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WTB: Headlights

Discussion in 'Buy / Sell / Trade' started by gorilla33, Nov 23, 2010.

  1. Nov 23, 2010 at 4:57 AM
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    gorilla33

    gorilla33 [OP] Stock Radiant Red

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    Will entertain any offer, any style. Have condensation in mine and need to replace.
     
  2. Nov 23, 2010 at 5:04 AM
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    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    Just cause you have condensation in them doesn't mean you need to replace. You can get the water out. Just saying before you spend your money needlessly. There's a few things you can try.
    You could open the headlights (and maybe do the BHLM while you're in there), wipe everything down and reseal them.
    You can take them out of the truck, leave them lens down and either hang one of those silicone packets in the headlight hole or place one over the headlight hole. I can't remember who makes the packets but they're made to absorb moisture. I'd still recommend sealing the perimeter with a clear automotive silicone to prevent it from happening again.
    The last and simpliest is using a hair drier. Place the light lens down on a towel so you don't scratch it and blow the warm air in the headlight hole. The moisture will eventually evaporate out. Again, you should reseal to prevent it from happening again.
    Good luck!
     
  3. Nov 23, 2010 at 6:25 AM
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    I have done the BHLM. That was about a year ago, and what got me in this mess. They just started to get condensation in them recently. I also did not do the greatest job. I accidently let the lense touch the heating element in the oven, which left a place. There is also a few chips. From 5 ft away they look good. I'm to anal about it I guess. I would maybe be willing to include my BHLM set in the deal if someone was interested in trying to remove the condensation. It is only on the passenger side.
     
  4. Nov 23, 2010 at 6:30 AM
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    Gotcha, sounds like you've got some other reasons for trading out. I just didn't want you to go spending money on something that could potentially be an easy fix. Good luck, free bump for you!
     
  5. Nov 23, 2010 at 6:32 AM
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    Can just the outter lenses be purchased any where?
     
  6. Nov 23, 2010 at 6:34 AM
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    Not that I've ever seen. People have sold their headlights on here with broken tabs though and the lens could be removed from a set like that but I've never seen just the lens being sold separately. Not saying it's not possible or can't be found, I just haven't seen it anywhere. Maybe someone else can chime in if they know where to find them.
     
  7. Nov 23, 2010 at 6:54 AM
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    I have basically "brand new" headlights off a 2010 tacoma the truck only has 6k miles, ordered my new headlights 3-4 days ago. Pm me if you're interested.

    ~ brian
     
  8. Nov 23, 2010 at 7:12 AM
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    PM'd
     
  9. Nov 23, 2010 at 7:16 AM
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    mhmm, didn't get a pm :confused:
     
  10. Nov 23, 2010 at 7:24 AM
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    tried again
     
  11. Nov 23, 2010 at 4:08 PM
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  12. Nov 24, 2010 at 8:44 AM
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    anyone with experience with the Black Ebay version?
     
  13. Nov 24, 2010 at 8:54 AM
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    I've got the black ones from E-bay. I sealed them up before I installed them, and haven't had any problems. they've been in about 6 months now.
    [​IMG]
     
  14. Nov 26, 2010 at 6:06 AM
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    anyone?
     
  15. Nov 26, 2010 at 7:23 AM
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    I have a set of the black E-Bay ones Brand new in box that I will sell you. I bought them then decided to go with the 09 Sport tinted head lights instead. Only 1 box was opened to inspect the light...100 plus shipping
     
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