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HID Questions

Discussion in 'Lighting Discussion' started by Padre, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. Padre

    Padre New Member

    I've read a lot about HID lights here, and I just got off the phone with DDMTuning.

    I want to put HID's on my low beams, high beams and fogs, but I've read that the DRL's interfere with HID lights. I called and talked to Leif and he said that if the DRL's are full power, then no problem. Half-power, problem.

    Does anyone know if the 2009 Silverado's have full power or half-power DRL's? My dealer seems to think they are full power but don't know for sure.

    Also, will putting the HID's in give me a bulb out error?

    Thanks!!!
  2. TwoBelowZero

    TwoBelowZero New Member

    I have a 2009 Sillverado and I have HID's on my Low's and just got the fog lights done today. I haven't had any problems with them so far.
  3. Padre

    Padre New Member

    Good! I'll order them then.
  4. dsrtne1

    dsrtne1 New Member

    DEFINETLY pull your DRL fuses. On NNBS trucks the DRL's provide half power and they will starve the ballasts ultimately leading to a malfunction and then you will need new ballasts. HID's will not give you a bulb out error but you will definetly want to get rid of your DRL fuses. Cheap insurance in my opinion.
  5. 97chevz71

    97chevz71 New Member ROTM Winner

    would i need to pull the fuse on a 97 with drl

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