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Old 05-14-2011, 09:25 PM
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Default OffRoad Piaa Adjustment Issues, Need Info Please!

Hey guys, I noticed tonight that when I turned on my offloads and they were not straight, Now when I mounted them , they look straight from the front and you would not notice that they were not aligned at all, but when turned on the passenger side pointed to the far left and the driver side pointed to the far left as well. Now I twisted them to shine the light in a forward position and when i do that , the lights are now crooked, what's up with that.

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Old 05-14-2011, 09:57 PM
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I'm honestly not getting your problem. Aim the lights so that they are aimed how you want them, it isn't any harder than that....
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Old 05-14-2011, 11:14 PM
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WTF, you have 2 post and that's all you can contribute, what a freaking tool, read my post again.


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I'm honestly not getting your problem. Aim the lights so that they are aimed how you want them, it isn't any harder than that....
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Old 05-14-2011, 11:28 PM
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maybe switch em around bru and they could be crooked because they are aligned with the brush guard and that has curvature to itim just spitting out ideas
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Old 05-14-2011, 11:33 PM
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Stu bee doobeee dooooo, where are ya little feller.
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Old 05-14-2011, 11:57 PM
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maybe the bulbs are not straight in the lights?
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Old 05-15-2011, 12:17 AM
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ummmmm, never thought about that one, why would they not be straight?
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Old 05-15-2011, 09:18 AM
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they probably are installed straight, but i'm just making suggestions.
I'm at a loss how the lights can be visibly facing forward, but when turned on, the beams shine way to the left, instead of directly forward.
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Old 05-15-2011, 09:22 AM
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Bulbs can be mounted "twisted" in the housing. Just like any other headlamp bulb that screws/twists in the mounting plate can be crooked.

Additionally I've bought NEW lights that the housing was warped on. Grab the metal housing and twist o sooo gently and it's fine.

I would HIGHLY suggest. That anytime you install lights EVER you do it WITH THEM TURNED ON.

Try this:: Pull into garage, loosen light mounts (usually just one bolt) so they can move easily.
Now here's the hard part ya ready::: TURN ON the lights needing adjusting. Now close the garage and turn off the garage lights (unplug them if you cant figure it out).

See where your's lights are pointing? Right at your garage doors second height line? Are they straight? Are you using a measuring tape and measuring distance from the truck to the door on both lights seperately? the height on the door and the height on the truck? the angle of the truck from the door is parallel?

NOW aim your lights and get them straight and make sure they tighten down straight and that you didn't overtighten them before and make them both perfectly out of align but aiming them THEN tightening them.


How to aim lights: this should take about 30-60seconds btw. It's REALLLLLLLLY easy


Did you ever think your mounts might be crooked as well? Are they in the bumper? the PLASTIC bumper? that you cant really mount lights to because it sucks for aiming them?

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they probably are installed straight, but i'm just making suggestions.
I'm at a loss how the lights can be visibly facing forward, but when turned on, the beams shine way to the left, instead of directly forward.
Inside reflector cone pivoting or mounting incorrectly from the factory. Seen it before plenty of time.

Try opening the housing, removing the front glass, and inspecting the bulb/reflector itself for trueness with a straight edge
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WTF, you have 2 post and that's all you can contribute, what a freaking tool, read my post again.
I read your post 5 times, it's pretty unclear as to what is actually happening. Just loosen the bolt on the lights and aim them so that they are where you want the beam to be. It's not rocket science.

BTW, you're calling me a tool, but you can't figure out how to aim lights? Last time I try to help you with anything since you're obviously the most knowledgeable person here.
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I read your post 5 times, it's pretty unclear as to what is actually happening. Just loosen the bolt on the lights and aim them so that they are where you want the beam to be. It's not rocket science.

BTW, you're calling me a tool, but you can't figure out how to aim lights? Last time I try to help you with anything since you're obviously the most knowledgeable person here.
If you read his post 5 times you would have realized his isn't having an issue so much as to aiming his lights, as he is getting them aimed right and having them line up straight!
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Old 05-16-2011, 02:02 PM
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I did not want to copy paste all your info, But I really appreciate the in depth writeup, thanks and i WILL BE CHECKING THIS OUT.



[quote=Gumcrew2;421679]Bulbs can be mounted "twisted" in the housing. Just like any other headlamp bulb that screws/twists in the mounting plate can be crooked.



Come on, who you kidding , you did not read my post that many times, if you did, you would have apologized to me by now, lol oh yea, take a look at my profile, My truck is in pretty good shape without your help


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I read your post 5 times, it's pretty unclear as to what is actually happening. Just loosen the bolt on the lights and aim them so that they are where you want the beam to be. It's not rocket science.

BTW, you're calling me a tool, but you can't figure out how to aim lights? Last time I try to help you with anything since you're obviously the most knowledgeable person here.
Thank you so much, Someone see's what I am saying, and that's not rocket science.


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If you read his post 5 times you would have realized his isn't having an issue so much as to aiming his lights, as he is getting them aimed right and having them line up straight!
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Old 05-16-2011, 02:30 PM
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Come on, who you kidding , you did not read my post that many times, if you did, you would have apologized to me by now, lol oh yea, take a look at my profile, My truck is in pretty good shape without your help



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Sorry for trying to help! Try posting as much detail as you can about the problem to accurately give all information and everyone will be able to help you easier/faster.

I'm glad someone was able to help you out.
I've dealt with lighting issues on baja trucks at high speed that NEVER want to stay mounted so I was just trying to offer what knowledge I have to help yours
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Old 05-16-2011, 08:10 PM
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Actually you were very helpful, my above post was not directed at you, but the other guy, thanks again buddy.


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Sorry for trying to help! Try posting as much detail as you can about the problem to accurately give all information and everyone will be able to help you easier/faster.

I'm glad someone was able to help you out.
I've dealt with lighting issues on baja trucks at high speed that NEVER want to stay mounted so I was just trying to offer what knowledge I have to help yours
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