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I think i might need some advice. Anyone out there give me a little help in installing fog lights on my 2008 Silverado 1500? It would be greatly appreciated. I ordered a set of HID fog lights off the net cause my Silverado didnt come with any, i need a little help on routing the wiring harness and the hookups, the lights came in mounted and ready for instalation on the 2008 Silverado 1500, im a engine mechanic, however im not quite a seasoned electrician yet.....
 

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I'm guessing your 08 didn't come with fog lights. If you found an aftermarket kit, please let me know because I've been searching for one since the day I bought my truck. If it's a question of where to buy the kit your outta luck from all my research. The only way is to buy part by part from the dealer. I think I was quoted like 500 bucks or so.
 

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in a 07 silverado i worked on the wiring harness was already there, with a plug in the end of it, and when i popped off the switch for the cargo lamps, (the fog switch is located nderneath the cargo when you have factory fogs) the harness was just plugged in the back of it, so the kit came with the switch it was almost plug and play, except for cutting the bumper valence, and screing in the fogs
 

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I think i might need some advice. Anyone out there give me a little help in installing fog lights on my 2008 Silverado 1500? It would be greatly appreciated. I ordered a set of HID fog lights off the net cause my Silverado didnt come with any, i need a little help on routing the wiring harness and the hookups, the lights came in mounted and ready for instalation on the 2008 Silverado 1500, im a engine mechanic, however im not quite a seasoned electrician yet.....
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2008 CHEVROLET Silverado
Low beam headlamp
H11-55W

High beam headlamp
9005
9005SU Silverstar ULTRA for Ultra Night Vision - The Whitest and Brightest Halogen
9005ST Silverstar High Performance Lighting: The Whiter and Brighter Halogen
9005XV XtraVision Halogen - The Brighter Light
9005CB Cool Blue Halogen - The Whiter Light

Parking light
4157NALL
4157AST Silverstar Signal Lighting: Complete the Look: Crisp, Clean, Style

Front turn signal
4157NALL
4157AST Silverstar Signal Lighting: Complete the Look: Crisp, Clean, Style

Rear turn signal
3057LL

Tail light
3057LL

Stop light
3057LL

High mount stop light
Assembly

Fog/Driving light
5202

License plate
194
194LL Long Life Upgrade: Up to twice the life of the standard lamp

Back up light
3057LL

Front sidemarker
2825LL

Trunk/Cargo area
921
921LL Long Life Upgrade: Up to twice the life of the standard lamp

Daytime running light
4157NALL
4157AST Silverstar Signal Lighting: Complete the Look: Crisp, Clean, Style
 

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in a 07 silverado i worked on the wiring harness was already there, with a plug in the end of it, and when i popped off the switch for the cargo lamps, (the fog switch is located nderneath the cargo when you have factory fogs) the harness was just plugged in the back of it, so the kit came with the switch it was almost plug and play, except for cutting the bumper valence, and screing in the fogs
Did they work after you installed them? i have a 07 silverado and i think everything is already there. from relay to harness(cant fing the fog light connector though). i bought the switch, and my truck recoginzes it when i push it (light in the dash comes on). but the lights don't work. i used a multimeter and it showed roughtly 4 volts at the plug infront of the radiator(for the fog lights?) that wasn't plugged into anything.
Do i really need a reflash? or can i disconnect the battery for 30-45 minutes and see if the truck recognizes the lights upon power-up?
 

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Well I guess my question would be why would it have to be reflashed? If you are trying to tie it into the factory wiring then I understand, but if you are running them off of a seperate wiring harness then no you don't have to have it re-flashed. Although I have never worked on a NNBS style truck yet, so I am probably way off base. I have always been a light freak on all my trucks, and has added thousands of dollars of lights on each one and NEVER had to reflash. I usually make up my own wiring harnesses or buy them, the best one I have bought by far has been the PIAA harnesses. The fuse, relay and everything is built right into a small black box that can be mounted any where. As a matter of fact I used one of those harnesses for my stock foglights, instead of splicing factory stuff. This is probably all useless info for your situation, so just ignore it I guess! :no:

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Did they work after you installed them? i have a 07 silverado and i think everything is already there. from relay to harness(cant fing the fog light connector though). i bought the switch, and my truck recoginzes it when i push it (light in the dash comes on). but the lights don't work. i used a multimeter and it showed roughtly 4 volts at the plug infront of the radiator(for the fog lights?) that wasn't plugged into anything.
Do i really need a reflash? or can i disconnect the battery for 30-45 minutes and see if the truck recognizes the lights upon power-up?
thats worth a try, my moms truck had to be reflashed because the "needed the ok from dodge and the reprogrammed the vin number saying that the truck came with fog lights
 

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im just going to put a dedicated relay for the fogs so they come on with my parking lights. i can take pics of this if anybody wants
 

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i think i might need some advice. Anyone out there give me a little help in installing fog lights on my 2008 silverado 1500? It would be greatly appreciated. I ordered a set of hid fog lights off the net cause my silverado didnt come with any, i need a little help on routing the wiring harness and the hookups, the lights came in mounted and ready for instalation on the 2008 silverado 1500, im a engine mechanic, however im not quite a seasoned electrician yet.....

hey man where did you get the fog light kit? I need ones too .... Asap!
 

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i think i might need some advice. Anyone out there give me a little help in installing fog lights on my 2008 silverado 1500? It would be greatly appreciated. I ordered a set of hid fog lights off the net cause my silverado didnt come with any, i need a little help on routing the wiring harness and the hookups, the lights came in mounted and ready for instalation on the 2008 silverado 1500, im a engine mechanic, however im not quite a seasoned electrician yet.....
where did you get the kit from? Do you have the webisite?
 

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I was told by my dealer that it would be a 300.00 plus option & another 100.00 for the flash on my 09 GMC Sierra Ext cab 1500!!

I am not sure if they will work or even if they come with everything you need for the install but I found some that said they will fit an 07-09 GMC/Chevy truck on E-bay. I think they are 80.00 or so. I will try to find out more info and re-post for everyone. If someone else knows or finds out before me please post and hopefully when we find a solution we can make it a sicky for everyone!
 

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if lookin for HID lights kits check vvme.com i got my HID kit from here for my headlights and they are magical lol going to get the fog HID kit when i get some more money...
Pics on my albums if someone want to see
but that website is great, vvme.com
 

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mmmmmmmmmm.................

I found some fog light kits for a 2008 silverado .. but they only have blue lenses and yes they are worth 80 buks.. they told me if they have clear lenses bak in stok they will notify me ... so am just gona have to wait for a while...
 

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I found some fog light kits for a 2008 silverado .. but they only have blue lenses and yes they are worth 80 buks.. they told me if they have clear lenses bak in stok they will notify me ... so am just gona have to wait for a while...

where did you find it??
 
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