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Adjusting Headlights on an '83, NEED HELP

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by wsudu, Sep 10, 2001.

  1. wsudu

    wsudu Registered Member

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    Adjusting Headlights on an \'83, NEED HELP

    I have the 4 light system. Whats the best way they should look and how should I do it. Thanks Brian
     
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    sapper 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Re: Adjusting Headlights on an \'83, NEED HELP

    Are you talking about aiming them? If so there will be 2 spring loaded screws for every light. One on the side and one on the top or bottom. You just need to go at night pick something where you want the lights to shine and adjust them. It only takes a screw driver and a few minutes to do it.

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    Re: Adjusting Headlights on an \'83, NEED HELP

    No...I know how to do it, I just need to know what the best way to do it is. Where to aim... from how far.... You know..Thanks
     
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    Re: Adjusting Headlights on an \'83, NEED HELP

    I think it is kind of personal preference. Sorry, don't have the manual here, but I know there is a "correct" way to do it. I pulled the truck near a wall, aimed headlights at about waist high, a few feet apart, and went and tested it out when it got dark enough. You don't want them too far out or they will be dim (the low beams that is) and too close and they do you no good obviously. Gotta be able to see them deer before you smack them : )

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  5. mudpuppy89k5

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    Re: Adjusting Headlights on an \'83, NEED HELP

    Try looking at the link below. It applies to adjusting quartz-halogen headlites but might give you a starting point.

    http://web.dimebank.com/Light-up.html#aiming

    John Perry
     

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