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Vehicle Headlamp Assembly

United States Patent

McMahan et al.

Patent Number:    4,712,164

Date of Patent:    Dec. 8, 1987

VEHICLE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLY
Inventors: David R. McMahan; Leslie H. Hallgarth, both of Anderson; Gary L. Miller, Lapel, all of Ind.
Assignee: General Motors Corporation, Detroit, Mich.
Appl. No.: 824197
Filed: Jan. 30, 1986
Int. Class: B60Q 1/06; F16C 11/00
U.S. Class: 362/66; 403/77
Field of Search: 362/66, 69, 63, 65, 70, 372, 226, 80; 74/417, 25, 606 R; 403/77

References Cited

U.S. PATENT DOCUMENTS
2225980 December 1940 Casson 362/66
2410365 October 1946 Sauer 362/66
3752976 August 1973 Di Silvo et al. 240/41.6
3823314 June 1973 Germany 240/41.6
3878389 April 1975 Puyplat 240/41.35
3932837 January 1976 Baker 240/416
4188655 February 1980 Tallon et al. 362/80
4196459 April 1980 Dick 362/66
4306276 December 1981 Dick 362/66
4318162 March 1982 Sip 362/226
4333131 June 1982 Hujimoto et al. 362/372
4524407 June 1985 Igura 362/66
4574334 March 1986 Igura 362/66
4578740 March 1986 Krizmanic 362/66
4607976 August 1986 Peek et al. 403/77

FOREIGN PATENT DOCUMENTS
1427387 Mar. 1976 United Kingdom  

Primary Examiner- Raymond A. Nelli
Attorney, Agent, or Firm- Edward J. Biskup

Abstract

A vehicle headlamp assembly includes a box-like support frame enclosing a lamp body mounted adjustably, as by support shoes slidable in slots of the frame, by rotary manipulation of threaded elements, accessible at improved locations on the frame.

2 Claims, 7 Drawing Figures

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