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Can anyone tell me which way to turn the right side headlight ( as viewed from sitting on the bike ) adjustment screw to move the light more to the right? Thanks
 

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Yep...turn it anti-clockwise to move the beam to the right. Best park infront of a garage door in not to bright light and carryout the adjustment. You will see just how much of a difference you are making.
 

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If anti-clockwise means counterclockwise then is counterintelligence anti-intelligence? :lol:
 
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Bumping this up, rather than add another thread on the same subject... ;)

I have a 2011 Burg. 400. I believe I can "touch" the screw to adjust the headlights by reaching up from underneath (I need my low beams up just a couple degrees), but I can't figure out a way to get any kind of a tool on there to turn them. :confused:

I found one thread that suggests taking most of the front-end apart. If you do that, how the heck do you know if they're adjusted right?

Any "tricks to the trade" to adjust them?! :(
 

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Ron, yeah...it's ok. Don't remove any of the tupperware. Tupperware removal is not needed. It's an easy job. All you need is a flat ring spanner (8 or 10mm, can't remember which). A ring spanner locates easier than open ended (but open ended if you prefer). First use a small mirror to locate the adjustment nuts for vertical adjustment. These are the upper outer nuts for each light unit. The lower more central nuts operate the horizontal adjustment. Next, reach up under the tupperware and find the adjustment nut again with your fingers. Put the spanner on the nut and turn anti-clockwise (counter clockwise or counter inteligence as you guys say). Don't turn too much at once, maybe quarter turn at a time. Preferably, have the bike just a few feet from a wall or garage door with the lights on so you can see how much you are moving the lights. Remember, a small movement on the garage door translates to a big movement down the road when riding.
 

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May I translate?

1. Flat Ring Spanner = box end wrench - I do recall that it's an 8mm;
2. Counter-clockwise as we say;
3. Easy on the adjustment - you may not see it on the garage door, but you will looking down the road.
 

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hehe... No translation needed, but thanks for the effort! (And NO, I did not try Google Translate, either!) I've traveled enough I followed his explanation quite well.
(Now, the dialogue in the movie "Snatch" ... that I needed a translation for!) :D

Didn't get a chance to stop by the hardware store for my spanner yet... Hopefully tomorrow. There's a market near me with a large parking area facing a big, blank wall, a place I've used to adjust other headlights before. ;)
 

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Ron, yeah...it's ok. Don't remove any of the tupperware. Tupperware removal is not needed. It's an easy job.
Well, I got the spanner... It might be an "easy job" for you on your 400, but it's nigh on impossible for me. I got the spanner on the bolt for the left-side lights, but could barely turn the wrench enough to make any difference.
The nut for the right side has several large wires crammed up against it and I can barely get a finger on it, forget about getting any kind of tool onto it. There is NO clearance to try to turn anything side to side either... :mad:
I'll try to find someone else who has magical abilities or something who can figure this out.
 

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Pity you're not down here in Florida, or I'd recommend Steve. His abilities truly are magical - with anything mechanical. Not just Burgmans.
 

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Ron, sorry, I blundered! I don't have my bike to hand to recheck, but in view of your difficulty, I think I should have said adjust the inner lower bolts. Those are the one's (almost side by side) at the bottom of the headlights near the centre of the bike. Those are the vertical adjustment on the K7 onwards as per my workshop manual (Haynes). The earlier bikes used the outer upper bolts to make that adjustment. You can literally reach under the headlight panel with the spanner and turn them very easily. Hope you get that done ok! Hope I haven't stressed you out!!...
 

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Hhmmm... You're not the only one I read who said it was the upper bolt. :confused:
Well, the lower one is easy enough to get to, so I might as well fiddle with it a bit and see what happens... ;)
 
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