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Do you leave your headlights ON during the day?

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by Jkdog, Jul 30, 2019.

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When you drive during the day, for the most part, do you:

  1. Turn your headlights off?

    17 vote(s)
    23.3%
  2. Drive with low beams and fog lights?

    3 vote(s)
    4.1%
  3. Drive with low beams and no fog lights?

    4 vote(s)
    5.5%
  4. Drive with parking lights?

    1 vote(s)
    1.4%
  5. Drive with daytime running lights?

    37 vote(s)
    50.7%
  6. Modified my lights and like to drive with only fog lights on?

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. I leave the lights in Auto and they come on when needed.

    11 vote(s)
    15.1%
  1. Jul 30, 2019 at 5:10 PM
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    Jkdog

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    I was just wondering how many people drive with their headlights on during the day. I normally leave my headlights and fog lights on all the time. I don’t have to worry about turning them on at night, or driving down the road with the just the DRL on (don’t get me started on DRL without sensors).
     
  2. Jul 30, 2019 at 5:21 PM
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    4Runner fun

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    I use the DRL even without a sensor.
    I like the visibility it provides to me for others.
    Anything to avoid an accident.
    I don't want a 2020 or another T4R.
    After I get the Morimoto xb fogs and matching lighting. We will see how it ends up...
    Apparently, the $78 Phillips HID kit is no longer available.
    Need led for interior & exterior also...
     
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  3. Jul 30, 2019 at 5:27 PM
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    Only use Hi Beam on my Bike ALWAYS during daytime. No lights on cage when daytime. I got my LED Driving lights today! But have to R&R Rectifier on OB Eng Boat for a friend tomorrow or Thur. weather related & other commitments B4 install & AMAZON said they would NOT be here till Sat! Those lying Bastards:kona::lalala::cheers::bowdown::yes::D
     
  4. Jul 30, 2019 at 5:48 PM
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    All the craze is HID but I ran it in my taco and got flash all the time no matter how I adjusted them. I went back to LED on my 4Runner, running DRL, and I don’t see any difference and I don’t get flashed, not once. I recommend a kit from Xeon Depot, high quality kits with easy install with basic knowledge and some patience, no tieing into the battery like HID. https://www.xenondepot.com/2018-4runner-LED-Headlight-s/108.htm
     
  5. Jul 30, 2019 at 6:15 PM
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    I don't believe all lights can be turned off. I thought (perhaps I'm wrong) even going to "off" leaves your running lights on can somebody verify? When I got the vehicle I was testing this and even "off" didn't shut down everything. I miss the auto setting my Honda has.
     
  6. Jul 30, 2019 at 6:17 PM
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    DLR on my hi beam and foglamps
     
  7. Jul 30, 2019 at 7:26 PM
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    I leave mine on all the time...except for the rest of the day after I go to the dealer and they turn the damn things off.
     
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  8. Jul 30, 2019 at 9:04 PM
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    I never turned on lights, then had a professional gig that taught me to turn on lights whenever my engine was running so I ran full lights all the time. Then I got a truck with Auto lights and honestly don’t know how to turn them on/off any more.
     
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  9. Jul 30, 2019 at 9:33 PM
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    MeefZah

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    Things with stuff, but nothing much
    My DRL is deactivated by bending a pin down in the relay. I run with my low beams on all the time. The DRL is deactivated so I can use parking lights w/out DRL as needed.
     
  10. Jul 31, 2019 at 3:06 AM
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    jcoon

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    All lights off, my 4Runner switch lets me turn everything off, then has a DRL mode, park lights then low beam mode.
     
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  11. Jul 31, 2019 at 7:15 AM
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    Same on mine.
     
  12. Jul 31, 2019 at 9:26 AM
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    I'll have to check mine tonight when I get home I could of sworn I could not get them all off does that sound right??
     
  13. Jul 31, 2019 at 9:42 AM
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    Nope you should be able to turn all off.
     
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  14. Jul 31, 2019 at 10:06 AM
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    DRL during the day.
     
  15. Jul 31, 2019 at 10:22 AM
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    All lights off unless it's raining or nighttime
     
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  16. Jul 31, 2019 at 10:27 AM
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    DRL during the day.

    They turn on when you take the E-brake off.

    They turn off when you press the E-brake down.

    No sensor needed.

    You can also run parking lights and/or low beams and leave them in the on position when you leave the car. Just hit the lock button on your fob and it will turn all lights off.

    Not sure about fog lights. I rarely use them.
     
  17. Jul 31, 2019 at 6:17 PM
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    PaulB-2006 T4R

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    I run with DRL on during the day. I have Cougar Motor LEDs in the DRL /high beams. I like the look of the DRL, offers safety and the high beams light up the night.
     
  18. Jul 31, 2019 at 6:19 PM
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    No option for "fuck no!"
     
  19. Jul 31, 2019 at 6:47 PM
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    Man, you people are weird lol.
     
  20. Jul 31, 2019 at 6:53 PM
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  21. Jul 31, 2019 at 11:01 PM
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    I want to try this. Coming from Chevy since 2004, all had auto lights, never touched a switch.
     
  22. Aug 1, 2019 at 12:16 PM
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    Looks like turning them off depends on the type you have. I have type A
     
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  23. Aug 1, 2019 at 12:44 PM
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    I have type A also on srs prem.
    I know I forgot to turn off alot when I first got it cuz it was on next time I drove it.
     
  24. Aug 1, 2019 at 3:20 PM
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    Might have to press the lock button twice to get the low beams to turn off.

    Can't remember exactly.
     
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    Curious, was your truck lifted and if so did you compensate the lighting by pointing the lights down. I know that’s at times that is not always thought of when lifting a vehicle. Maybe why you were getting flashed? I’ve seen cars and trucks with these HID and was wondering about them vs LED
     
  26. Aug 1, 2019 at 10:45 PM
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    yup, 2 clicks, all are off.
     
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  27. Aug 2, 2019 at 4:22 AM
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    2016Pro

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    I had to adjust my HIDs down quite a bit. They work great and I never get flashed.
     
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  28. Aug 2, 2019 at 5:24 PM
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    I did, several times. I had an awesome place at work where I could park flat and have a garage door with nice horizontal lines to keep both even but by the time I got them low enough to stop being flashed the forward light putout was worthless.
     
  29. Aug 2, 2019 at 6:26 PM
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    So is the LED better by this company? I wasn’t sure between the two
     
  30. Aug 4, 2019 at 12:04 PM
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    I truely believe so.
     

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