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orangetones

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Headlight Adjustment
« on: September 09, 2010, 18:39:52 »

The clips that the headlight adjustment screws thread into are snapped on my driver's side low beam.  Any thoughts on where to get those parts as a replacement?  Or, any work arounds that you folks have used?

I guess I could swap them off the high beam next to it (don't use high beams as mugh as the others), but they might break when I take them off that.

Thoughts?

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Re: Headlight Adjustment
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2010, 18:44:17 »

Autozone has them in a variety pack. I had that problem when I bought my car, and so were out in 25 degree weather with like no sun left switching all of that.
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Re: Headlight Adjustment
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2010, 18:47:10 »

What are they called at Autozone?  headlight adjustment clips?
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Re: Headlight Adjustment
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2010, 18:50:38 »

I don't remember right off hand. If you can, get one off whether its broken or not, take it in and between you telling them the headlight adjustment clip, and showing them the old one, they should know what your after. If not, then they shouldn't be there working..haha
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Re: Headlight Adjustment
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2010, 19:01:45 »

Thought Autozone had stores here in Canada.  Looks like not.  Maybe I will try NAPA here or something.  Anyone know of a good source in Canada?  Seems the best places are all US.
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Re: Headlight Adjustment
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2010, 19:05:56 »

I believe that those are almost universal in the old style 4 headlamp systems.  Should be able to pull off a salvaged car with that type of headlight.  Or a lot of good parts stores carry things like that in something like a Dorman or Help type part out front.
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Re: Headlight Adjustment
« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2010, 19:07:36 »

oh, yeah. will autozone ship to canada? Im sure you may be able to find it online, it'd just be under universal or something.
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Re: Headlight Adjustment
« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2010, 21:38:43 »

any real parts store should know instantly what they are.  Just ask for headlight adjusters.
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Re: Headlight Adjustment
« Reply #8 on: September 09, 2010, 21:40:22 »

any real parts store should know instantly what they are.  Just ask for headlight adjusters.

haha...true
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Re: Headlight Adjustment
« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2010, 20:25:40 »

rockauto.com has them
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Re: Headlight Adjustment
« Reply #10 on: September 10, 2010, 20:34:21 »

I used zip ties to hold them in  one on each side of the screw. thats if your cheep and didnt feel like driving to the store to get some.    :whist:
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Re: Headlight Adjustment
« Reply #11 on: September 10, 2010, 21:12:51 »

I used zip ties to hold them in  one on each side of the screw. thats if your cheep and didnt feel like driving to the store to get some.    :whist:

or the drive there cost more then the parts you are getting :p
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Re: Headlight Adjustment
« Reply #12 on: September 10, 2010, 21:36:52 »

any place that carries the help line of products

Go in give the car and say "headlight Adjusters" It might take a couple of packs because they do dry rot and they are not exactley a popular item. So Advanced, autozone, carquest, etc.
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