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Spotlight and marker lights
« on: May 17, 2011, 06:11:56 PM »
Today i got quite a bit done on some electrical stuff. First, i installed a 100w light set up in my unity s5 spotlight. It took a little bit of work to convert from a 6v to a 12v, but i got it done. Second, i installed my marker/turn signal lights, which was straight forward, just had to undo some loom and run the new wire for the marker set up. Third, i adjusted my headlights. For those that haven't done it before, it's pretty straight forward. Park your vehicle on a flat surface with a wall or garage door and set the vehicle back 10 feet from the wall or garage door. Turn on your lights, and take electrical tape and find the center of each headlight making a + with the tape. Now make sure that the center of the tape isn't any higher then 3.5 feet, if it is, you will have to lower your headlights during the adjustment process. Anyways, if one light is low and one light is higher, choose the higher light and make another + across from the high point. Now back your vehicle up 25 feet away, turn on your lights and make your adjustments trying to keep the center of your lights on the + electrical tape on the wall or garage door. After you have them set, you are done..........go out and enjoy your newly adjusted headlights. This process is the same with fog lights, other then the height measurement.
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Re: Spotlight and marker lights
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2011, 06:41:31 PM »
Your a good man Doug, I haven't done a headlight adjustment in 15 years..lol
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Re: Spotlight and marker lights
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2011, 07:26:05 PM »
Why thank you sir.............
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Re: Spotlight and marker lights
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2011, 03:58:25 PM »
Man you talk about Old School on head light adjusting. I thought that was a dieing art???
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Re: Spotlight and marker lights
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2011, 04:01:22 PM »
Sadly you are right, it is a dying art.........most just take em to those fancy shops and have them aim the lights with those adjusters. I'm to cheap to pay to have someone do something so simple as light adjustments, oleskool way........
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