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#312 of 351 Re: DRL module/kit [cacou]
Mar 29, 2007 (1:21 pm)
I had my 2005 Toyota Tundra done on Monday,Mar 26, the $25 kit didn't have a resistor to reduce the voltage to the headlights(reduces glare)and wasn't recommended for Toyota vehicles so CT got a more expensive DRL(DRL-1) kit from a parts supplier($75) made by Standard; a much more durable looking kit then the cheap one. Install was easy even tho Toyota vehicles are switched on the ground side rather than the supply side like most GM,Ford and Chrysler/Dailmer vehicles.
It took about 1.5 hrs(1rst time mech had installed this unit)Cost $125.00 but seems to work fine(truck passed the Fed Inspect and SK safety inspection with flying colors!
#314 of 351 DRL SOURCE
Apr 14, 2007 (2:29 am)
Try www.hamsar.com. I have not used them, but plan to order a drl module for my Chrysler Jxi from them.
#316 of 351 Re: DRL module/kit [teach45]
Aug 12, 2007 (9:20 am)
I am in a similar situation as you....the $25 DRL Kit at CT did not work on the Tundra...pls advise as to the CT you had this done and who "Standard" is....I can give this to my CT Service Manager to make contact. Thanks
#317 of 351 Re: DRL module/kit [ironmanjma]
Aug 12, 2007 (10:41 am)
For God's sake don't let CT touch the DRL's. I got Toyota to do it. Have heard bad stories of CT screwing up this. Toyota dealer told me that they caused $9000. electrical damage to a Prius and Toyota had to fix it although CT did pay the shot. They also screwed up my buddies Sienna Van and DRL don't work now. Cost might be over $150 though but done right. Regards
#318 of 351 Re: DRL module/kit [voodoo99]
Aug 13, 2007 (6:13 am)
I hear you...I will be extremely careful in deciding to let CT touch the truck....they do have one mechanic here who is very good and I would trust. They did a Benz for me a couple of years ago and it worked out okay. Anyway, thanks for the "heads up." I will source a Toyota dealer to see what they can do.
#319 of 351 Re: DRL module/kit [ironmanjma]
Aug 13, 2007 (8:59 am)
I had the install done at CT in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. I did not go for the $25 kit and went with a kit manufactured by Standard Auto Parts (DRL-1). Check out the Tundra Solutions Forum(DRL's Issue Thread)posted by me. Installed in March/07 by CT electrical tech(his 1rst time), the unit was not available at CT but was picked up at a local auto parts supplier in PA. Cost about $140 for parts and install.
I received detailed instructions from Standard Auto website as to install specific to the Toy Tundra(2005). To date unit works well with all the features of OEM. Good luck. If u need more info email.
#320 of 351 Re: DRL module/kit [teach45]
Aug 13, 2007 (10:04 am)
Teach45: Thanks for the info....Our local NAPA has DRL Kit from Echlin (They told me Echlin and Standard are subsidiarly companies). I will let you know how I make out. Thanks again.
#321 of 351 07 tundra ext cab
Oct 12, 2007 (6:47 am)
Just leased a 07 tundra last night & love it...but....
TOO BIG for wifey....thought about side steps but this is a huge truck soooo....any suggestions anyone....