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I have decided that life would be just that much better if my headlights were aimed a little higher on my '06 Wing. I have looked in the manual and it shows a process involving removing the inner fairing. Is this really necessary? Has anyone adjusted the lights by just reaching inside? Thanks :?
 

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Headlight adjustment

You can adjust the headlights from under the fairing. Each headlight has a adjustment nut under the headlight. I think they are 12mm, just use a long extension and you can turn with your fingers. It is quick and easy. Hope this helps.
 

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Yep. Just reach up form under teh tunnels up front and feel about blindly until you find the verticle adjuster nuts. I can turn mine with my fingers, but a socket helps and the nuts also have internal hex fitting.

I suggest you go about this a little at a time. First adjust the side that is lower to be at or close to the side aimed higher. Give that a try to see if both sides still need more upward range. Get your "sweet spot" set with the electrical adjuster set at about mid range or maybe 3/4 of full range so that you have a bit of upward range in reserve and a good bit more of lower range inreserve to compensate for pre-load ajustments and two-up heavy riding. A level floor with a brick wall up front helps the aiming process as you can track the adjustmets across the bricks. There is a horizontal adjustment too, but once teh lights are nearly equal in vertical, the slightly typical right lamp eing a bit cockeyed to the right is more acceptable and most folks don't adjust that. State laws may vary on aim.

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2soon said:
Hell, I just turn the headlight up/down adjustment knob on the lower left side of the fairing! '06 Nav model

I don't think that's the adjustment he's asking about...
 

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There are TWO different ways to adjust the headlights. Obviously there's the adjuster on the left fairing. But when that won't raise or lower the beam enough, there's the adjuster up under the fairing.

I need to turn mine up just a little, too. I have my left adjuster turned all the way up and it's just barely enough.
 
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