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Headlight clips and Points adjustment

Ok I have to change the headlight retainer ring for my 7 non lucas headlight. What is the trick to removing and reinstalling the little retainer clips? Those things wont budge for me. Next

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If someone can point (pun intended) me in the direct of good instructions on adjusting / checking points that would be great. I am not familiar with working on points at all.Grab one side of the clip with a pair of needle nose pliers and bend it down and out from under the headlight ring holding on to it real well. Do it in a place where you can find it if it gets away from you and wear some glasses. It's easy you just have to do it a few times. Points just loosen the screw that holds the points in place and adjust it up or down to get the proper gap. If you notice there are 2 **** on the points plate and a slot in the points and a screwdriver can be used to adjust it up and down. Don't tighten the screw too hard or you will strip it.,,,

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  • 1.
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    Fig. 2: You must then remove the screws from the inner side of the bezel/trim piece 91036p24.jpg

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    Fig. 4: . . . then remove the remaining Torx® screw 91036p26.jpg
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    Fig. 7: Remove ONLY the 4 retaining ring screws, do NOT touch the aiming screws 91036p29.jpg

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Check this GM Chevy Mid-Size Cars 1964-1988 procedure from Repair Guide...


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Fig. 1: Exploded view of a common dual headlight mounting assembly-1983 Malibu shown typical
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