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Old 04-17-2017, 11:57 AM   #1
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blinding traffic

What do you do to avoid blinding on coming traffic? We often end up arriving at our sites at night. When I hook up my fifth wheel, it obviously points the front of my TV up. I feel bad for traffic and they are always flashing their high beams at me. Do you adjust your headlights before every trip? Any suggestions.
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Old 04-17-2017, 12:27 PM   #2
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I have always adjusted my headlights when I got a different truck. I park on flat ground 25 ft from a wall or garage door and lower it down to where the top of the bright part of the beam is 4 ft off the ground. I block one headlight at a time with cardboard. IMO the lights on most trucks are set higher than needed. I only do the low beam if each beam has an adjustment. It always worked for me as my workday started at 4:00 AM.
Plus, I've always thought Ford had theirs set extremely high. Even when not towing or hauling anything.
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Old 04-17-2017, 01:10 PM   #3
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I have always adjusted my headlights when I got a different truck. I park on flat ground 25 ft from a wall or garage door and lower it down to where the top of the bright part of the beam is 4 ft off the ground. I block one headlight at a time with cardboard. IMO the lights on most trucks are set higher than needed. I only do the low beam if each beam has an adjustment. It always worked for me as my workday started at 4:00 AM.
Plus, I've always thought Ford had theirs set extremely high. Even when not towing or hauling anything.
I have to do my low beams. That is usually what I am running and people are still getting blinded
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Old 04-17-2017, 05:25 PM   #4
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Same here when I got my Silverado 1500, everyone was flashing their lights at me. I adjusted the low beams after about a week. And I wasn't towing or hauling anything.
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Old 05-17-2017, 08:51 PM   #5
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I added Firestone airbags to my truck just to level it out. Truck squatted a little without the bags and they solved both problems.
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Old 05-17-2017, 10:57 PM   #6
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Install air lift bags on rear axel. cost 100.00 to 400.00 $. look this up on internet or you tube.

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