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Old 12-08-2014, 06:55 PM   #1
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Headlight adjustments

I just purchased a 2015 Berkshire 400RB and when driving at night the head lamps only show approximately 15-20 feet ahead of the coach. I had a dealer adjust the headlights but to no avail. I see there is a bolt on a slide bar at the back of the lamp assembly but not sure if that will adjust the headlights for proper adjustment. I have to use high beam headlights in order to see the road properly, and oncoming traffic doesn't complain while the high beams are on. Any advise as to how to correct this problem? Thanks in advance for any assistance you can provide
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Old 12-08-2014, 06:57 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum and congrats on your new coach. I have not tried adjusting the headlights on mine, but I do agree that they are pretty much worthless.
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Old 12-08-2014, 07:16 PM   #3
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Thanks for your post but don't understand how you can drive the coach at night unless you use high beam head lights How far can you see ahead with the low beams? Do you see a box on the ground using low beams?

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Old 12-08-2014, 09:49 PM   #4
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I've only driven at night on some well known roads. I also had to use the brights and fog lamps helped. I find even with the bright lights on it is not satisfactory. I do not travel at night if I can help it.
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Old 12-09-2014, 07:20 PM   #5
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I switched my headlights (low & High beam) to HID ones. They're extremely bright.

The kit sells for about $100 & can be installed in less than 30 minutes. You won't have to change your existing wiring at all since the power supply for the HID's plug into the existing lamp connector & the HID lamp is connected via the pigtail on the power supply.

Easy peasy.
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Old 12-09-2014, 09:36 PM   #6
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Headlight adjustments

Ceedog where did you get the kit? I was going to just change the bulbs to the brighter bulbs but this sounds better. Bum not familiar with this. Ore info please.


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Old 12-10-2014, 12:11 PM   #7
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ijdmtoy.com is the website. Be sure to check for internet coupons to reduce the price even more.
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Thanks for the link ceedog. I will dig through it and get the kit ordered. I don't remember what bulb I have in the Berk. Hopefully it helps because night driving with the current setup is not safe.
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Old 12-10-2014, 11:13 PM   #9
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ceedog, do you have a part number?
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Old 12-11-2014, 07:55 AM   #10
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Before I making the jump to HIDs I decided to try Sylvania Silverstars (orange package). HUGE improvement. So much of an improvement I decided to not install HIDs.

You can buy them at Walmart/Autozone/etc and they are direct replacement for the bulbs already in place.
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