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Re: Headlight Adjustment



Thanks for the update. Glad it worked out well! You did a good job.  

Yes, Daniel Stern is a  Mopar guy as well as auto lighting guru. 

Gary H. 

>  -------Original Message-------

>  
>  Thanks Again,
>  
>  I added relays, upgraded the wiring and installed H4 lamps for the
>  Hi/Lo beam lights.  The difference is amazing to say the least.  I
>  bought the now obsolute OSRAM 64205 lamps, relays and sockets from
>  Daniel Stern years ago.  It was a project well worth doing.  As for
>  the headlight alignment the article you referenced was perfect.  I did
>  the initial adjustment per the article then went to a shop to have it
>  checked - the tech said he could not do any better.
>  
>  https://www.hotrodhotline.com/headlights-part-2-lowhigh-beams#.XTt0W5OYXIU
>  
>  Dennis C.
>  
>  On Friday, July 26, 2019 at 3:08:57 PM UTC-7,
>  62-65-mail...@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>  
>  > You are right, go to about 12:35 minutes in and he discusses
>  > starting the 4 headlight system, but I agree does not really
>  > go into it as well as he does the two bulb. But the general setup /
>  > explanation / process he uses for the 2 bulb applies to
>  > the 4 bulb too. The Mopar factory service manual goes into the
>  > process of course, but it assumes you have a funky
>  > dealer headlight aiming contraption. If you get the low beam
>  > adjusted to your satisfaction then you can concentrate on
>  > the high beam.
>  >
>  > Look at # 5 and # 6 in the "Aiming Procedure" section on this web
>  > page and see if that helps:
>  >
>  >
>  https://www.hotrodhotline.com/headlights-part-2-lowhigh-beams#.XTt0W5OYXIU
>  >
>  >
>  > Thanks,
>  > Gary H.
>  >
>  >> -------Original Message-------
>  >
>  >>
>  >> Thanks Gary,
>  >>
>  >> Thanks for the link and response. Without a doubt I am
>  > over-thinking
>  >> a problem however while working on the lights I would like to try
>  > to
>  >> get closer than I am now.
>  >>
>  >> I have seen this video and now watched it again. It is one of
>  > the
>  >> best for single headlights. However when he got to the 4
>  > headlight
>  >> system the only thing he said was that the car had too many
>  > issues to
>  >> do at this time.
>  >>
>  >> I was not able to tell or I missed it if he was adjusting with
>  > the
>  >> lights on low or high beam?
>  >>
>  >> I think I will adjust the low beam lights like he did the Mustang
>  >
>  >> lights. In the 1963 Service Manual it shows how to adjust a
>  > Valiant
>  >> with single head lights. I will use this chart to set the high
>  > beams.
>  >>
>  >> Any thoughts on where I am headed with the adjustments?
>  >>
>  >> Again, thanks for the info and quick response.
>  >>
>  >> Dennis C.
>  >>
>  >> On Friday, July 26, 2019 at 6:33:31 AM UTC-7,
>  >> 62-65-mail...@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>  >>
>  >>> It would help to include the link to the video. LOL Here it is:
>  >
>  >>>
>  >>> https://youtube.com/watch?v=0euMSWwgQSY
>  >>>
>  >>>> -------Original Message-------
>  >>>> From: 62-65-mail...@xxxxxxxxxxx
>  >>>>
>  >>>>
>  >>>> This video uses a F*rd as a reference (oops!) but about 12
>  >>> minutes in discusses a 4 headlight system.
>  >>>>
>  >>>> Thanks,
>  >>>> Gary H.
>  >>>>
>  >>>>> -------Original Message-------
>  >>>>
>  >>>>> Hello,
>  >>>>>
>  >>>>> I'm working on my 63 Sport Fury and would like to adjust the
>  >>>>> headlights. I am finding good instruction on single high/low
>  >>> beam
>  >>>>> headlights but nothing on adjusting a 4 headlight system. Any
>  >
>  >>>
>  >>>>> suggestions would be appreciated. I know I can get close by
>  >>> using the
>  >>>>> 25 foot system and taking measurements but not sure where the
>  >
>  >>> best way
>  >>>>> with the 4 lamps.
>  >>>>>
>  >>>>> Thanks
>  >>>>> Dennis C.

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