How to install a headlight into a KiWAV headlight housing bucket

What's needed:

Headlight, headlight bucket, a pack of w-type retainer clips, plier, Philip head screwdriver, safety glasses*, gloves.

*Warning: Always wear safety glasses and gloves. These high tension clips can pop out with high-speed and strength during the installation process.

The tools that you need

 

 

The installation

1. The housing comes assembled, so the first step is taking it apart. Remove two bolts on the ring, then take the ring off from the bucket.

Take the housing and ring apart
Remove two bolts on the ring
Take the ring off from the bucket

2. Put the reflector through the ring.

The ring
Put the reflector through the ring
Put the reflector through the ring in place

3. Align headlight and ring top to top.

The top marked on headlight front
The top marked on headlight back
The bottom of the headlight align the drained hole

4. Prelocate 3 or 4 of the retainer clips evenly and make sure the two lower screw holes and tabs will not be blocked with the retainer clips.

Prelocate the retainer
Tabs
Screw hole
Prelocate  3 or 4 of the retainer clips evenly

5. Insert retaining clips.

Secure one end of the retainer clip in the groove of the ring.

Press the center of the retainer clip with one thumb -1
Press the center of the retainer clip with one thumb -2
Secure one end of the retainer clip -3

Press the center of the retainer clip with one thumb, and use a plier to bend the other end into the groove.

Use a plier to bend the other end of the retainer clip into the groove -1
Use a plier to bend the other end of the retainer clip into the groove -2
Retaining clips inserted

Follow the same steps for other retainer clips (total 3 or 4 would be good).

Insert all retaining clips

 

Insert retaining clips
Remove retaining clips

6. Connect the plug and H4 blub.

Connect the plug and H4 blub

7. Install the ring from the top first, hook the ring up to metal tabs to hold it in the place.
Then press the ring back to the headlight bucket. Tighten up the bolts on both sides.

Hook the ring up to metal tabs to hold it in the place
Tighten up the bolts on both sides

8. Job done!

Installation complete

 

 

 

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