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Old 12-13-2008, 04:23 AM   #1
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Default Adjusting DEPO lights

Hey can anyone on here help me with a procedure of some sort to adjust the DEPO headlights? I have been trying to get them right, but everything I'm doing just makes it worse. My lows are aimed too low, and have a weird shape to the actual light on the road at night. The highs are just sporadic, they shoot way high and left. I know there are two allen bolts on each light to adjust with, but they aren't really getting the job done.
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Old 12-13-2008, 04:33 AM   #2
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Here you go dude...
This is the guide I used to aim mine...
http://www.danielsternlighting.com/tech/aim/aim.html

Good luck and hopefully this will help you out.

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Here you go dude...
This is the guide I used to aim mine...
http://www.danielsternlighting.com/tech/aim/aim.html

Good luck and hopefully this will help you out.

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Hey thanks Randy that should be a VERY big help.
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Old 12-13-2008, 05:31 AM   #4
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Wow, you guys are telepathic! LOL Just last night I was wondering if my fogs were aimed correctly. Thanks for the guide!!!
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Wow, you guys are telepathic! LOL Just last night I was wondering if my fogs were aimed correctly. Thanks for the guide!!!
Haha no joke man I had NOOOO idea that there was even a specific way that they were supposed to be adjusted!!! Good stuff though! Thank you Randy!
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Old 12-13-2008, 01:37 PM   #6
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How does the Depo light pattern look? Are they European ECE/US DOT VOL or US DOT VOR?
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I have a problem where the driver's side pattern is not as focused as the passenger side. If anyone has ever opened up the rear of their Depo headlight, did they see the metal clip that has two adjustments? It has something to do with the way the projector adjusts.

I'm not sure if I have the driver's side in the opposite position than the passenger's side. Also there are these worm drives that are on the back of the assembly for making adjustments. Any one know what the different adjustments actually do, and have a picture of a Depo headlight that points at the different adjustments?

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Hey can anyone on here help me with a procedure of some sort to adjust the DEPO headlights? I have been trying to get them right, but everything I'm doing just makes it worse. My lows are aimed too low, and have a weird shape to the actual light on the road at night. The highs are just sporadic, they shoot way high and left. I know there are two allen bolts on each light to adjust with, but they aren't really getting the job done.
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How does the Depo light pattern look? Are they European ECE/US DOT VOL or US DOT VOR?

The DEPO's use the Euro ECE/US DOT VOL pattern (at least mine do).
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