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Old 07-14-2007, 03:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok i know what bolts/screws/things to turn.. there is one on the top and one on the bottom.. but what do i use to turn them... basically.. do this.. take a small allen wrench.. hold the straight side out.. BAM that's what i have to turn to adjust them... what tool would i use to turn those. my driver's side headlight sits VERY close to the front of the car.. and the passenger could use a little adjusting towards the center. my Xenons would look alot better if they were actually up.
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ok i know what bolts/screws/things to turn.. there is one on the top and one on the bottom.. but what do i use to turn them... basically.. do this.. take a small allen wrench.. hold the straight side out.. BAM that's what i have to turn to adjust them... what tool would i use to turn those. my driver's side headlight sits VERY close to the front of the car.. and the passenger could use a little adjusting towards the center. my Xenons would look alot better if they were actually up.
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I though you only needed a screwdriver. I could be wrong.

If u want to do it the proper way, move ur car 25 feet from a wall, measure the heigh of the bulb to the ground, draw a line on the wall representing the same height, then adjust accordingly.


I have Xenon/HID on my 95. It''s not a good idea to raise ur lamps if they are dont need to be or if u have prismatic headlamps. It's even worster if they are foggy because it's blinding on-coming traffic. I plan to get the LX/SE discoballs and lower them.
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ok i know what bolts/screws/things to turn.. there is one on the top and one on the bottom.. but what do i use to turn them... basically.. do this.. take a small allen wrench.. hold the straight side out.. BAM that's what i have to turn to adjust them... what tool would i use to turn those. my driver's side headlight sits VERY close to the front of the car.. and the passenger could use a little adjusting towards the center. my Xenons would look alot better if they were actually up.
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I though you only needed a screwdriver. I could be wrong.

If u want to do it the proper way, move ur car 25 feet from a wall, measure the heigh of the bulb to the ground, draw a line on the wall representing the same height, then adjust accordingly.


I have Xenon/HID on my 95. It''s not a good idea to raise ur lamps if they are dont need to be or if u have prismatic headlamps. It's even worster if they are foggy because it's blinding on-coming traffic. I plan to get the LX/SE discoballs and lower them.
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well i couldn't find a spot to use a screwdriver in.. i mean.. i could take it out of the bracket and use some vice grips but there would be no way to make it accurate.. oh and one o fmy lights is a bit fogged with moisture.. anyway to lose that? one freind told me to dril a small hole in the bottom and just let it work it's way out. then plug the hole with some epoxy
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ok i know what bolts/screws/things to turn.. there is one on the top and one on the bottom.. but what do i use to turn them... basically.. do this.. take a small allen wrench.. hold the straight side out.. BAM that's what i have to turn to adjust them... what tool would i use to turn those. my driver's side headlight sits VERY close to the front of the car.. and the passenger could use a little adjusting towards the center. my Xenons would look alot better if they were actually up.
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I though you only needed a screwdriver. I could be wrong.

If u want to do it the proper way, move ur car 25 feet from a wall, measure the heigh of the bulb to the ground, draw a line on the wall representing the same height, then adjust accordingly.


I have Xenon/HID on my 95. It''s not a good idea to raise ur lamps if they are dont need to be or if u have prismatic headlamps. It's even worster if they are foggy because it's blinding on-coming traffic. I plan to get the LX/SE discoballs and lower them.
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well i couldn't find a spot to use a screwdriver in.. i mean.. i could take it out of the bracket and use some vice grips but there would be no way to make it accurate.. oh and one o fmy lights is a bit fogged with moisture.. anyway to lose that? one freind told me to dril a small hole in the bottom and just let it work it's way out. then plug the hole with some epoxy
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I will look into what tools are needed. I've never adjusted it myself, took it to the dealer. I dont know if drilling a hole would help, but regardless, if u are using pritmatic headlamps, they are not designed for HIDs. It consists of a thick piece of glass that is distorting the light and still make the lightining appear foggy. I would still suggest getting the discoballs.

Why drill the hole if u can just remove the bulb and see if the moisture goes down? If it does, u can try drilling a hole and see if that controls the moisture.
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HAHAHALMAO... i love that.. that's freaking awesome. lol and on another note.. thanks. 4mm.. i didn't know it went down that far.
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U can actually understand that diagram?
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They recommend using Ford's special headlight adjustment tool in manuals, but my cheapo socket set had a small enough socket for it. You're also going to need a really skinny 1/4" ratchet to get to that adjuster on the bottom behind the headlight.
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i used to work in construction off blueprints.. although it's rough as hell. yes i can read it
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