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HID adjusting

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by RDAY, Sep 18, 2009.

  1. Sep 18, 2009 at 7:51 PM
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    RDAY

    RDAY [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I cant get it right 1st its to high then to low then seems right to me but everyone flashes me. Can I take it to the toyota dealer do they have a special way to adjust it?
    Thanks
     
  2. Sep 18, 2009 at 8:17 PM
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    InfidelTaco

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  3. Sep 18, 2009 at 9:42 PM
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    freesample

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    dude... look for the 2 nuts on each light and find a wall with level ground in front of it. trial and error. but keep track of where it was on a previous setting
     
  4. Sep 18, 2009 at 10:02 PM
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    Razorecko

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    I had the same problem. Than i went with some ebay projector lights and have hids in those. They're perfect. The stock housings give off way too much secondary light with hid systems
     
  5. Sep 18, 2009 at 10:50 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    Find a wall and about 40' run of level ground to it. (back of a supermarket or such). Drive the truck up to the wall, throw down some tape to mark where the lights center are (just use + pattern). Back the truck up about 40' straight on, turn the low's on. Adjust so the drivers side is in quadrent 4 (lower right) of the pattern, probably around 10" or so below the x-axis and about 5" or so to the right of the y-axis. The pass side should line up to the y-axis, and ever so slightly below the x-axis (couple of inches).

    That's not the 'offical' settings from Toyota, if you run a search for headlight adjustment it should show up something chris threw up with the official procedure... but this works as a rule of thumb for most cars and should keep the flashing down :D
     
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