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    Question Headlight adjust on tinted headlamps

    Got my tinted headlanps fitted today and have just drove to college.
    Both dipped and main beam are a right mess, I can hardly see a thing.

    Anyone know how to adjust them? Do they adjust together or seperately?

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    Seperately.

    In all fairness chap, you never expected to change your headlights and them to be set-up correctly for your car??

    Get yourself down to any MOT station and the guys will put it on the beam setter and adjust them to the correct spec.

    Its also an mot failure to have badly adjusted headlights.

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    I got mine done at Lucas Autocentre (what ever it's called now).

    The guy did it for free - all he said was "nice car mate, on the house"

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    yeh i did actally mate considering i paid 25+vat. id of fitted them myself but couldnt get underneath.
    adjusted them myself now anyway, reread the guide. i ul get them checked when i get my next service, which isnt long away

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    u paid someone to fit them for you? it took me an hour and a half with my mate in the dark! earlier today
    Car broken- A3 170 quattro s-line

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    I know its easy.... but couldnt be arsed to jack one side up at a time + my drive is slanted. n it wouldnt make it up the ramps without scuffing bumper so i had no other choice. Atleast its bloody done. had them sitting there for 3 months...

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    i didnt want to do it until i had my new bumper sprayed but glad i did, anyway park it up facing a wall, get a large allen key and twist the screw until they sit right.

    theres two screws one for horizontal and one vertical, to get access to the other one you have to pull the rubber bit out of the hole. once theyr alligned the headlights on full beam should look like two triangles at the height of the car about two foot from each other.

    good luck if you havent already done this.
    Car broken- A3 170 quattro s-line

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