*Have you checked your BOVís headlights lately?*
I recently bought a used 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 for my primary BOV. My first time out on a VERY dark road, and I simply couldn't see a thing. I couldnít even drive safely. I had to stop the truck and remove the driving light covers, and use them to proceed.
I thought that maybe new bulbs would do the trick, so I bought some new, "improved" with 30% more brightness. They didnít really help much. I then noticed that the lights were aimed at the trees, so I reaimed them, and they were better, but still pretty poor.
Wondering if it was the lift kit, or a light problem, I investigated further and saw that both lights had moisture inside. I tried drying one out by pulling the bulb and letting it sit all day, but that didnít' work. I looked a little closer and saw that the chrome coating on the inside looked bad.
So, I ordered a couple new headlamp assemblies off of Ebay. Under $100 for both.
Installation was very easy, just a few bolts. I wonít detail it, since your vehicle would likely be different.
I decided to disassemble the old ones. #1 - the lexan covers will take a full hammer blow. #2 - luckily, the glue joint doesn't, so I could pull the covers.
Check out the worse of the two (same headlight, one picture with the cameraís flash, one without)
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