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Old 05-16-2010, 12:50 PM
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Just had a 4 inch lift put on my truck, now I have cars flashing their high beams at me at stop lights. How can I adjust my headlights so they won't blind everyone? I also have fog lights on my truck and they might be too high now, anyway to adjust them as well?

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Lifted?....I have the belief it is bound to happen. We naturally sit higher than most cars, but now add a lift?! I get it all the time too. I don't know that the adjustment would make enough of a difference to keep it out of oncoming traffics eyes. Maybe I am wrong. I will watch this thread as well.
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I read this on another forum,

There's a hole in the edge of the fender that the hood sits on top of above the light housing. The hole has an arrow stamped next to it.

I have to believe that there are probably at least 2 holes with little arrows, for left, right, up, & down
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I need to adjust mine too....I'll have a look see for those holes.
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Thanks for all the help guys, got the headlights adjusted today, not sure if they are low enough, but will drive around and see if anyone flashes their lights at me or flips me off, if not I guess they are good to go. I think the fog lights will be ok too.
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Sounds good, keep us posted on how you make out
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Could anyone tell me how exactly you adjust the headlights? I looked down into the hole. I see the bolt. Now what? do I unscrew it and it lowers the headlight? screw it tighter and it raises it? Thanks
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HEADLAMP ALIGNMENT



NOTE: Due to the linear nature of the headlamp cutoff, a properly aimed low beam headlamp will project the top edge of the high intensity pattern even with the headlamp horizontal reference line on the alignment screen. No horizontal (right/left) adjustment is required for this headlamp beam pattern. The high beam pattern will be correct when the low beams are properly aimed.
<A xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> 1.Turn the headlamps ON and select the LOW beams.2.Rotate the headlamp vertical adjustment screw (2) on the inboard side of each front lamp unit housing (1) to adjust the beam height as required.



FOG LAMP ALIGNMENT



NOTE: A properly aimed front fog lamp will project a pattern on the alignment screen 100 millimeters (4 inches) below the fog lamp centerline and straight ahead of the lamp.
<A xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> 1.Turn the fog lamps ON.2.Rotate the fog lamp vertical adjustment screw (2) on each lamp to adjust the beam height as required.

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DS Ram Light Adjustments

HEADLAMP ALIGNMENT



NOTE: Due to the linear nature of the headlamp cutoff, a properly aimed low beam headlamp will project the top edge of the high intensity pattern 2.5 centimeters (1 inch) below the headlamp horizontal reference line on the alignment screen. No horizontal (right/left) adjustment is required for this headlamp beam pattern. The high beam pattern will be correct when the low beams are properly aimed.
<A xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> 1.The vertical adjustment screw for each headlamp is accessible through a hole located in a raised rectangular formation (2), with a raised arrow pointing to it. These features are stamped into the sheet metal of each front fender (1) ledge near the front of the vehicle.


<A xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> Dual Headlamps


<A xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> Quad Headlamps

2.Turn the headlamps ON and select the LOW beams.3.Rotate the headlamp vertical adjustment screw (2) on the back of each front lamp unit (1) to adjust the beam height as required.



FOG LAMP ALIGNMENT



NOTE: A properly aimed front fog lamp will project a pattern on the alignment screen 10 centimeters (4 inches) below the fog lamp centerline and straight ahead of the lamp.
<A xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> 1.Turn the fog lamps ON.2.Rotate the thumbwheel screw (1) located behind the bumper on the back of each fog lamp unit to adjust the beam height as required.
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Isn't there a set distance the lights should be from the wall or screen?
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