I just went out to the car and was able to access my driver-side headlight bulb.
I found it was easier to stand in front of the MO and work the ring with my right hand. There is room behind the plate to back the assembly into.
2005 SL AWD, Platinum
-OEM HID conversion & HID fogs
-OEM iPod interface
-Upgraded (non-Bose) speakers - Pioneer TS-A1702C & TS-G1643R
-Muth signal mirrors
-Valley Industries hitch and wiring harness
-Aluminum fuel tank shields