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    Thread: Where is your headlight cutoff, OR what height is correct?

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      05-12-2012 09:02 PM #1
      Wondering about where the headlights should be on the B6. My wife has commented when I'm driving behind her, that she doesn't usually see my headlights, almost as if they are pointed too low.

      Wanted to know if anyone has any info on the proper alignment on the low beams for the B6.

      If you measure your cut-off, and post up this measurement...and your car is lowered, also post how much lower your car is than stock.

      Thanks folks.

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      05-13-2012 01:55 AM #2
      I would like to know this too, and also know how to do the adjustment I can see one light pointing higher than the other one

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      05-13-2012 08:31 PM #3
      www.danielsternlighting.com has good guidelines on setting the aim
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      05-13-2012 08:36 PM #4
      interesting web page, thank you BsickPassat

      now i just need to know (and maybe you know) how manually/physically adjust the lights on my b6 i just haven't find the right screw, nut, bolt, that needs to be twisted to go up or down

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      05-17-2012 08:15 PM #5
      i read most of the recommended blog and i have to say that it indeed have very nice information is very outdated or that is what i think.

      still haven't found the how to adjust the height on my headlights

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      05-18-2012 12:23 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by EVANGELIONHD View Post
      still haven't found the how to adjust the height on my headlights
      If you have standard halogens there is a hex screw on the back of the housing (see the white hex in the red box)


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      05-18-2012 03:52 AM #7
      do you see ok? I would only raise them if your having issues.. you dont want to blind on coming traffic by having them to high.

      From my understanding you need some actual equipment to set them up correctly and follow VW procedures.

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      05-18-2012 08:39 AM #8
      Oooohhh is that one?! I've being adjusting this white plastic thing...

      Actually I ned to lower the right one I can see the light beam reaching further than the left one and when I park pursue the garage door I can se the center points on different heights

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