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Aiming headlights after leveling.

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by Kruuuzn, Sep 2, 2020.

  1. Sep 2, 2020 at 6:40 PM
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    Kruuuzn

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    Has anyone felt the need to adjust their headlights after leveling your truck?
     
  2. Sep 2, 2020 at 6:45 PM
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    You definitely should. The difference isn't probably super noticable at 25 feet, but it would be much farther down the road. Good for you, but not so much for oncoming traffic. Especially in TC.
     
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    Shine the lights on the garage and give it a few cranks down. People in Miatas will still complain. :sadviolin:
     
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    The only way to do it, is to do it right. Don't guestimate.
     
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    I'd like to know how to adjust my headlights. I bought some so-so Amazon replacement bulbs and i'm sure they're all out of whack
     
  6. Sep 2, 2020 at 7:13 PM
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    Halogen or LED?
     
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    Righty tighty to bring em down. Slightly lower in the driver side than passenger to help oncoming traffic.
     
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    Aiming may not help. You really have to research the proper bulb to make a good replacement. If it doesn't mimic the position of the halogen filament, isn't the right orientation, or just plain isn't bright enough, it will definitely not help... especially in projector lights. Most likely you didn't knock the housing out of alignment, but it is always possible.

    There is an entire thread comparing different LED bulbs I can link if you like.
     
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    If you do it level with the truck empty it'll naturally dip that side down with a driver in it
     
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