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Old 05-09-2006, 01:18 PM   #1
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Depo headlight adjustment help

Hey guys, I just finished installing my Depos and all is well except I'm not able to aim them right.

How did you guys aim them? Is it by adjusting the knob on the back of the Depos (because that's not working for me) or is it by twisting the bolt on the frame where you screw the headlights?

I hope that was clear enough, thanks!
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Old 05-09-2006, 01:30 PM   #2
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Use the black knobs to adjust the whole light to be flush with the bodypanels of the car- make sure they are not contacting the body.

The inner adjusting screw is for up and down.
The outer screws are for left and right.

The beam should be pointing directly ahead, and the hotspots aimed about an inch lower than the height of the hood.
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Old 05-09-2006, 01:31 PM   #3
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Thanks that's all I need to know! Damn almost busted my light screwing the adjustable Depo knob and I didn't even think of doing it this way.
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Old 05-09-2006, 06:00 PM   #4
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yep, did mine with the hex/ philips screw/ knob head that mates with the little gear.
Mine took a heck of a lot of turns to bring them down to a good level.
If I recall, you can see the threaded screw moving the inner assembly through the back of the unit with the bulb replacement covers removed.
Good luck
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