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Adjusting lights after HID install.

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by soilsample, May 15, 2010.

  1. May 15, 2010 at 4:09 AM
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    soilsample

    soilsample [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hi
    a couple of months back I installed a HID kit in my Tacoma. The truck also has a 3" toytec lift and in slightly nose high.

    My lights blind the crap out of people. The beams are good (not just blowing out light everywhere) but they just aim A little too high.
    The bulbs are seated correctly in the sockets.

    I have turned the adjustment screws on the back of the light housings but they don't seem to do much.

    My question is:
    should I keep turning the adjuster screws and try to bring the beams down? Or am I wasting my time. Is it just that my stock (non projector) headlights can't aim the beams correctly?

    Thanks
    Donald
     
  2. May 15, 2010 at 11:56 AM
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    05offroad

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    I got pulled over after getting my lift for my HIDs being "blinding". Just turn the screws on the sides of your headlights. They adjust very slow but they do adjust. I pulled up to a wall and aimed them that way
     
  3. May 15, 2010 at 2:40 PM
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    Viet2100

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    How far are you from the wall?
     
  4. May 15, 2010 at 3:10 PM
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