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01-06-2013, 08:25 PM #1
hey i have a 2000 silverado and dont have fog lamps i have connectors where fog lamps should go and i have a fuse in the fuse box but no relay and dont have a switch for them on the dash i dont want to buy the lights to find out it doesnt work what should i do?
01-06-2013, 08:33 PM #2
Its always possible to add it, just depends how much work you want to do.00 Chevy Tahoe LT, 5.3 4x4
01-06-2013, 09:32 PM #3
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Kady nice new pic... Yes you can add them and it's not too hard.. You can also get a factory switch..08 Z71 Avalanche Mods to date: K&N CAI,Hellwig Swaybars and End Links, Corsa Sport Exhaust, Superchips Programer,IPCW LOF & 3rd brake light and tails, AMI Gas door,Show Hooks and Door locks, Enkei Wheels, with Pirelli tires, StreetScene Bowties, Grant Steering wheel,Muth signal mirrors,SSBC Big Brake kit,Huskyliner Mug gards,Floor mats and Hood shield, McGard Lug nuts and locks, Bedrug, Cervini's Ram Air hood,35watt HID Fog lights, Sylvania bulbs all around ZXE's Highs and Lows, WhiteNight Back up lights,Sirius and HD Radio, SnugTop sitting on deck now Got a Softopper on now,Tempress Boat Hatches.... New Bilstein shocks are on... New Mods coming soon..... X
01-07-2013, 12:21 AM #4
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I installed the fog lights to my 2000 MY. It didn't come with them. This required a new light switch to include the fog light button, installing a relay, installing a wire harness, and my local dealer to reprogram the BCM to recognize the RPO code (T96).2000 Chevy Silverado 1500 ECSB Z71 5.3L LM7
01-07-2013, 12:45 AM #5
ill see i want them but don't want to go through all the hassle of putting the wire harness and going to the dealer
01-07-2013, 05:39 AM #6
It looks like you have aftermarkets already so why not get oem's and wire them like those you have? I would do that because i hate that i have to turn them back on after i cycle the key. Bunch of ways to do it, i would have a 3 position switch and have it wired to the headlight switch and to battery so it would come on whenever the headlights do or anytime you hit the switch.01' 1500 LT Z71 ECSB 5.3L
line-x'd front brush guard with KC Daylighters, 6000k HID lows and highs, rewired highbeams, Trans-go mild shift kit, custom stainless duals, 3500 dually OEM taillights, K&N CAI. Still have OEM fender flairs and leveling kit in boxes waiting for time.
01-07-2013, 11:19 AM #7
I replaced the factory fogs in my wife's 02 with aftermarket direct replacements. They, too, had lens seperation and have since failed. After a discussion with another member here, she pointed me towards the Hella F55, or 550, which fits in the factory opening, and is a much better light.
You could take some measurements for the opening, and just match up a better fog light that fits. Wire them to their own switch, or the parking light circuit, and you'll be set.
Good luck, and welcome aboard.
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01-07-2013, 11:49 AM #8
I would not waste the money on oem fog lights. I had one the was broken, bought a new one thru GM and the light sucks. The beam is terrible, you can hardly tell that they are on. The cheap ones one ebay and amazon are even worse when it comes to the beam pattern and light scatter. I would go with the hella 550's. That is my next upgrade.
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01-07-2013, 12:12 PM #9
I have had luck with ebay oem housings. The two I replaced were the factory originals that either fell apart or got hit by a rock or something. I like keeping them on because I have 6k xenons and the oem fog lights on tell people that they are my low beams not the highs. But most people dont know that the fogs turn off when the highbeams are switched on so they still flash their brights at me and I flash all 4 of my 6k xenons right back...
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