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aiming head lights #325149 Nov 12, 10:28pm Nov 12, 10:28pm
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aiming head lights
Ive recently installed new bulbs on my 02 Celica GTS's headlights(low-beams). I read that you did not have to re-aim after changing them, but it looks like i do. I tried doin so by spinnin the little adjuster and it did nothing on either light. THe bulbs r installed correctly and everything. What should I do? also is there a lateral adjutment on such housings?

Re: aiming head lights [Re: zongGTS] #325150 Nov 12, 10:47pm Nov 12, 10:47pm
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You need to be at least 20ft away from the wall you're using for aligning to see a difference. If you do it up close, you won't see any difference in height. There are sideways adjusters, but they don't need to be touched if the bulbs are installed correctly.

Re: aiming head lights [Re: Blue_Bomber] #325151 Nov 12, 11:04pm Nov 12, 11:04pm
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hmmmm interesting. I was trying to adjust the height with the lights just pointing down the street and still nothing. where r the sideways adjuster just so I can try it


Re: aiming head lights [Re: zongGTS] #325152 Nov 12, 11:48pm Nov 12, 11:48pm
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you'd have to break off these plasic thing to get to them since it's covered by that grey plastic piece happywink


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Re: aiming head lights [Re: zongGTS] #325153 Nov 13, 10:37am Nov 13, 10:37am
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Re: aiming head lights [Re: isaac] #325154 Nov 13, 12:56pm Nov 13, 12:56pm
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thats what I followed last night and it did absolutely nothing. On both sides, it wouldnt move up nor down


Re: aiming head lights [Re: zongGTS] #325155 Nov 15, 1:41am Nov 15, 1:41am
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just sat there and turned the little knobs until almost all the little teeth were gone but I was finally able to line them up. Thanks again for all the helpful tips and everything.


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