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Old 05-25-2009, 10:34 AM
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so i tried to install my hids in my 04 gt and i failed miserbaly. ended up braking one bulb and got one in. the one that i got in a didnt brake it then appeared to be pointing the the right. so i took everything out and put stock bulb back in hoping it would solve my issue. nope still pointing to my right it was not messed up before. I do know for a Fact that i hit that little chrome cone in there a couple times. could that have made the beam not go straight now? i hope not these are brand new
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Old 05-25-2009, 08:52 PM
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hey man got the same year car as you and i installed mine a couple weeks ago the new bulbs are a little longer but if you put them in straight they shouldnt hit the chrome cone. mine did go in a little on the tight side actually had to turn with a pair of pliers but was being verrrrrrry careful and they went in just fine. i also took the battery out to gain a little clearance as there wasnt enough room to get my hand in there to unplug and pull out the old one. what kit numbers did you get?
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Old 05-26-2009, 03:38 AM
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jeeze, what kind of bulbs are you guys using, the bulbs that the hid kits come with should not be that difficult to remove/install, I was able to just slide the bulb in and turn with ease when I first installed hids. The hid setup I have now is a bit more pita but still nothing as difficult as needing pliers.

OP: sounds like you just need to adjust the headlamps, there are two screws on the top of the headlamp, 1 controls vertical axis the other horizontal.
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Old 05-27-2009, 08:20 PM
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where is the horizontal adjustment i only have found the vertical
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