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Old 02-24-2012, 09:18 PM   #1
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Boxster 986 Headlamp Adjustment

2003 Boxster Base

Passenger side headlamp is just fine. Driver side headlamp can't seem to get it adjust left or right correctly (using the upper adjustment for lateral movement and adjusting elevation with the bottom adjustment). The beam doesn't look crisp or defined, even after I replaced the bubs with the Silverstars.

It appears as if the driver side beam is being dispersed outwards, while the passenger side beam is will defined.

Any advice on this would be greatly appreciated!
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Old 02-24-2012, 09:21 PM   #2
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You could go get them alligned properly. This is generally done by a shop that also offers smog certificates lol. That's where i'd start :P
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Old 03-01-2012, 05:43 PM   #3
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The beam doesn't look crisp or defined, even after I replaced the bubs with the Silverstars.

It appears as if the driver side beam is being dispersed outwards, while the passenger side beam is will defined.
How does the reflector look? I'm wondering if it got stressed, maybe over-heated, and warped. That would mess up the convergence of the beams into one coherent beam....just a thought.
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:39 AM   #4
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How does the reflector look? I'm wondering if it got stressed, maybe over-heated, and warped. That would mess up the convergence of the beams into one coherent beam....just a thought.
Reflector looks like it's in brand new condition. I'm thinking that I may have over corrected the beam and am now getting some of the refractory light.
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