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  1. Sup everyone! Will be installing some new lighting in a few weeks and wanted to see what others have done. here is my line-up: I will be using Rough Country's 52" Curved LED bar across the windshield: http://www.roughcountry.com/52-inch-curved-x5-led-light-bar-76254.html also the RC flush rear bumper mounted LED reverse lights: http://www.roughcountry.com/2-inch-led-square-flush-mount-lights-70803bl.html also the RC rock lights behind the wheel-wells: http://www.roughcountry.com/led-rock-lights-709rlc.html I am still looking into replacing the OEM HID lights, i would like a whiter light. if anyone has any ideas or knows where to obtain better HID lights for the 2017 Silverado post a link, thanks!
  2. Hey everyone! I'm new to this site and just got my 2017 Silverado LT 1500 last week. I did a search on this topic but came up empty. I love the headlights with the LED switchback strip on the LTZ, Z71, and High Country. I was wondering if anyone has tried or considered putting those on an LT package. Are the harnesses the same so it would be a simple plug-and-play or am I just having wishful thinking to think its that simple. If not plug-and-play, what kind of modifications would have to be done (or potential harness replaced) to make these lights work? Let me know your thought, concerns, or problems this upgrade may have. And if anyone has a picture of the wiring harness of the switchback LED strip headlight and could post it so we can compare the 2 to see if they are the same or even similar and what differences there are between the two headlights. Thanks in advance!
  3. Selling my stock headlights from my 2015 Silverado. They were on the truck for a little under a year. Great condition. Just replaced them with lights with black housing. Would love to find a local buyer rather than shipping. I'm in Eastern CT. Thanks!
  4. has anyone used these? they seem to be constructed very well, just curious is anyone has used them and how dd you like them. what er the recommendations?
  5. Hey all, I tried. I searched. Either the search engine on this site is horrible, I can't seem to put in the right key words or there is no dedicated thread in this sub forum for this. One is true, and it's probably not the last one... Looking to replace both my low beams and fogs with solid LED bulb/kits. I've heard BPS has a decent kit. Just looking for the highest quality, best light producing kits that match color. (5000k-6000k) Thanks for the suggestions! Evan
  6. I'm trying to clear out some space for a new project. All parts are used but like new non modified and fully functioning. They came off the truck 7 months after new with around 9,000 miles on them. I am located in Pleasanton California 94566 for local pick up but I can ship if you are willing to pay the PayPal fee or send as a friend/family Passenger and drivers side Chrome 2015 silverado LT Reflector headlights. $250 shipped Passenger and drivers side 2015 silverado 1500 LT tail lights $110 shipped Passenger and drivers side DL8 heated and power adjustable side mirrors with silver ice metallic/quick silver metallic caps $120 shipped Non auto dim onstar rear view mirror $40 shipped http://s784.photobucket.com/user/ajantics/library/C-List
  7. Hello guys, I'm trading my 2014 crew cab. I have a few items i would like to get rid of. All are priced with shipping included in the U.S. I'm in Birmingham, AL. Items are; Anzo ubar headlamps with chrome housing- 350.00. Installed these on my truck this past summer. Currently has H.I.D bulbs (ballast not included but can include for additional 150, see ballast in pics)) and L.E.D switch back turn signals with resistors. Lighters are projectors of course, and were pretty bright. You would have to adjust according to how your truck sits. Mine was leveled (lowered in rear) so i adjusted them according to that. Chrome door handles and chrome mirror caps. 100.00. Installed these handles and caps in august. Bought the handles used, mirror caps were new. Items in good condition. One of the tabs on one cap broke off during removal, but will still fit and snap in perfectly. 3 sets of floor mats see pictures. $50.00 a set obo. May consider; backflip VP bed cover (5'8 bed)Make an offer I can't refuse. I don't NEED to sell this item, as I could use it for my new truck, but I would like to go a different route with my bed cover. Cover itself is about 3 months old, mounting rails are 2 years old. Subwoofers with under ( ground shaker) seat box and Pioneer amplifier. 550.00. Subs are 2 years old amp is 1 year old. They are 12 in Rockford p2s and the amplifier is a 1600 watt pioneer subs sound damn good, and loud. and again another item I could keep, but looking to go a different route (maybe single ten). Added** Chrome running boards. My new truck is black, and i want the black running boards. really would like to trade someone for some black ones. if not, I'll have to install these because my wife and kids having a rough time climbing into this new truck.
  8. Looking to get rid my Headlight from my 2014 Silverado. I don't have the trim but if someone is looking for these i'm looking to sell. The headlights have no problems at all just got new one hence why im selling
  9. John Goreham Contributing Writer, GM-Trucks.com 10-25-2016 You're not crazy. The headlights in your Silverado, Colorado, and Canyon are sub-par. In a just-released test by IIHS, only the Sierra Denali with LED projector beam headlights scored above poor. The SLT trim equipped with Premium Plus package, Denali trim equipped with Enhanced Driver Alert package, and the Denali trim equipped with Intellibeam Headlights package scored Acceptable. The Sierra Denali with LED projector beam headlights scored Marginal. All other Sierra trims with the HID headlights scored Poor. Check out this link to see just how detailed IIHS headlight test reports are. Every Chevy model truck and the GMC Canyon all scored Poor on the evaluation. If you think IIHS is bashing GM, guess again. In its video summary below, IIHS says "The Ford F-150, the best-selling vehicle in the U.S., was one of the worst performers." IIHS says that neither the standard, nor LED lights of the F-150 performed adequately in any of its tests. IIHS says that the worst headlights of all the pickups it tested were on the base Chevy Colorado. By contrast to the Colorado, the Ridgeline's headlights allow a driver to see almost three times as far. The Ridgeline was the only truck on the market to score a Good rating. Our previous headlight story about owners suing GM over poor headlights was one of the most popular in the GM-Trucks.com news forum history. Owners have known all along there was issue, and now IIHS has confirmed that suspicion.
  10. From the album: 2014 GMC Sierra 3500HD Denali HD

    These are the Spyder-Xtune LED Halo projector headlights I got from CARid. Descent quality and packaged well, in fact too well. The heat from the expanding foam packaging they use adhered itself to the sealant on the sides of the lens.

    © Customcabinetpro

  11. I was wondering if the full LED headlamps that come with the LTZs and High Country models, were compatible with the LT models. And if they aren't, is there anyway we can make them compatible? (2016 models) I'm trying to switch out the chrome headlights that only have the LEDs on the top for gloss black headlights like the midnight edition.
  12. I was wondering if anyone has tried the Putco XM-L2 or Nite-Lux LED headlamp conversion on a 2014 Sierra. According to Putco, the XM-L2 puts out 2000 lumens, and the Nite-Lux is 2500 lumens. I think this could be a boost, the Nite-Lux especially, to the poor headlamp design of the 2014 Sierra. But was curious if anyone had any experience with them.
  13. 2014-2015 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE Headlights Assembly Pair upgraded LED bulbs 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE Headlight assembly. Driver and Passenger Side Halogen bulbs upgraded to Xenon Depot LED lights Great condition, minor scratches and bug residue $400 OBO + Shipping
  14. Two others owners found they were and have sued GM. CarCompliants.com reports that it has received complaints about the issue from other owners as well. The two owners that sued laid out a pretty interesting case. They say the GMC 9012 halogen single filament bulb design is not bright enough for safety. Prior to that new design the truck used a total of three bulbs; A H11LL bulb for the low beams, a 9005LL bulb for the high beams and a 5202 bulb for the fog lights To see all the details, check out the story at CarComplaints here.
  15. John Goreham Contributing Writer, GM-Trucks.com 11/09/2015 Do you find that the headlights in your 2014 or 2015 GMC Sierra are too dim at night? Two others owners found they were and have sued GM. CarCompliants.com reports that it has received complaints about the issue from other owners as well. The two owners that sued laid out a pretty interesting case. They say the GMC 9012 halogen single filament bulb design is not bright enough for safety. Prior to that new design the truck used a total of three bulbs; A H11LL bulb for the low beams, a 9005LL bulb for the high beams and a 5202 bulb for the fog lights To see all the details, check out the story at CarComplaints here.
  16. Hey everyone im new to the forum, I have a 99 gmc sierra that I've owned for the last 10 years. One of the last things I've been trying to upgrade is the headlights. I have the original housings on there still and have been trying to find some basic smoked housings, not projectors or anything like that. Is there a good aftermarket set of lights that fits like the oem ones did. I had bad luck with ordering tail lights in the past and had to modify them the best i could stop they looked decent, I also ordered headlights and not cheap ones, but they are very loose and don't fill in the opening compared to the stock ones. Anyone have any suggestions? Thanks in advance
  17. Ok so I've been debating on headloghts for my 2015 gmc sierra z71 for a while now. I liked the recon lights for a while but after reading ALOT of bad reviews I was hesitant. I was going for the blacked out look and I did not care for the anzo's so I took a chance, pulled the trigger and bout the recon's. Got them in today and I LOVE EM! You have to be very patient to install them but for the most part it wasn't all that difficult. The two worst parts are gonna be getting the plastic painted trim piece along the bumper out without feeling like your gonna completely destroy it and the worst part is going to be aiming the lights but hopefully this thread will help someone if they is tall these lights. Low beam projectors are simple to adjust but the high beams are tricky, due to the limited space I found that a 8mm ratcheting wrench and a long skinny pair of needle nose pliers will get u back there without having to tear the entire front end back down to adjust the high beams. All in all freaking awesome lights! PRO'S *the projectors in them with my morimoto HID'S are twice as brights as my factory lights were and a much better pattern and no dark spots, (one thing I worried about after reading all the reviews on there headlights. *fitment is perfect, fit just like factory with no gaps on the seams. *when brights are on the projector and reflector lights burn together, and these sicker are the brightest lights I've ever had when on high beams. * great quality and we'll built. CONS *bottom row of leds are bright but the oled bar doesn't even look like it's on during the day. (Looks cool at night tho). *adjusting them can be a bit of a b*%&h. *removing the front painted bumper trim. All in all I am very satisfied with them. Very bright and look great. *recon smoked headlights with morimoto 5500k/35 watt ballst, Phillips nights breaker high beams,diode dynamics led switchbacks.
  18. Gauging interest in selling my 2014 SLT headlights with 47,000 miles on them. These are completely stock. I want to switch over to an aftermarket headlight. $800 OBO. Text 507-358-8575 for quicker response.
  19. Hey all, Im new to this forum and had a question. I tried looking into it but couldn't find much. I have a 99 GMC Sierra 1500, and don't like the headlights on it. Does anyone know if you could take out the headlights and front grill, and replace them with the newer GMC Sierra headlight and grill style? Thanks a bunch! -Hunter
  20. I had someone tell me a while back that there is a company who makes the style of a 07-13 grill, the way the headlights sit on top of each other instead of a gap, that would fit a 99-06 body style. I've been looking for one for about a month. Has anyone else heard of this?
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    From the album: 2014 sierra in progress

    Pic i took at the 2016 MotoGp race.
  22. Has anyone tried this single wire 4hi mode with the yellow wire located in the D3 hole of the power distribution box unDer the hood on 99-02 read about it on some other halfass forum and tried it on buddies hoe got nothing
  23. [/media] [/media] When IIHS gets to trucks we will be sure to bring the results to you ASAP. For now, you can check out the results of the mid-size car evaluations. Only one vehicle scored good, a Prius V with optional LED lighting. You can see how the Malibu did here.
  24. John Goreham Contributing Writer, GM-Trucks.com 3/30/2016 One of GM-Trucks.com's top news posts was "Are the Headlights Dim In Your '14 or '15 Sierra?" That story did about twice as well with pageviews and comments as our typical well-read stories. Readers filled our pages with comments about dim headlights in GM trucks. Until now, there has been no objective third-party testing to help buyers to judge the effectiveness of headlights in the cars and trucks we buy. That is changing. Today, the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety (IIHS) released its first-ever ratings for headlights. The Institute has a new Vehicle Test Center with an indoor test track ideal for conducting such tests. The tests are not subjective either. IIHS uses sensors that read the amount of visible light from both high and low beams in a variety of driving scenarios. The group gives extra credit for adaptive headlights (that swing side to side) and auto-high-beams, but only if those systems actually work well. The group also takes points away if a vehicle's headlights blind on-coming drivers in low-beam mode. When IIHS gets to trucks we will be sure to bring the results to you ASAP. For now, you can check out the results of the mid-size car evaluations. Only one vehicle scored good, a Prius V with optional LED lighting. You can see how the Malibu did here.
  25. For some people the low beam headlights can be changed by squeezing your hands in there and getting to them or removing the airbox on the passenger side. The issue with that is that all the other bulbs in that headlight are not accessible. There are many videos but none seemed to be straight forward enough or seemed way to hard so here it is in a few steps. So here goes: Socket sizes are 10 and 7mm First step is removing the 8 fasteners that hold the top cover on. Flat head screw driver works just fine. After removing the plastic cover it will reveal 4 bolts which i believe are 13mm. After removing those remove the 2 bolts on each side that hold the plastic piece below the grill. (they are exposed on the fender well and are 9 or 10mm I think) Next there are 6 clips that hold the grill to the truck. I used channel lock pliers and was easily able to release all the clips. Once you release them, pull them far enough back to have them disconnected from truck. This is where it gets a little tricky but isn't really hard. For me, I grabbed the middle of the painted trim piece and pulled back slightly and worked my way to each side of the truck, releasing it little by little. Once you get to the very ends near the fender well, grab where the bolts were and pull it away from the truck and very slowly work your way around the curve. Because the part is actually pinched in between 2 other parts it takes a little bit of pressure to get it to pull out, and it is also held by a type of clip that doesn't need released, just a little pressure pulling straight out. Don't try to make it come out the first time, I added a little pressure each time I pulled to try to help it work its own way out. The straighter you pull towards you the better, as I said there are clips that hold it. once the 2 sides release you should be able to pull the grill and that trim piece out and set it aside. Once that is out, its easy from here. Each headlights is held in with 3 bolts, 2 of which are easily accessible before you did all that work as they are right on the top. The last bolt is now easily accessible as well. There is a plastic brace looking thing on each corner of the truck with a hole in it. That is your access to the 3rd bolt. Very easy to get to with a short extension. After that one is out the headlight is yours. There are 2 alignment pins on the outside edges of the light so grab toward the fender and pull that side first and then it slides out of the bottom bracket. There is one main big plug that you squeeze to disconnect and then the entire headlight is free from the truck. So after doing what you needed done, reposition the headlight where it goes and install the 3 bolts per light. To reinstall the grill and trim piece set it up as centered as possible and start in the middle. There are good size tabs on the piece that slide into brackets that are on the bumper. So starting in the middle align the tabs and and work to both sides until the corners slide back in. Push the clips back in on the grill, reinstall all bolts and the top cover and youre done. I did not have all the bulbs I needed to do what I wanted to do so I will be doing this again when I have them all and may take pics or a video of it when I do. Any questions let me know. This is how I did it, if you break something its on you if you are changing your grill the steps are identical except you don't have to remove the headlights. all in all its not bad to do, the fear of breaking that trim piece is the worst as it does take some pressure to get it free. I did not use a tool just my hands to pull on it. ​
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