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Headlights to Bright

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by 08beachtoy, Jan 8, 2009.

  1. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:33 PM
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    08beachtoy

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    Man I never thought I would have an issue with my lights being to bright but man I have got people flipping me off in the mirror jamming on their brakes getting behind me and putting their high beams on it pisses me off all I am doing is driving down the road with my lights on and they get all pissed off as though I have my high beams on . I am gonna look into tinted light covers I hate the way they look but I have had enough I am gonna end up smashing into somebody one of these times when they jam on their brakes !!! anybody else experience this problem
     
  2. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:33 PM
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    disassemble

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    ur stock headlights? no wayyyy wow
     
  3. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:35 PM
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    totally stock lights its been a big problem for me with other drivers the truck is a 2008 and the friggin lights are bright and I dont drive at night to often so the bulbs are still very new / low hours
     
  4. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:35 PM
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    TacoNut

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    you might just have to re-aim them...
    have you done a lift or had the TSB done recently, they might be off from that
     
  5. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:36 PM
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    Dark Knight

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    your cap on the back makes them shine upwards, get them adjusted.
     
  6. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:37 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    +1. That's what I was going to suggest...
     
  7. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:38 PM
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    good point dark night I never thought of that
     
  8. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:40 PM
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    2 minutes after posting / once again you guys gave me the solution to my problem
     
  9. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:45 PM
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    all of two minutes lol now I feel like a dumb ass for not even thinking about the cap weight causing the lights to aim upward
     
  10. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:46 PM
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    LonghornTaco

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    I have a similar problem from time to time, but it's because I haven't lifted the rear of my truck yet. I'm not going to re-aim the headlights until I do that...
     
  11. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:47 PM
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    freaky! I was just about to say the same thing. I'd get the suspension TSB done first and then readjust your lights.
     
  12. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:48 PM
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    people flash at me too. I get behind them, they slow down so I pass. Then they turn their damn brights on. I have a lift on my truck, but they were doing that stock too!
     
  13. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:49 PM
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    It's a Reg. cab IIRC it's not included in the tsb.
     
  14. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:49 PM
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    Maybe your back tires are low on air. :rolleyes:
     
  15. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:49 PM
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    I own a regular cab and I dont think the tsb covers my truck although I think it should as I am not at all happy with the way the truck sits especially with the cap on it the rear is lower than the front when I put just a little weight in the back and its common for me to feel it hitting the bump stops when I am on the beach
     
  16. Jan 8, 2009 at 7:51 PM
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    yup. You're right.
     
  17. Jan 8, 2009 at 8:35 PM
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    I get the same thing it drives me crazy. I have a stock '08 Access cab, with the rear spring TSB, that should have pointed my headlights farther down, not up...
     
  18. Jan 8, 2009 at 8:49 PM
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    It is annoying huh I am not exactly the most relaxxed driver anyway so when people start f ..... g with me I get kinda pissed quick it has not been pretty a few times like tonight on the way home from philadelphia this lady in some fancy bmw wont get out of the left lane when she finally does she decides after I pass to get back behind me and put her high beams on .This had to be the third time in like a 20 mile stretch with people high beaming me well lets just say I "tapped " my brakes lol she got the hint we were down to oh I would say 25 mph really fast from the usual freeway speed of well you no LOL unfortunately for her she happen to do that to me after a few others and I took it out on her oh well she will think twice before she does it again !
     
  19. Jan 8, 2009 at 8:57 PM
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    i have the same problem..but its probably cuz i have hid's in my truck, and I aimed them up a bit since I have technically no more high beam. get people flash me all the time, but i dont care. I can see the road and whats in front of me now.
     
  20. Jan 8, 2009 at 11:36 PM
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    Happens to me every time I leave my house and go down the hill to work! I looked at the diagram on adjusting the lights....looks like a pain in the ass. I need to find a big garage where I can put some tape up and adjust them.
     
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