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Old 08-22-2010, 10:58 AM
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Yes, but that's for stock height vehicles.
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I have a 2010 4wd crew cab diesel and my headlights are aimed too low. I can drive all night with high beams on (which still doesnt light up the black top in front of the vehicle I am following) and never get flashed. Was told by the dealership there is no adjustment for the headlights. Turns out they were wrong. Thanks to all who posted with helpful guidance. I will be going to my salesman and showing him the adjustment screws first thing tomorrow.

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I get on a dark, flat, unused road and adjust each low beam (screws shown above) and the fogs so the far end of the light beam hits the road about 250' in front. Highs will take care of them selves. This will will give as good a light as the stock can do and receive no flashing.

Properly adjusted, even a with a raised truck, lights need not to blind other drivers (except the car's rearview stoped at a light in front of you) unless you just don't care! Part of the instalation of a lift is to adjust the lights, just like you do the alignment.
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The general rule is park 25ft away from a wall on a flat level surface and measure the height to the center of your headlight bulb and then aim 2" lower on the wall.
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I put on a 2.5 inch leveling kit and had to turn the headlights down about 6 quarter turns. The socket you need is a 7 mm.
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Thanks again RamTech. A big help! Needs to be made a STICKY for sure. Everyone give him some rep. Many guys aren't addressing this after a lift. Good adjustment makes it safer for everybody. Miahdad, my were aimed about 4' low from the dealer. What a difference after adjustment. Arcstarter, I think 25' is a little close to see the pattern and pick up on bright spots and dimmer areas. I used the side of Chic-Fil-A after closing. I parked about two truck lengths away from the side of the brick building. The mortar lines really help with lining things up. I made my passenger side about 1.5' higher than my right. It now lights up the right side of the road perfectly without blinding anyone. These lights aren't like old sealed beams. The left used to light the right side of the road with them. These are very flat with fairly distinct cutoffs to the light. Can't wait to adjust my fogs now that I know how. They are still a little high. I put the Silverstar Ultras in my wifes Pathfinder and what an improvement. I thought they were great until she pulled into the parking space next to me. I'm very impressed with the Ram's factory lighting. I do alot of night driving and it's always been a top priority to me.
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