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2014+ BHLM and Retrofit Warning

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by MotoTundra, Mar 1, 2015.

  1. Mar 1, 2015 at 5:48 PM
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    MotoTundra

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    FYI- I have seen on some other forums that guys that are doing Retrofits (didn't see any BHLM issues but it's still early yet) are having issues with the chrome reflector hitting the inside of the lens toward to the top of the light.
    I am only writing this as an FYI because I was considering doing either to my OEM lights and it's good information.
    Not sure if it's due to adjustment from the retrofit or the thickness/thinness of the new seal guys are using.
    You need to get new headlights to fix the damage from the friction, so if you are going to do either make sure you consider this.
    The easy fix seems to be to shave a bit of the reflector off in the area where it could make contact with the inside of the lens.
    I will post a link to those threads when I can.
     
  2. Mar 1, 2015 at 6:08 PM
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    Sean266

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    Thank you sir! Headlights are on my to do list at some point for this one too.
     
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  3. Mar 1, 2015 at 9:10 PM
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    havasubud

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    What is BHLM? Black Headlight mod?
     
  4. Mar 2, 2015 at 5:58 AM
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    Yes, sorry. Baking the headlights, taking them apart, painting some pieces black, then sealing them back up.

    On the Tacoma's it was pretty easy, with the 14+ Tundra headlights Toyota is using permaseal which sounds like a real pain to deal with when splitting the headlights.
     
  5. Mar 2, 2015 at 12:54 PM
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    Mike

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    permaseal you get it alittle hotter and keep it in the oven longer ... Ford has been using permaseal for years in there lights if memory is right..

    Permseal is not that bad. my fog lights(aftermarket) had permseal on them and only took extra 10 mins in the oven its alittle tough but nothing no one had handle.. i used the windshield seal that trs has and have had no problems with water...
     
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