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Tundra Total Taillight Kits - Hotshot Offroad

Discussion in '2.5 Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by memario1214, Oct 13, 2021.

  1. Nov 17, 2021 at 5:36 PM
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    AzureNightmare

    AzureNightmare ASCM#1 Douchebag formerly known as 50 Buck

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    Patiently waiting for the video. Can't wait to see them put through their paces for all possible uses.


    ***FULL DISCLOSURE*** I'm patiently waiting to purchase too, because there are too many things that I want right now and the stock tails are actually functional. Eventually, I will have the whole thing lit up, but it's just not the number one priority right now.
     
  2. Nov 23, 2021 at 3:44 AM
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    Do the resistors have plugs on them so there is no need to posi tap into the factory wiring? I’d prefer not to mess up factory wire insulation. Can we get a pic of them?
     
  3. Nov 23, 2021 at 5:02 AM
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    Tundra234

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    Alot of them
    They are plug and play with connectors. No wire cutting or taps needed.
     
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  4. Nov 23, 2021 at 11:53 AM
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    Outstanding. Thanks
     
  5. Nov 23, 2021 at 2:49 PM
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    memario1214

    memario1214 [OP] Hotshot Offroad Staff Member Vendor

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    Can confirm what @Tundra234 said. They literally just screw in-line with our harnesses and the VLED bulbs. No splicing required! Just gotta find a flat surface to stick them to, but there's plenty of those behind the taillight!
     
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  6. Nov 23, 2021 at 3:23 PM
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    Are resistors front and rear specific?
     
  7. Nov 23, 2021 at 3:57 PM
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    Taco-Spike

    Taco-Spike From Tacoma World. Fueled by bacon & bourbon

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    Not necessary. It completes the circuit. Some can be either Installed in front or rear that meets the load of the flasher relay.

    different years, different applications have shown to have different outcomes and yet some similar
     
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  8. Nov 23, 2021 at 4:04 PM
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    memario1214

    memario1214 [OP] Hotshot Offroad Staff Member Vendor

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    No they are not, and if you have enough resistance in one place or the other it can actually eliminate HF across the system. If you do too much though you can get other weird conditions which is why I don't use a huge one in our kits.
     
  9. Nov 24, 2021 at 8:14 AM
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    Been loving these! They are definitely bright but they don't seem to be too bright. Was driving at midnight and was stopped at the traffic light. The vehicle that was behind me was fully illuminated in red from the brake lights! I could completely make out the driver and he wasn't squinting/covering his eyes/or looking pissed!
    Thanks again for making this happen @memario1214
     
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  10. Nov 24, 2021 at 8:30 AM
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    It's even better when you are lifted.:D
     
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  11. Nov 24, 2021 at 8:48 AM
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    They are bright and I love it more in daytime. People can see you much better with upper and lower both lighting up. That's what I love most about. Both upper and lower, both light up. It always bothered me that only lower lights up with light on.
     
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  12. Nov 24, 2021 at 8:52 AM
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    I keep waiting for another Tundra owner that notices it and asks how it was done. I purposely get in front of them lol.
     
  13. Nov 24, 2021 at 8:52 AM
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    Just installed mine "Option A" and love em.
     
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  14. Nov 24, 2021 at 9:00 AM
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    I've been doing this for almost 3 years in my Tacoma, still doesn't seem like anybody notices.
     
  15. Nov 24, 2021 at 9:30 AM
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    I don't get people. When I drive I look at every Tundra that I see to see if it has and mods on it lol.
     
  16. Nov 24, 2021 at 10:28 AM
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    lmao i do the same. my most visible mod being the GM style tow mirrors
     
  17. Nov 27, 2021 at 11:14 AM
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    E36D9A08-C3D9-4913-AC22-37668A666F93.jpg 4ABC2CAE-51A6-413B-A423-9CD472559B48.jpg
    I picked up a someone a few weeks ago and we were about a hour into our ride when he asked if this was the same Ram I had the last time he was in town theres one pile of people that don’t notice a thing. My last truck was white too guess that’s all he noticed.

    Not much gets passed me and much less if it’s a Tundra with mods lol

    Installed my taillights yesterday love the new look…..thanks to Colton for arranging shipping to Canada appreciate it very much.
     
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  18. Nov 28, 2021 at 11:57 AM
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    Are the resistors recommended or no? I have a 17 with Factory led headlights .Thanks
     
  19. Nov 28, 2021 at 12:02 PM
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    TRDFerguson It’s funny because it’s bigger than a normal hat.

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    I think the consensus has been “if you’re not sure, get the resistors.” There’s just too many factors to definitively say that they aren’t needed, so spending the $20 is a safe bet.
     
  20. Nov 28, 2021 at 12:02 PM
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    Thanks .Ill do that ,if i need i have em ,if i dont i have em lol
     
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  21. Nov 28, 2021 at 12:09 PM
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    Just placed my order :spending:
     
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  22. Nov 28, 2021 at 12:17 PM
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    I gambled and didn't order them for my '18. I then had hyperflash even though I have halogens in all my turns prior to this kit. I then had to wait for the resistors.
    I say, spend the 20 to be safe. I see you ordered. Hope your install goes smooth!
     
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  23. Nov 28, 2021 at 12:17 PM
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    Thanks ,it looks like a nice set up
     
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  24. Nov 28, 2021 at 12:24 PM
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    It was a game changer for me…hated the look of the lower bulb lit just didn’t look right. Glad it looks right now D21DC38D-3BCF-4747-BE7F-7F60A5B93E09.jpgI do have the resistors
     
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  25. Nov 28, 2021 at 12:27 PM
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    memario1214

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    Jake nailed it. If you're on the fence just go with em!

    Appreciate the order!
     
  26. Nov 28, 2021 at 12:27 PM
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    Ya it always looked liie the bulb was out .Kind of dumb on Toyotas part
     
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  27. Nov 28, 2021 at 12:27 PM
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    I got them to be safe. And your very welcome .
     
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  28. Nov 28, 2021 at 12:59 PM
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    Just install them while you have everything apart. It won't hurt anything having them in.
     
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  29. Dec 6, 2021 at 10:35 AM
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    Did this yesterday. Really like this upgrade. Kit is very easy to install. I like the LED double lights while maintaining factory look.
     
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  30. Dec 6, 2021 at 10:50 AM
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    memario1214

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    Woo!

    Thanks for the support, and glad install went smoothly!
     
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