Welcome to the club Jesse!!!! Aftermarket HID kits are fairly simple to install, just make sure you mount your ballasts in a dry, secure location as far away from the elements as possible and you'll be fine.
In the future if you wanted to get ccfl halo projector headlights. The projector's will look allot better than the stock headlight housing with all the reflectors being the light will scatter and blind people easier compared to a projector is one straight beam and also can aim them to keep from blinding people. I got the notto 10,000k hid kit low beams and plan on buying the high beam's in 15,000k for a nice blue look.
i have 8000k HID's in my 2009 and it's been a HEADACHE. you need to turn off the entrace and exit lighting and then install the day time running lights relay harness. ive done both and still get one side of the low-beams trip off. its intermittant but still a freaking pain.
Definitely get the relay kit, it is worth the extra $10-15 and wire it directly to the battery. The ground for the kit is very importatnt as well as it will get the whole ground for both lights. My ballasts are seven years old and still working, moved them from my Astro to the Silverado and they worked fine for a while without the relay kit but them they stopped firing all the time on startup, so I installed a quality relay kit and now I never get a misfireon the lights. I have left the DRLs functional, so my headlights stay on constantly.
Thanks for the tips guys. I installed them
A little over a week ago and have had nothing but great things to say. I didn't get the relay as when I posted this thread, I had already ordered them. But so far so good. This is what my drls are now. I disabled my normal ones and went with the fogs as drls. I think it gives it a little bit of a mean look.
And I have some pictures of my HIDs all on. Anyone else from Edmonton?! If so feel free to message me. Out of all my friends, I'm the only one that's a hillbilly haha. My friends rides consist of speed 3s and sti's. Except for one dodge guy. But let's face it, it's a dodge. More chevy friends, the better. here's some pics.
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