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#1 Jordy869

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Posted 27 November 2018 - 09:24 PM

I have recently bought new plastic bowls and trims for my headlights. However I’ve got the kits and everything but does anyone have any instructions or suggestions on how I know they are correctly put back together. When taken apart they sort of fell a part. ?

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#2 Bat

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Posted 27 November 2018 - 11:05 PM

Hi,

There should be 3 of those flat plates with the lump on them.

They hold the light into the metal frame.

MPIs don't use the spring.

Where's the leveling motor?

Cheers  :proud:



#3 Steve220

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Posted 28 November 2018 - 12:05 PM

You've bought the wrong bowls.

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Posted 28 November 2018 - 12:20 PM

You've bought the wrong bowls.

 

I was thinking the same. Need these, right?

 

http://www.minispare.../XBC105240.aspx



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Posted 28 November 2018 - 12:21 PM


You've bought the wrong bowls.


I was thinking the same. Need these, right?

http://www.minispare.../XBC105240.aspx

Correct.

#6 Jordy869

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Posted 28 November 2018 - 01:32 PM

Steve 220/rich 959... you're wrong i have bought the correct mpi bowl that house the motor  :proud: the motor is located in the picture at the bottom by the floor. 



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Posted 28 November 2018 - 01:35 PM

the bowl you have suggest is the very bowl i bought haha from minispares  :lol: i was adviced with the kits that has the spring, i am aware the spring isnt needed for the MPI however the 3 little plates ive got, i have two left. shall i have two left? or not 

 

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Posted 28 November 2018 - 02:24 PM

Apologies, couldn't see it in the pic! Can't help with assembly I'm afraid - mine are still in the bags, a long way from assembly!

 

Above, Bat says you should use three of those plates per light - so if you have only used one and have two left, it seems that could be your issue. 

 

Minispares drawing doesn't seem to help

http://www.minispare...s.aspx?2~20~192



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Posted 28 November 2018 - 04:04 PM

no worries, no the drawing doesn't help whats so ever 



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Posted 28 November 2018 - 06:02 PM

Is the ring mounted correctly?

Edited by Steve220, 28 November 2018 - 06:07 PM.


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Posted 09 February 2019 - 07:21 PM

Hi , I am fairly sure one of my levelling motors has died , and the item is effected a sealed unit...has anyone tried opening one up with any degree of success ?

My duff one buzzes, I haven't yet tried swapping it with the one that works to make sure nothing is untoward and see how these work prior to being plumbed in, new ones are not the cheapest of parts.

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Posted 10 February 2019 - 01:26 PM

Have you check your earthing first? I bought a new set only to find my originals worked and my earthing point was terrible.

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Posted 10 February 2019 - 06:18 PM

for completeness:

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Posted 11 February 2019 - 06:25 PM

Many ,thanks, good thought, I need to swap the two over first as the drivers side works fine as a check.




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