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Old 12-06-2009, 10:29 AM
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I know there are one or two plastic nuts that are located on the back of each headlight but if anyone has adjusted theirs please let me know which direction and which nut do i have to turn in order to aim the lights higher so i can see further away ?

i dont want to play with them and get them out of wack, i like the width of the beam spread, but i just want them both higher, my fogs dont really help me when they're on because the headlights are aimed so low...
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Old 12-07-2009, 08:44 AM
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The on that adjusts height is the one that is harder to get to, the one you'll need an extension to get down to. If that doesn't help I'll take a picture when I get home
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Old 12-07-2009, 09:41 PM
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so the one that does height is the top one that i can see through the hole .. i think that makes sense, any idea which direction for up ???????
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Old 12-08-2009, 08:19 AM
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No, but just leave your headlights on and park it in front of a wall so you can see which is up and down.
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sounds good, thanks
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I like to use tape on the wall for a reference point of where I started. Top, bottom and both sides of each headlight.
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Old 12-27-2009, 01:19 PM
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yeah i got around to it, amied them a bit high, then accidentaly seem to have snapped one of the plastic clips or retaining ring or something, anyways i left them aimed high, i can see everything at night now

clockwise is up, counterclockwise is down, there is only one nut on there, uses an M6 socket, use an 11" extension on there, pretty easy stuff...
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