Gregory Bender

Headlight assembly

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The original headlight is rare and a bit complicated when it comes to assembly. Here is some information and photos that may help.

From the bottom up, these are the pieces:

  1. Black painted shell
  2. Special rubber seal
  3. Outer chrome ring
  4. Inner ring assembly
Front view. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.
Front view. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Rear view. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.
Rear view. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Left / right beam adjustment screw. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.
Left / right beam adjustment screw. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Screw that secures the chrome trim ring to the body. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.
Screw that secures the chrome trim ring to the body. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Headlight pivot point and left / right beam adjustment screw. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.
Headlight pivot point and left / right beam adjustment screw. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Headlight pivot point, ring securing screw, ground point. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.
Headlight pivot point, ring securing screw, ground point. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Piovt points. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.
Piovt points. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Headlight secured in place. Please note that the screw at the bottom is not original. It is in place of a broken original pivot point. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.
Headlight secured in place. Please note that the screw at the bottom is not original. It is in place of a broken original pivot point. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

W clip securing headlight in place. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.
W clip securing headlight in place. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Broken pivot point. Temporary screw holding things in place for the photo. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.
Broken pivot point. Temporary screw holding things in place for the photo. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Inner and out rings. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.
Inner and out rings. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Top pivot point. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.
Top pivot point. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Bottom pivot point. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.
Bottom pivot point. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Left pivot point and beam adjustment screw. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.
Left pivot point and beam adjustment screw. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Right pivot point. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.
Right pivot point. Moto Guzzi headlight as commonly fit to many 1970's Tonti models.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.