Thank you so much for posting this … I’ve rarely lifted up the car bonnet (as we say in the U.K.)… but I managed to do it exactly as posted.After installing my springs my headlights were aimed lower. This has been an easy fix on other cars I’ve owned but the Stinger is slightly different.
First the headlight adjustment is behind the headlight on each side under where the fender and hood meet.
Generally there is a screw to adjust the height, and this hole that’s circled has a marking saying U<—>D, seems like a logical place.
The other hole says L<—>R but there is nothing in the hole. I’ve never had a reason to adjust a headlight left to right though.
I have the K&N intake and I just had to unbolt the heat shield and remove the filter to get to the adjustment. The stock system should be easy as well as you would just need to remove the air filter box which I think is just 3 bolts and a hose clamp.
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This is what is down that hole. Glad I just purchased an WiFi endescope to get this picture. Obviously that’s not a screw.
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Luckily on the back side of this “gear” is a 12mm nut. It’s marked by the arrow in the top picture.
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Park the car in front of a wall/garage door and turn on the lights, mark your starting location with something. I like to use painters tape.
Rotate the nut using a crescent wrench (ratcheting makes this much easier) and see which way the beam moves. If it goes up, keep going. If it goes down, go the other direction. It’s a tight fit so you’ll only get maybe 1/10 a rotation before hitting the frame and it’s a fine adjustment so the 1” I moved the beam took 1 - 1 1/2 rotations of the nut.
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For the U.K… I would suggest raising 2-3 inches at 10ft - everyone keeps flashing me (and it isn’t because the love the car)Thank you so much for posting this … I’ve rarely lifted up the car bonnet (as we say in the U.K.)… but I managed to do it exactly as posted.
Turn the nut anti clockwise to higher the lights
Hi Mate, do remember how far off the wall your car was?Take out air boxes three bolts. Take off tube. You will see bolt head. I think 12 mm go counter clockwise to raise. Put tape on wall wait until dark. I went up about ten inches above tape put it back to normal before springs