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9/4/15 11:49pm - Original Message: 'slow raising headlights'
kbrin
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coral springs, FL - USA

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81 beauty all original (not anymore!!) Its more fun now!

Joined: 3/25/2014
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Hi all
On my 81 one head lamp rises in 5 seconds and the other takes up to 45 seconds. Any suggestions other than ignore itTongue

Thanks!!


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9/5/15 8:32am - Reply: 'Re: slow raising headlights'
edoff13
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Aurora, CO - USA

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1982 Vette. Black, Gray leather interior. 3D Printed Air Cleaners

Joined: 7/11/2007
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Check your vacuum lines from the regulators (mounted to the underside of the nose of the car) to the actuators. You can swap the hoses on the regulators and see it the delay changes headlight buckets. If so replace the regulator, if not it is the actuator. You can rebuild these for cheap. Let me know if you have questions.

Good luck,
Tim


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9/5/15 5:32pm - Reply: 'Re: slow raising headlights'
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Holland Patent, NY - USA

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#1 *1980 White, Red interior 14,000 mile #2 *1980 Red, Oyster interior 93,000 miles Resto project car, rebuilt to 383 stroker

Joined: 6/3/2008
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Yep, what Tim said.
Bairs did a great tech seminar on this for us during our gathering stop. Make sure you give them a call. I was amazed how easy the seals are to replace and the cost is so much cheaper than buying the replacement pieces. For sure give them a call and tell them you are from C3VR. They are awesome people.
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