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post #1 of 10 Old 10-02-2010, 06:50 AM Thread Starter
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tool for adjusting headlights

Anyone know where I can get the tool for adjusting my headlights? Went to the dealer and just got the deer in the headlight look....dah, they have a special tool for that? YŠll know what I mean. Thanks
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long flat head screwdiver

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long flat head screwdiver
this thread...

I just installed HID's, so I need to adjust mine down and would prefer to not take off the lamps each time.

I tried using a torxs (spelling?) screwdriver that I have, but it doesnt work too well. I thought I saw someone use a philips head, but any of my longer screwdrivers will not fit into the little line up hole.

I dont see how a flat head will work at all on the 2011s... Anyone else know what to use? There is probably a proper tool for it, but I am guessing there must be a torx or philips that will do the job.

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I heard to use at least 8" long #2 phillips

Can anyone confirm that?
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I use a long #2 phillips. Works fine.




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The really long flat head screw driver. It's very rare.



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Yup, I just use a super long Phillips at work to adjust them.

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I use a long #2 phillips. Works fine.
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Bump on the #2 philips. Even a short one will work. I used a 6" one and was able to turn it with my finger tips.

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I needed to turn my HIDs way down, I hapened to have like a 18" long #2 worked like a charm.

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