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How to put the hed lights back into the grill on a 1962 ford f100 pickup

The mounts seem to be loose the hedlight moves even tho i screw the two screws into place am I missing something

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That metal ring around the bulb is the retainer which secured the headlight, so it wouldn't move. If it's still loose, there must be some missing parts on the assembly. 1962 was a long time ago-the year I graduated high school.

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