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Old 07-09-2011, 04:34 PM   #1
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Delta Headlight Problem

Anyone have the delta xenon headlights?

I tried installing them today but they don't fit properly into the housing... I can wiggle the headlight even when the bezel is fully tightened

any thoughts?

i'm thinking either return them or get a large o-ring or something to fill up the gap between the light and the bezel
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Old 07-09-2011, 04:39 PM   #2
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id call them and find out why it doesnt fit, but if you decide to go with a gasket for the light instead try this site- Buy Aeroflash 080-0018 Gasket- Sky Geek, Skygeek Mechanic Shop, Lights, Spare Light Parts, we use gaskets on our landing / taxi lights in aviation, not sure if there will be one the correct size but you can call them and find out

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Old 07-09-2011, 07:33 PM   #3
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I have the Delta quad bar xenon headlights. They were kind of hard to install & get the mounting screws to line up. Back out the alignment screws on the bucket the headlights set in all the way out & then put the headlights in after that seems to help to get the screws to line up. This was the only way I could make the fit right.
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You can Pop Off the Black Trim Ring on the Delta Housings, that'll give them a good amount of Clearance around the Bezel.
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That is just how they are. They stick out further than the stock housing, get a magnetic tip screwdriver and it will be easier to put the screws in.
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Old 07-09-2011, 08:18 PM   #6
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Anyone have the delta xenon headlights?

I tried installing them today but they don't fit properly into the housing... I can wiggle the headlight even when the bezel is fully tightened

any thoughts?

i'm thinking either return them or get a large o-ring or something to fill up the gap between the light and the bezel
Mine were loose also. I ran a bead of RTV around the housing, re-installed the screws and the bezel and let it set. No more wiggles.
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Mine were loose also. I ran a bead of RTV around the housing, re-installed the screws and the bezel and let it set. No more wiggles.
that's a pretty good idea too... thanks
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I know this thread is a little aged but I just installed these light as well.
I didn't have a problem getting the mounting screws in (the 4 for light) The trim bezel I was only able to get 2 in which isn't too big a deal. What I want to know is how to aim the things.
After getting the bezel on I can't get to the adjustment screws.
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Old 11-30-2011, 10:40 PM   #9
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I know this thread is a little aged but I just installed these light as well.
I didn't have a problem getting the mounting screws in (the 4 for light) The trim bezel I was only able to get 2 in which isn't too big a deal. What I want to know is how to aim the things.
After getting the bezel on I can't get to the adjustment screws.
You shouldn't need to re-aim them if you installed them correctly in the factory brackets... But if you do, the adjustment screws are behind the bezel.
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I was hoping someone had come up with an easy solution to reaching the adjustment screws without removing the bezel.
I had to re-aim, my old lights since 90% of the driving is on low beam I had them aimed high. Plus with the Delta's I seem to have lost peripheral light so I also need to move them to the sides a little.
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I was hoping someone had come up with an easy solution to reaching the adjustment screws without removing the bezel.
I had to re-aim, my old lights since 90% of the driving is on low beam I had them aimed high. Plus with the Delta's I seem to have lost peripheral light so I also need to move them to the sides a little.
I gotcha, yeah I'd re-aim them too. Fortunately I've never had much trouble removing the bezels. I usually stick the torks driver in one of the screw holes and carefully pry it out. I suppose you could also carefully pry from the top or bottom, or side with a thin screw driver or a pick... I hope you get it with minimal difficulty!
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Old 12-03-2011, 07:43 PM   #12
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today I removed the black plastic ring from around the Delta's and put the bezel back in. That made it so I could adjust them with the bezel on. I was still only able to get 2 of the 3 bezel screws in. At least now I can adjust them

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