Headlamp Alignment

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The current DVLA rules on headlight alignment are covered in the 3 pictures below. In practice you need to park up 3m from a flat vertical surface:

  • Main beam needs to be directed straight and level
  • Dip beam need to drop to 2″-4″ below level and slightly left to avoid dazzle
  • If your headlights have a kick-up then that need adjusting too (mine didn’t)

When using standard Stag headlight adjusters, it’s the adjuster at 1 O’clock for height and the adjuster at 7 O’clock for direction. Here the finished lights and grill

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