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just raised the front end with 5100s and was wondering how many ccw turns on average are you all getting when adjusting your headlight after a 2.1 front rise?
i've gone 4 so far but i'm not sure if i'm seeing a difference or not, hard to find a flat spot in my driveway (ya, it's on my to-do list lol) where i can aim them on a wall. I think i read they're good for an inch of adjustment but what's a rotation give you..??

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Park 15ft behind a stock standard vehicle and set them (while on low beam) to shine right in the middle of the bumper of that vehicle.
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i believe it is at 25' on level ground



our adjustments are located in the fender





the lights have the adjustments calibrated, but i don't think you can see it, i have not tried to take off what seems to be a panel on the inner fender, passenger side
first pix is sort of blurry





i still have that spare light in a box, if you have a question
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Some websites say 25ft from a garage door or wall. Some say less or more.

But I find with whatever I'm driving, 15ft from a car bumper works fine.
But if you want to be super precise, you can use this procedure..

http://www.ehow.com/how_7338830_adju...-ram-3500.html
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thanx gents, appreciate the help

side note, the '13s have two sets of arrows now on each fender, but it appears only one has access to a screw (t20)///not sure what the second is for, can't see anything beneath it

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I have a 2013 with the projectors as well... The arrow closest to the headlight has an adjustment but it has an R and an L which I assume means adjusting right to left... But I can't see one to adjust the height... anyone know on the 13's how to adjust the height? The second arrow has nothing that I can see for adjustments..

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