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350rs
02-22-2009, 01:32 AM
i put new bulbs in. popped the houseing back in place and they were spotting 747's outta the sky. Didnt think to check that, my bad. came in and in order to get them aimed correctly. i have to have almost the entire light sticking out on the side!! Is there some trick to these things? ive got them pushed all the way back for those metal clips in the back. is there maybe more than one way to mount them or something?

Also.. that stupid black piece is broken on one side and completely missing on the other.. What are they called and where would one get ahold of a NEW one at? Egay i assume?

Rich
02-22-2009, 01:41 AM
everybody breaks the rings:

http://www.grandamgt.com/forum/showthread.php?t=50802

350rs
02-22-2009, 10:24 AM
well just to make myself feel better.. they were pre broke before i got the car. lol

tenspeed
02-22-2009, 11:04 AM
You're headlights are pointing up because the bottom outside leg is not in the socket. It's a common problem and people destroy their adjusters trying to bring the light down.

Mattyj724
02-22-2009, 12:22 PM
# 16524656 at gmparts direct, they wanted $12 in shipping.... f that. zip tie to the rescue

350rs
02-22-2009, 03:04 PM
You're headlights are pointing up because the bottom outside leg is not in the socket. It's a common problem and people destroy their adjusters trying to bring the light down.

Reaaaaaally???? hmm. ill have to have a look, not that i havent already mangled one of them..;crap

Tonyyank
02-22-2009, 03:09 PM
took me an hour the first time to get it right, now i think i can do it in under a min, and i dont even own a ga lol


Dumbest thing ever!

Mike Jung
02-22-2009, 03:09 PM
took me an hour the first time to get it right, now i think i can do it in under a min, and i dont even own a ga lol


Dumbest thing ever!
Don't forget the beer too ;)

lol

350rs
02-22-2009, 06:10 PM
well that was the problem. never even noticed those things back there. anyway. i still need to get those black circles and i guess ill get all 4 adjusters depending on cost. I suppose i can just go to a dealer and pick those up? i know damn well ima try at least. Thanks

Tonyyank
02-22-2009, 07:51 PM
dealer should have them, just call em.....

Blackhawk13
02-22-2009, 08:01 PM
Adjusters aren't sold separate, that's what I was told by the dealer anyways. He said I was best off going to the junkyard.

350rs
02-22-2009, 08:37 PM
that would SUCK!! if nothing else ill just cut off the top and make it flat. then make it a small hex head for some kinda socket.. TINY socket. or thread a nut on there and rig a way for it to stay. something. all i know is im not buyin a 300 dollar headlight assembly if i aint gotta!

DrFabulous
02-22-2009, 09:49 PM
I've taken out/put in headlights 6+ times, its pretty annoying and frustrating.

Haughee
02-23-2009, 11:07 AM
I broke my adjusters, I got a new stock headlight casing with adjusters after some digging on the Internet for like 80 bucks. It came with a new bulb too.