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Help! Headlight angle got messed up!

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by mmadej87, Oct 31, 2009.

  1. Oct 31, 2009 at 8:33 PM
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    mmadej87

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    well i just recently got into an accident with my truck

    check link for full story http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2n...y-indestructable-post1032711.html#post1032711

    and when i got the truck back, i think the body shop adjusted the angle on my headlights and they were pointing way up, and i have HIDs on my truck and i was blinding everybody that drove by, so i adjusted them and went kinda excessive and faced them too far down..does anybody know how to get them back to stock settings? is there even a way to i guess measure what the angle of stock settings and able to get it back to that setting?
     
  2. Oct 31, 2009 at 8:36 PM
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    Use the search to find a .pdf that I posted on how to align the headlights. You should use a flat wall a level surface to get them in a ball park range and then just drive down empty road at night with a Philips screw driver handy and adjust them little by little until you get them right. No more then about 3 or 4 turns once you are fine tuning them.
     
  4. Nov 1, 2009 at 5:15 AM
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    Screwdriver? Mine adjust with a socket, not a screwdriver. Interesting.
     
  5. Nov 1, 2009 at 9:30 AM
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    thanks for the help, i think im gonna park it near a wall and just mess with the height, that pdf confused the hell out of me...lol
     
  6. Nov 7, 2009 at 10:23 PM
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    nice. I installed HIDs and needed the info on aiming my lights. :thumbsup:
     

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