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Old 11-05-2010, 12:42 AM   #1
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(Well at least not this type anyway)...Ever since installing my 4 inch lift on the TJ people have been flashing their brights on me as if I have mine on but i don't so I came to the conclusion that by doing the lift my lights hit the other drivers right in the shiners which I think is hilarious, but it might get old after a while...How does one go about adjusting the angle of the lights? Thanks for the help!

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Old 11-05-2010, 12:45 AM   #2
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(Well at least not this type anyway)...Ever since installing my 4 inch lift on the TJ people have been flashing their brights on me as if I have mine on but i don't so I came to the conclusion that by doing the lift my lights hit the other drivers right in the shiners which I think is hilarious, but it might get old after a while...How does one go about adjusting the angle of the lights? Thanks for the help!
I believe there's 2 adjustment screws if you're looking at the headlight from the front...right next to and right above (or below) the bulb. I don't even think you have to remove the headlight bezel, but I could be mistaken.

If I'm remembering it all right...one adjusts the up/down portion of the beam and the other adjusts left/right.

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Old 11-05-2010, 03:12 AM   #6
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"""""my lights hit the other drivers right in the shiners which I think is hilarious"""""

You may think it's funny, until you get someone or yourself killed.
Drunks tend to aim toward bright lights. That could lead to a head-on collision.

When you blind the other driver and they can't see the road to avoid you ---.

Time to become an adult.
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"""""my lights hit the other drivers right in the shiners which I think is hilarious"""""

You may think it's funny, until you get someone or yourself killed.
Drunks tend to aim toward bright lights. That could lead to a head-on collision.

When you blind the other driver and they can't see the road to avoid you ---.

Time to become an adult.
my car has HID fog lights and people constantly give me the high beam flash 20 feet before they pass me...THATS dangerous.
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Old 11-05-2010, 08:13 AM   #8
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my car has HID fog lights and people constantly give me the high beam flash 20 feet before they pass me...THATS dangerous.
Don't use your fogs unless it's foggy.......
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Don't use your fogs unless it's foggy.......
I think his "fog" lights are pretty useless as "fog" lights. Fog lights are supposed to put out a low aimed pattern. If they are throwing out that much high glare, turning them on in fog will just be a white out.
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Old 11-05-2010, 10:17 AM   #10
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I run 55w 600k HID's in my 05 f-150 headlights and fog lights. I get flashed allll the time. A cop flashed me once. I also grounded out the relay so that when i turn on my brights my fog lights stay on. I can see everything.
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Old 11-05-2010, 10:18 AM   #11
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dont flash me bro!
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Old 11-05-2010, 11:00 AM   #12
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Now why do you think other people are flashing their lights at you? Because they like your shirt? They hear your boom box? They are trying to tell you to go see a movie?

Or do you think possibly they are telling you that your lights need adjusting so they don't blind them?

Someday you won't notice them flash, the last thing you'll see is their headlights coming through your windshield.

Think about it, it's natures way of getting rid of those that shouldn't breed.
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@97sport09: what type of headlights are you running. I know if you've upgraded them that might be part of the problem and not just your rig having a lift.
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"""""my lights hit the other drivers right in the shiners which I think is hilarious"""""

You may think it's funny, until you get someone or yourself killed.
Drunks tend to aim toward bright lights. That could lead to a head-on collision.

When you blind the other driver and they can't see the road to avoid you ---.

Time to become an adult.
Really man? It's obviously not that bad cause they don't swerve off the road as if they can't see at all they drive past me perfectly fine
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Old 11-05-2010, 12:11 PM   #15
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What happens when someone blinds you with their lights? Don't you temporarily lose sight of the road?

Then why do you want them to?

Do you always look back to see if they ran off the road after you passed them?

Why do YOU think they are flashing at you?

Obviously you haven't encountered the one time that will kill you, else you wouldn't be on here.

You must think they like your shirt.


Like I said - it's natures way of getting rid of her mistakes before they breed!
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Old 11-05-2010, 12:14 PM   #16
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This is exactly why I got rid of my corvette. To many people being rude to other people. There's better ways to get your guys point across than the way your attemping right now. Chill out a little bit and you'll find that people will respond alot better.
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Wow, I see this thread is or has taken a turn for the worse and I wonder how long until it is closed with all the bashing going on. To be honest with you bright light folks, it is a real pain when driving down a dark road and having some incredibly bright lights that are out of adjustment shooting right in your eyes. Please have some common sense and respect as 97sport is doing for other drivers who may not be as competent as you and stop blinding on coming traffic.
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*proved i think is the word your looking for, and i'm working on getting the problem fixed with the lights, why do u think I created this thread ya fartknocker
Hahaha. There seriously is no need to be rude to 97sport, he is fixing the issue. He requested help on adjusting his lights, so obviously, he understands the problems it can cause. I don't understand people being rude on an Internet forum, it just makes one not liked. Hell, I'd rather be dumb than mean.
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^this.

Recess is over kids, back to the adult world where you don't bully people for asking questions.
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There is no problem answering questions or to help fix problems but when you add statements that you think it's funny that your lights may be a nuisance, danger or that you have not caused someone to run off the road, what do you consider someone like that?
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The only problem with adjusting your headlight angle is.... if you live in a state like NC where there are vehicle inspections, there is a required angle. Check into that first... and see if your headlights are at that angle if it is required. Secondly, aftermarket headlamp bulbs do contribute greatly to the issue. The higher intensity is just not tolerable to some drivers... Whatever you end up doing, BE SAFE & remain within the laws of your state.
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I think it's good that the OP is addressing the issue.
I am one of those people who is affected pretty harshly by headlights, If they are the HID or on high beams, I have to look to the side of the road to avoid temporary blindness.

Consequentially I don't drive a whole lot at night unless it's on a divided highway.

So, for the folks like me, thank you OP - for fixing the problem
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knock it off. if the staff has to come in here and clean this thread up again it gets closed.
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knock it off. if the staff has to come in here and clean this thread up again it gets closed.
Just as I mentioned.
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Think about it, it's natures way of getting rid of those that shouldn't breed.
Is that necessary? obviously you are a superior human being to everyone who has bright headlights so i done have to tell you the very simple solution to the problem of light blindness, DO NOT stare at them, if you can remember back to any drivers safety class you have been in they tell you to look at the white line on the side of the road to avoid this problem.
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Wait dont lock it because people are arguing.

If I adjust my headlights downwarn a bit (33´s and 3 in lift) will they appear to be better? I just thought they sucked , but never thought after lifting it would make them shine farther/not illuminate in front of me as well
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I think his "fog" lights are pretty useless as "fog" lights. Fog lights are supposed to put out a low aimed pattern. If they are throwing out that much high glare, turning them on in fog will just be a white out.
they actually work awesome in fog or snow, its a low angle beam...just bright

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