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Help!!! How to adjust H1 mini's Retrofit

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by TheSmash133, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. TheSmash133

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    I just got my H1 Mini's installed today and they are pointed a little to high for my taste. How to I level both of them and make them point down??
     
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    Not sure what you are talking about but I bet there is a screw/bolt you loosen then adjust then tighten bolt/screw to hold it?
     
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    The same way you adjust your headlights normally, the adjustment tabs/screws on the back of the headlight assembly
     
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    The knobs are really hard to turn.... I'll get the hang out of it but, I think I need to adjust the actual projectors/bulbs. The light output just looks off.... I'll post some pics soon
     
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    I dont think its even possible to adjust just the projector. only the headlight housing
     
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    Post some pics and I'll let you know what to do. You could have either installed them wrong or else you just need some dial adjustment. Sometimes you need to pretty much back them all the way out and then screw them back in to get the right adjustment. They get all bound up
     
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    [​IMG]

    Lower left portion....

    This is from sitting in the truck
     
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    This is standing right next to the front left tire, sorry for the poor picture. Again though, bottom left portion
     
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    That sort of circular dark spot?
     
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    yessir
     
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    Thats really weird. Its almost like something is on the projector or something :notsure: good luck OP
     
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    Haha a pic against a wall would make things a whole lot easier... But that circle instinctively tells me that the bulb is seated in the projector incorrectly
     
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    Ughhhhhhhh yea it looks like you guys are right..... :mad:
     
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    So I would have to play with the bulb correct?
     
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    So... Since they are all put together now I assume I recommend that you do this. Remove the headlight and the bulb. Take a very bright flashlight to the back of the projector and shine it towards a light colored wall. This will tell us whether or not there is something wrong with the projector or if the bulb is seated incorrectly (maybe both). Or you could just try and adjust the bulb by unscrewing the twisty things that hold it in place and moving it around trying to get it seated correctly. Your beam should look like this:

    [​IMG]
     
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    I tried messing with the bulb but had no luck. I just took off the rubber boot and tried twisting it but no luck.... I'm gonna go try again
     
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    I tried to disconnect the bulb from the wiring but I just couldn't get. I need smaller hands...
     
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