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PostSubject: headlight adjustment   Sat Apr 23, 2011 10:45 pm

anyone had headlight adjustment problems?

the bike is a ZX1100E completely different fairing from a normal ZX11 C or D I do have a parts bike a ZX11D but most things do not interchange. I want to make a chopper out of the parts bike.

Anyway I installed lowering dog bones, & of course my headlight shines too high now, so I need to lower it.

problem is there are 2 adjuster wheels & they make no difference, headlight stays stationary, do I need to disasemble fairing & headlight assembly to lower?

I have applied pressure to headlight while turning adjustment knobs, & it refuses to move, & I tried it at night with a couple pieces of tape on an object 25 or so feet away to show if there was any movement, & none, it wont go up or down nor side to side.

it looks like what was supposed to be a couple minute job will turn into a 1/2 day or more job. dont want to damage the headlight assembly. but guessing I will have to dissasemble it, figuring something is either stripped, or not engaging correctly.

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PostSubject: Re: headlight adjustment   Tue Apr 26, 2011 11:46 pm

graybeard_biker wrote:


it looks like what was supposed to be a couple minute job will turn into a 1/2 day or more job. Randy

Story of my life, when it comes to mechanical stuff.

Can't help you with that fix, just suggest going to a larger forum or maybe bike specific forum to find the info you need.
Good Luck!
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