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Old 09-03-2010, 08:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I Just bought a 2008 airbag model. The low beam lights are raised as far as the up button allows, but when riding in the dark, they don't reach out any further than a couple of lane divider stripes. How can I get them up some? I have the windscreen as low as it goes and when sitting in a normal position the light reachesout the same distance as the top of the screen. In other words,I cansee light thru the screen but only darkness if I look over the screen. Thanks in advance.
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Old 09-03-2010, 12:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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This should be in the Technical Forum, any moderators please move it over?
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More air in the front tire?
Sorry, couldn't resist.
I can't help, but maybe the rear suspension is set too high?
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More air in the front tire?
Sorry, couldn't resist.
I can't help, but maybe the rear suspension is set too high?
Could be I suppose but the preload is set at 4. Seems like that would be OK. I'm just wondering if these adjust like on a car by turning an adjustment screw. Maybe this is what I should expect. If it is then I can see why Honda made allowances for add on lights.
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3 seconds on Google got this, not sure if it's up and down, or side to side

http://www.wingman26.com/headlight.html

Or here

or here

That ought to be enough for ya!


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3 seconds on Google got this, not sure if it's up and down, or side to side

http://www.wingman26.com/headlight.html

Or here

or here

That ought to be enough for ya!

Thanks Tookie;

Itried a Google search but must not have used the correct criteria. Appreciate the assist. Thanks
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I am gonna do this to mine too, my headlight is at the top of the adjustment
right now
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All of them seem to be set too low from the factory.turn both screws in the picture in the link about 4 full turns clockwise as you are looking at them from the bottom.
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