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Old 12-21-2009, 02:04 PM   #1
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Default Adjusting Headlights Down after dropping rear?

Anyone know how to adjust the headlights down towards the ground? I cannot find anything under the hood other than left and right adjustments..
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it should be right on top of the headlight when you pop the hood open. It takes a alan wrench to adjust.
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So the only adjustment is to loosen the two bolts and move the headlight down like that?

There is no deal to turn that works off of a solid mount ( like a cam or worm gear type adjuster)

I cant believe that is all they use.. Man they are getting cheaper..
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GM uses shims to lower the lights. Shitty way but that's what it is!
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So the only adjustment is to loosen the two bolts and move the headlight down like that?

There is no deal to turn that works off of a solid mount ( like a cam or worm gear type adjuster)

I cant believe that is all they use.. Man they are getting cheaper..
There is like a white plastic piece that is right over the back side of the low beam houseing. I'll trying and get a picture of it for you but it will be a cell picture.
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GMC and Chevy the same? Im working on a GMC if they arent.. I know the lights are different but i assumed the radiator support, attaching points, and the adjustment procedure is the same..

Thanks for the help.. Tired of getting flashed all the time.. Accidentally flashed back at a cop and got pulled over.. NOT GOOD
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I thought I was the only idiot here. One would automatically assume that because the only adjustment screw says <L and R> that they mean left and right, correct?
Turns out they mean Lower and Raise.
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I thought I was the only idiot here. One would automatically assume that because the only adjustment screw says <L and R> that they mean left and right, correct?
Turns out they mean Lower and Raise.
Now you know one of many GM trade secrets.
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my lights have two screws, one on the top and one on the side.
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