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Damn these lights are bright!

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by luk8272, Oct 16, 2008.

  1. Oct 16, 2008 at 9:44 PM
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    luk8272

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    Well the night that I installed my HIDs I got a call to go to work so I left early in the morning and never adjusted my headlights. Needless to say I could see perfectly fine, 2 weeks later I come in and never thought about it but last night I was driving and noticed I could see peoples teeth as they were coming at me on the highway. So tonight I parked behind my brothers truck and left the lights on while I went sit in his truck. HOLY SHIT. I'm sorry to all the unlucky people that I was behind or infront off. Now they are adjusted, it was very simple and I only used my fingers no tools needed, only had to adjust the up/down the horizontal seems fine. If you have these lights you may want to look into tending to this. Even though they are adjusted they are still very bright.
     
  2. Oct 16, 2008 at 9:48 PM
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    Glad to hear that you care about your fellow drivers to adjust your headlights so as to not to blind them. I've seen too many drivers who could give a damn about whether or not they're blinding oncoming drivers.
     
  3. Oct 16, 2008 at 9:52 PM
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    Yeah, I am on the highways alot, and just wanted to be able to see better in inclimate weather not give everyone else a hard time. I was kinda thinking even with them adjusted they are too bright. I have them set a little low to help out a little more since I have a lift. We were gone eat out with my brother and his wife but on the way to pick them up it got dark enough to use my headlights and I decided it would be better to go in their car.
     
  4. Oct 16, 2008 at 9:57 PM
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    Yeah good job on adjusting now i need a pair just with my piaa bulbs people didnt like me lol
     
  5. Oct 16, 2008 at 10:11 PM
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    Thanks fellas.
     
  6. Oct 17, 2008 at 6:26 AM
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    Hi luk8272, are you use the OEM headlight housing, or after market Halo headlight housing? The question I ask is I have a set of 6000K Hi/Lo on the OEM headlight housing. I never adjust it, so is it you just adjust it tilt down a little bit?
     
  7. Oct 17, 2008 at 6:32 AM
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    Factory housing. Very easy to turn down, I just eye balled it. I also realized that driving with the fogs on (like I used to do) all the time is just too bright.

    Here is a link on how to adjust. I only moved the verticle up/down. The top adjustment is under a plastic cap and controls the horizontal left/right.
    http://www.toyotanation.com/forum/t199139.html



    Keep in mind I have a 3" lift. I thought they were ok until I parked behind my brothers truck and then sat in it.
     
  8. Oct 17, 2008 at 6:56 AM
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    Thanks alot for the info, I will do it tonight when I get a chances.


     
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