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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-21-2015, 02:06 PM Thread Starter
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Highbeam Adjustments

Howdy all, I bought these new LED High and low beam replacement bulbs, only thing is I can't see where to adjust the high beams. When I put them on they shine about 20 feet, if that, in front of me and together. See screenshot attached.

Any suggestions on adjusting these?

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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-21-2015, 03:04 PM
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Re: Highbeam Adjustments

PnP LEDs are garbage. There's no way to adjust the high beam so you're better off going back to halogen

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PnP LEDs are garbage. There's no way to adjust the high beam so you're better off going back to halogen
Thanx for the "positive" response. The LED's are not garbage and they were free.


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PnP LED headlights just don't work on most headlights. They trick the eye into thinking its better because they're bright white and throw out a lot of foreground light. At least You didn't have to pay for them.

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PnP LED headlights just don't work on most headlights. They trick the eye into thinking its better because they're bright white and throw out a lot of foreground light. At least You didn't have to pay for them.
Free is always better


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There are no adjustments for high beam, only low beam in these lights. The halogen bulbs that come stock have the filaments positioned inside the bulb in a certain way so that the light housing reflector spreads the light in the proper place. It is designed this way to eliminate the need for alignment.
If you switch the bulb type out, even with another close matching halogen, the light pattern will not be the same. Some even grind down tabs on 9005 bulbs and fit them in 9011 housings. Then the light pattern is wrong. With LEDs. .. or even many HIDs they will have the problem you are having because they are not designed with the lighting elements in the right position for the internal lamp housing reflector.

If you do manage to somehow ham fist the lights in an attempt to "align" the high beam, you'll find either high beam will be off or low beams or worse. . . neither will throw the light in the right place.

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The low beam is adjustable. Just not the high

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Yes found the adjuster for the low beam but yes no high. ****

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