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Flyboy888 09-30-2011 01:43 PM

GT headlight aim
 
Dumb question, but I can't figure out which direction to turn the screws to raise and lower the aim. I can't addjust them while mounted so I'm just gonna take em off. Anyone help?

Flyboy888 10-01-2011 04:11 PM

I'm thinking it clockwise to raise and counter to lower, can anyone confirm?

Flyboy888 10-02-2011 01:09 PM

Figured it out.

iefstath 12-18-2011 10:20 AM

What height did you aim the lights at?

Flyboy888 12-18-2011 11:07 AM

Not sure, just used a half wall at my appartment complex, then went out on the road to check, I've got HIDs so its a bit different

nastynate 03-19-2012 10:20 PM

im geting new lights in the mail and i just installed hids. any tips?

stoggy 03-20-2012 07:37 PM

^^ the only tip is to get rid of the HID's...both of you. They're harmful on the road and seriously deteriorate your distance vision.

monkeyposeur 03-20-2012 11:15 PM

And why is this? If you have the correct projector housing and aim them correctly they don't blind oncoming traffic. Please post some more information to back up your statement so we can be informed.

Here is how to aim your headlights to DOT specs: http://legacygt.com/forums/showthrea...-do-54740.html

stoggy 03-21-2012 06:57 AM

That tutorial applies if you have projector headlights, which no BE/BH came with. If you DO have them then you must have done a projector retrofit like myself....kudos to you. If not, then simply cramming an 'HID kit' into a headlight originally designed for halogen bulbs is ludacris and extremely dangerous because it cannot focus the light sufficiently.

monkeyposeur 03-21-2012 09:11 AM

I couldn't agree more! Thanks for clearing that up. I was giving nastynate the benefit of the doubt since a lot of us on this site and others get a bit tired of saying 'Please, please, please DO NOT put HIDs in non projector headlights!' :spin:

Ditch your HIDs fellas and just get some really nice bulbs, like Sylvania OSRAMs, like these: http://legacygt.com/forums/showthrea...-do-54740.html

Every time I get blinded by some dumbass with improper HIDs I get pissed.

I thought that the tutorial would still be useful since the DOT specs apply to all states and headlight cutoffs, regardless of if they have HIDs or not.

Dodik 03-21-2012 08:41 PM

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k1...adlightaim.jpg

amgarrety 03-22-2012 06:44 PM

Thank you Dodik, i've been looking for this.


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