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Installing Single Round Headlites and Drop Style Brackets on 379 Peterbilt

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Download this How To in PDF format.

Tools Required:
3/8” cordless or air drill, 5/6” drill bit, ½” ratchet with deep ¾” socket, 3/8” ratchet with shallow ½” socket, wire strippers, wire crimpers, 12V test light, Phillips screwdriver, heat gun, heat shrink wire connectors, 3’ of 3/8” or ¼” split wire loom.

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Layout new parts making sure everything is there.

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Hold headlite bracket up to the hood to align holes.

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Drill mounting holes in hood to 5/16”

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Bolt headlite bracket to the hood, making sure the larger holes in bracket and hood line up, so no wires will be pinched.

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Start bolts from inside hood.

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Tighten 5/16” bolts and lock washers on inside of hood with 3/8” ratchet and ½” socket.

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Install headlite housing with an Alum bushing on top and bottom of headlite bracket.

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Sort ½” nut on stud sticking through the headlite bracket,  (anti seize can be used here to prevent future nut seizing.)

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Align bucket straight and level, then tighten ½”  nut with ½” ratchet and deep ¾” socket.

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Install headlite assembly into housing pushing wires through the hollow mounting stud.

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Run wires inside headlite bracket through large hole in hood.

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Put split loom on wires to connections inside hood from hallow stud at light.

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Make wire connections as necessary.

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Heat shrink and wrap all wire connectors.

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Done – Stand back and admire your trucks “New “old”  Look”.  Adjust headlite beams as necessary.

Time to go Truckin’
Roll on!