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Old 08-08-2010, 11:43 AM   #1

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How to adjust Hella 500 fog lites

I have hellas on my stock 97 tj bumper. I can't lower them to shine down. I used the adjustmentn screw on the front and it was so loose one of them fell out of the holder (it's ok) unrelated, I left my camera on the roof which fell off at the same time (It's not ok!).

Any way should I put some spacers under the light mount on the bumper so they will lower and can anyone think of any negatives to that action.

I really just bought them to shine on the sides of the road to pre-spot deer as I've learned my driving seems to attract them. jj

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Old 08-08-2010, 02:51 PM   #2
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i ended up using some washers for spacers so that i could point them at the right angle

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Old 08-08-2010, 03:46 PM   #3

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I put 4 Hella 500 FF's on my bumper....two are straight and two (outter) are turned out 10 degrees so I get a sweep of light. Driving lights do a better job then fogs.....but to each his own.
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Old 08-08-2010, 03:55 PM   #4
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Is this the adjusting screw you were messing with?Thats what holds the bulb in the bucket.Make sure you have that snugged up or you will be buying a replacement bulb soon.Oh and the FF's are brighter with better pattern than the 500's.
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Old 08-08-2010, 09:42 PM   #5

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thanks to all. My thought was to use spacers also. I like the setup on bobthegood's rig. Thanks baja that's what I was messing with but it's all good now. Will buy some spacers tomorrow. jj
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