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adjusting headlight beams

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by houndsmen, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. Oct 19, 2009 at 6:28 PM
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    houndsmen

    houndsmen [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hi,
    I am new to tacomas and i recently just bought one and lifted it! well the back stayed a little higher than the front so my lights are pointing down. my tacoma is a 2001.
    How do i adjust my headlight to angle upward? i know there are two screws near the bottom but im not sure which ones exatcly??? and do i have to remove my grill in order to acess these screws?
    Thanx
     
  2. Oct 19, 2009 at 7:40 PM
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    ETaco23

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  3. Oct 19, 2009 at 9:58 PM
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  4. Oct 22, 2009 at 10:34 AM
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    houndsmen

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    ok so i know where the screw is do i need to take off my grill in order to get the the face of the screw?
     
  5. Oct 24, 2009 at 6:46 AM
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    xsvtoyz

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    on my 03 the adjuster is inside the engine bay and is supposed to be 4mm socket its on a long piece of threaded stock with a 4mm hex on the end 01 may be different but I dont think so I dont have to take anything apart to adj. I did have to move the battery over slightly but the tightened down in that place so I could make quick adj if I needed to
     
  6. Oct 24, 2009 at 7:29 AM
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    ^^Yep, its the same. At end of the threaded stock you will see that its hexed so it can fit a socket.
     
  7. Oct 24, 2009 at 8:25 PM
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    A 5/32 socket fits about perfect if you don't have a 4mm. I adjusted mine a few weeks ago when I lifted the front a bit.
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