Looking for best halo/projector headlights

Discussion in 'Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation' started by monster05, Sep 25, 2014.

  1. monster05

    monster05 New Member

    Okay I'm looking for the best but kind of lower priced headlights for my 05 taco. I like the look of the Spyder projector headlights, but i haven't really heard anything good about them. ImageUploadedByTaco Forum1411696751.657935.jpg ImageUploadedByTaco Forum1411696789.159915.jpg
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  3. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Negative Nancy

  4. Gandolfthegray

    Gandolfthegray New Member

    I like my spec d's only downside was the high beam and projectors weren't LED just the halo its self. So I'm getting a light bar to compensate. Also the grill on my truck is from amazon very clean grill.

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  5. haley

    haley New Member

    Try eBay ImageUploadedByTaco Forum1425225460.176961.jpg ImageUploadedByTaco Forum1425225460.176961.jpg
  6. turnerTRD

    turnerTRD Well-Known Member

    I really like mine.

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  7. 910yota

    910yota Member

    How much lift you got your truck man?
  8. 05yotataco

    05yotataco Member


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  9. +1 - A retrofit into OEM style headlights gives you the BEST output and performance available. A lot of the "halo projector" style lights (as the OP uploaded a pic of) are often terrible - they can have even worse output than stock halogens - fitment issues - shoddy internal components and just overall sub-par build quality.

    You can build a set of headlights OR have a set built that will end up costing more than those - but last 10x as long and give you superb light output.

    Bad Output
    Genuine HID Output (customer submitted)
  10. Nocturnal92

    Nocturnal92 Well-Known Member

    Couple of guys here are on retrofit and never heard any issues.
  11. Bluetaco79

    Bluetaco79 New Member

    Where's the best place to buy the retro's
  12. tommyboy

    tommyboy Well-Known Member

    ImageUploadedByTaco Forum1457849846.243491.jpg retrofit
  13. sfstud2002

    sfstud2002 Well-Known Member

    Here's mine

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  14. That depends on your budget and goals to be honest.
    Just to note - those aren't retrofits - they are "projector headlights" -- a retrofit refers to modifying OEM or OEM style headlight housings with genuine HID components. Yours still look sharp, but just wanted to point out the distinction.
  15. Calico Jack

    Calico Jack Member

    I build retrofits and you cant go wrong with them. HID's are unbeatable in light output and quality

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  16. sfstud2002

    sfstud2002 Well-Known Member

    The title of the section says "halo/projector". Just so you know the difference....
  17. johng813

    johng813 Well-Known Member

    Pro tuning lab makes great halo headlamps. I just ordered a pair with all the bulbs for only 200 bucks. So far I love them! And they are high quality lamps better than OEM in my opinion.
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  18. spyderfxst

    spyderfxst Active Member

    Any LED head lights?
  19. jrct84

    jrct84 Well-Known Member

    Just get a plug and play led conversion kit I love it! Comes with a ballast and you plug it into your existing harness I think I paid like 150
  20. Mjp2

    Mjp2 Well-Known Member

    Have a picture of the headlights on at night, while facing them? Id like to see the scatter.

    Diodes and filaments have the same characteristics?

    Sounds alot like the hid pnp fad a few yrs ago.
  21. RamRodd

    RamRodd Member

    Iv got OPT7 LED headlight in mine and i love them, Stock housing but still looks nice!

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