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Old 10-29-2012, 05:46 PM   #1101
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Are you referring to the face of the lens? Can you loosen the three mounting bolts to nudge the light back a bit? If you are taking about 1-2 mm, that should be easy to adjust.
It's on the side of the light. I'll try to post a pic in a bit. The mounting bolts line up but it's like it needs to be pushed in farther if that makes sense.
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Old 10-29-2012, 06:29 PM   #1102
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Hope this better explains it. Notice now the top of the headlight actually comes in contact with the body?
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Old 10-29-2012, 10:06 PM   #1103
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It's on the side of the light. I'll try to post a pic in a bit. The mounting bolts line up but it's like it needs to be pushed in farther if that makes sense.
If it needs to be pushed in farther....could be the wires in the back of the heads getting in the way
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Old 10-29-2012, 11:06 PM   #1105
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If it needs to be pushed in farther....could be the wires in the back of the heads getting in the way
That's kinda what I figured but I have the wires tucked away pretty well. I'll mess around with it when it's not 12 degrees lol
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Old 10-30-2012, 12:56 AM   #1106
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Here's my suggestion....using a heat gun, apply some heat to the main upper headlight mount. Not too much, not too little. While the plastic is soft and somewhat pliable, gently push that corner down on the area that wraps around the fender to give more clearance (where the amber reflector is). If your doing it with light off the truck, pull up on the "L" shaped mount.

I use OEM Ford headlight boxes and the headlights are orientated upside down. For some odd reason, perhaps the lights when through a heat / cold cycle on their journey to Alaska and the "L" shaped mount was slightly bent. Should be an easy fix though.

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Old 10-30-2012, 01:56 AM   #1107
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Thanks bil for the tip. I'll trouble shoot it a bit when it's a bit warmer outside. It's really not a big deal since its such a little offset. Those lights are truly amazing to look at. I thought I knew what to expect seeing all the pics and all...boy was I taken back when I unboxed them.
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these look sweet. definately on my want list!
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Here's some low beam/high beam shots for anyone who's interested. I still have some fine tuning on height adjustment but you get the idea.
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Old 10-31-2012, 02:13 PM   #1110
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Way back in June, Mr. Oilsander put down his deposit for some retrofitted headlights....unfortunately, his truck was involved in a tussle with a bus, and didn't fair out too well. A couple of months later, he is supposed to be getting his truck back this week. We put his build on hold...until now. One of my personal favorite combinations is the 3" FX-R wrapped in deep gloss black paint with chrome reflectors. I know the wait has been long Oilsander, but now it's almost time!

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