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Old 07-19-2013, 06:54 PM
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Default YaHoo, Fixed my headlight shake.

Well I got tired of having a little shake in my headlights and after looking at it I noticed that the bucket stops had a lot of play in them, They were warn, Cracked and very brittle.
So what I did was order replacements from a web site and they came in the other day, Well I wanted this fixed and replaced them all today.
I have to tell you, These are a really nice item, Not sure what they are made of, But they are not brittle at all, They might be made of UHMW which is a very durable product.
I did a test, I had 1 new one from another forum vendor and the set from another website.
What I did just to see how they will hold up under extreme pressure I hit both with a hammer a number of times just to see and the one from the other vendor was wasted when I got done and the one from another website was still like new.
http://rodneydickman.com/catalog/pro...roducts_id=309

Here is a picture of the 2 I hit with the hammer and you can see the one on the left wasn't phased at all and the one on the right didn't hold up at all.



Here are a couple of pictures of the new set installed, They are a perfect fit and best of all when my lights are open I have no movement.
Another great product from another website, I also have his Headlight gears on the Vette and the WS6. No issues at all.
I am a happy camper.




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If you want more info pm me.
To replace all of them on both headlights you need 8.


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Old 07-19-2013, 07:03 PM
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Uh, should I be seeing fire in that last picture?!?
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Uh, should I be seeing fire in that last picture?!?
hahahaha.
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Mr. Bill

I checked Rodney Dickman's website and didn't see them advertised, what are the called?
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Good info Bill. Sent you a PM for more info.
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Where can we get these from?
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Where can we get these from?
There is a link in the first post.
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Thanks Bill - I ordered these hopefully the fix works for me too
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Thanks for the heads up. I was getting ready to install his gear set any day now, but will order these tonight as 13 years is pushing it - especially since I have the heavier Euro Headlamp units!
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Originally Posted by Mr.Bill View Post
Well I got tired of having a little shake in my headlights and after looking at it I noticed that the bucket stops had a lot of play in them, They were warn, cracked, and very brittle.


Typo haha I just had to since your name says Mr., and thanks for the link; I need to get me a few of these since they will need to be replaced down the road any ways.
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Typo haha I just had to since your name says Mr., and thanks for the link; I need to get me a few of these since they will need to be replaced down the road any ways.
Typo?
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There is a link in the first post.
Got it, martini eyes last night.Thanks great info!

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Thanks My Bill,

Just ordered a set from Rodney Dickman.
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Bill, these stock lights you're talking about here?
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Bill, these stock lights you're talking about here?
Stock motor with ACA lamps. When my headlights were in the up mode I could grab the headlight and had some up and down movement. No longer do I have that.
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Stock motor with ACA lamps. When my headlights were in the up mode I could grab the headlight and had some up and down movement. No longer do I have that.
So they can now pass a field-sobriety test?
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