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How do i lower my head lights????

Ok ya all know i jus got a new lift and i seriously need to adjust and lower my head lights. I got a 1996 for ranger. Anyone know excactly how to do this???
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get a haynes manual. or just turn on another pair of lights, you have plenty to spare.
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lol i could do tht with another ticket. lol But i really need to know
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I don't know about the older trucks but on the newer ones there is a screw behind the head lights at the top and bottom of the lights, to make them go down you wanna tighten the top one and lossen the bottom one or vise versa i forget.
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ill take a lok on my luch break
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I've used the "point them at a wall at night and adjust" method before, but with a lift I'd seriously take it to a garage that does state inspections and pay them to do it right. They wheel a fixture up to it and get them aimed perfectly L/R and Up/Down.
Worth the $$ (couldn't cost > $20).
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like i told u the other day fletch, take the grill off and there are clips that hold the lights thats how u adjust them
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u gotta show me when i get home then. well maybe thrusday, putting truck in shop "custom shop" to lower my carrier bearing and alignment
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Lower your carrier bearing? Wtf?
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uh yeah why?
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I meant wtf does that mean...Carrier bearings are on each side of the differential "carrier"...so how would you lower that...

Or are you talking about the carrier bearing on your driveshaft? I didn't know rangers had 2-peice driveshafts.
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The bracket the carrier bearing sits on you take off by grinding the rivets off. Then take that plate and stick it underneathe your fram instead of inside the frame. That wai i get no more vibrations.
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Your truck does not have a two piece. Only later models up to a 97 i believ have two piece driveshafts
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I got mine done for free!!!! at the Ford Dealership...
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I meant wtf does that mean...Carrier bearings are on each side of the differential "carrier"...so how would you lower that...

Or are you talking about the carrier bearing on your driveshaft? I didn't know rangers had 2-peice driveshafts.
i believe up to 97, the extended cab rangers came with a 2 piece.
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ya id like to get mine lowered as well, since when i turn on my head lkights high beem i can count the leaves on the trees
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I got mine done for free!!!! at the Ford Dealership...
I wish mine did that. I just spent an hour or more [most likely more] trying to get mine. They suck. I got the good on the height, but they both shoot off to the right too much. When I move them left/right tomorrow, I bet they'll get screwed again. Maybe I can call the dealer tomorrow.
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