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05 Double Cab headlights help

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by 2bak, Jan 19, 2021.

  1. Jan 19, 2021 at 10:02 PM
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    2bak

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    Looking to replace my 2005 Tundra Double cab headlight assembly. Stock has yellowed and rather than the polish route I think the truck deserves a fresh set. Having a tough time tracking down a set of OEM. Can anyone help? The access cab set seem to be out there but that apparently is different than I need for the DC. Thanks.
     
  2. Jan 19, 2021 at 10:59 PM
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    CodyP

    CodyP Such a n00b

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    Local junkyard or online if you want oem. Or you can do an depo or tyc assemblies off eBay and Amazon.

    And yes the double cab lights are bigger and different
     
  3. Jan 20, 2021 at 4:32 AM
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    artsr2002

    artsr2002 2005 Tundra DC SR5

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    Had Depo brand on my Tahoe. Quality was not too bad. It was a good base for a mini H1 retrofit.
     
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  4. Jan 20, 2021 at 7:06 AM
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    I bought new OEM from dealer. Shop around because prices vary by 20%. Going to have my truck for the long haul, so worth it to me to spend $400 on new.
     
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  5. Jan 20, 2021 at 7:30 AM
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    Numbers at the top of the box are complete light/bulbs. Ones at the bottom are just the housings.

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  6. Jan 20, 2021 at 9:37 PM
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    Hey thank you sir. Trying to look up an online source for this, any recommendations?
     
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    @Roman is a good place to start.
     
  8. Jan 20, 2021 at 10:46 PM
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    1lowlife Toxic prick..

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    Headlamp Components for 2005 Toyota Tundra | toyotacool (toyotaofcoolsprings.com)

    Being TOCS sales store is down, maybe try Sparks..

    Headlamp Components for 2005 Toyota Tundra | Sparks Parts

    When I had my 2005 DC, I buffed the headlights out with a rotary pad on a drill and Flitz polish.
    It worked pretty good...
    Just be careful to what your drill speed is..
    I use a DA polisher for that work now..

    Flitz HR31501 Headlight Restoration Kit | JB Tools

    Amazon.com: Flitz HR 31501 Headlight and Plastic Restoration Basic Kit: Automotive
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    Did the then daughter's car as well..

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  9. Jan 21, 2021 at 4:44 AM
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    Not really. If you go to https://parts.toyota.com/ it will list your closest local dealers.

    Otherwise I typically just use TYC brand housings from RockAuto or Amazon.
     
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  10. Jan 21, 2021 at 7:38 AM
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    SouthPaw

    SouthPaw The headlight guy

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    Aftermarket ones are plenty fine IMO. You’ll spend a 1/4 of the cost and years out of them. I use them for my retrofit builds and have only had one issue out of the 30-40 sets I’ve built.
     
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  11. Jan 21, 2021 at 9:42 AM
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    Dig it. You have an aftermarket you trust more than the rest?
     
  12. Jan 21, 2021 at 9:57 AM
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    SouthPaw The headlight guy

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    If I had to guess, there is only one or two manufacturers making them so I don’t think you can go wrong.
     
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  13. Jan 21, 2021 at 11:00 AM
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    onesojourner Here, let me derail that for you

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    My experience with aftermarket housing is that that cutoff line is much less pronounced. In fact I would happily trade these shiny aftermarket mismatched set for some ok condition OEM that need to be polished.
     
  14. Jan 31, 2021 at 10:32 AM
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    Cheap Chyna LED Bulbs with Cheap Chyna Aftermarket Housing Assys (bottom pic 23ft. test).

    Best light the truck has ever had. Only thing left for me to try are Projectors of which I’ll be doing the Morimoto MLED 2.0.

    Or, I may try these Morimoto 2Stroke 3.0 Bulbs as they’ve gotten great reviews.

    2005/06 Tundras are finicky with LED, though.

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  16. Feb 4, 2021 at 7:55 PM
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    Depo head light assemblies from Rock Auto with SuperbrightLED CAN LED heads and fogs. Still running factory fog lenses and need to change them out.

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  17. Feb 5, 2021 at 3:50 AM
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    A Headlight and Fog Duel! AC vs. DC

    Katanas Headlights with SuperNova High Dolla Fogs in the sweet Wrap Around Chrome Bumper Factory Fog Assys with 270° spread.



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