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  1. Have you seen the Michael J Fox Edition Sierra/Silverado rolling down the road? Looks like the Toyota from Back to the Future. Anyway there is a really cool headlight switch with the option for Off-Road lights. Apparently with a long push of the button the BCM will latch the signal and provide a constant positive signal for triggering a relay. It will also illuminate the icon on the switch as well as send a signal to the cluster illuminating an amber light icon next to the fog light icon or “ORL” in amber. I successfully installed this in my wife’s ‘16 2500 Denali yesterday but from what I’ve read it’s the same for 1/2 tons, HDs, and Colorado/Canyon. The BCM already has Programing for this from the factory but I’m not sure when (how early) it was started. I have a ‘15 3500 that I’ll try soon as well as a friend’s ‘17 2500 to do soon. If the Programing hasn’t been done in my ‘15 I’ll still be able to get the switch to illuminate as well as latch a signal for positive or negative relay signaling using a latching relay. There are several variants of this switch. Some have blue background for ‘17+Up model years and red for ‘16+earlier. Additionally some have the ORL switch without Fogs, and some have no surround backlighting. Here is the video from yesterday’s install..... ......More videos to come for other uses like work lights, incorporating into the X50A, rear facing lights, non programmed trucks..... Pgamboa has been very helpful in discussion about this as well as providing schematic-Thank You!
  2. Hello all, I have searched for ideas on this, and only found a few people who installed "mood lighting" inside the bumper step. I'm wondering how simple or effective it would be to get some real reverse flood lights inside the bumper step? I know you could fill the whole cavity with a tractor light and it would work, but I'd like to still be able to use the step if I need it. So has anyone installed an LED flush mount or similar light that actually throws enough light behind them to use for backing up/ doing work? How does it fit inside the curved surface of the step? The reason is I want the ability to have light behind me for plowing snow. I already replaced the factory reverse and cargo bulbs with LEDs, I think they work fairly nice, but they throw really straight back like a spotlight. I'm hoping to have a little wider path lit up. I don't want to cut the bumper or have lights hanging down below the bumper, but I know those would be alternative options. I know there have been a lot of creative people adding auxiliary lights to their trucks, so I'm hoping someone can show how you were able to do this.
  3. Thinking about adding 2 or 3 small leds in the ram air hood scoop. Guy on another forum did it on a Silverado but this is the only one I have seen. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.dieselplace.com/forum/76-speciality-forums/81-electrical/951082-2017-hood-scoop-lights.html%3famp=1 May be too many since I added running board lights though...
  4. I want to upgrade my driving lights to a white LED, having a hard time finding any info. I am looking for white and bright. Thoughts? Thanks, Dave
  5. Hey Guys, I’ve noticed that a friend of mine has the blue LED lights all over his dashboard, he says it came like that since he purchased it. He drives a 2016 Chevy Silverado & mine is 2017 but I don’t seem to have this option. Both our cars are LT 1500. Any tips or guides on how to activate it (if possible). Thanks 🙏🏻
  6. Added some 3/4 LED marker lights in the step, opinions?
  7. Selling my 2014 GMC head lights. They have clear in place of amber lens. See photos They also have Diode Dynamics LED switchback kit. Headlights come with Morimoto HID 35 watt 6000k HID lights. Issues are: moisture in passenger side lights. Moisture source is in the back where the hid and led wiring goes through the drilled hole in the center of the removable cover. The right (passenger side) light white leds sometimes does come on all the time. Rare, noticed it a dozen times or so. The switchback turn signal always works. Diode Dynamics sent me a complete set to replace the problem with the passenger side. Included but not been installed. (still in box) Sorry for the pics showing up sideways! $840 for the pair
  8. Hey guys long time no see, I've been bouncing this around and want y'all's opinion. I've been looking to make it but a late model Cadillac style tail light for my 99 suburban. I have not been able to find any and was checking to see if any one had find any it made any. I figured pulling the light and vent should give you all the room. Ron
  9. Never been much of a truck guy and always been into more performance orientated vehicles but I really liked the looks of this generation and trim and one came up that was optioned perfectly and I made a lowball offer that they accepted so I now own a truck. I am very much a car guy and have a few vehicles/projects. As such I didn't really plan on modding the truck at all but obviously that did not happen. However I don't plan on doing any real performance mods to it and most mods I've done to date have cost <100$. The truck right after I purchased it before anything was ever done to it.
  10. This last weekend I went ahead with putting in the OEM LED tail lights from the LTZ model on my new 2018 Silverado LT. Overall the installation was successfull and fairly easy to do. The tail lights that I have had the stock GM harnesses still attached and I ordered a tail light harness (with resistors for hyperflash) from PGamboa. BTW if you are planning on doing this mod I would HIGHLY suggest the kit from @pgamboa. The kit was shipped quickly, was made with quality and I have never met a person that was willing to answer so many stupid questions from me . I would say that the most difficult parts of the entire process was picking a good place to mount the resistors, and doing the actual routing of the stock wire harness. The cables from the tails are actually threaded down behind the lights and down to almost the middle of the truck near the spare tire to an electrical hook up. If I could give anyone advice on this it would be to drop the spare and move it out ahead of time, makes clipping the cables in way easier. So onto the picks: Before the project: Where I decided to mount the resistors. This is on the drivers side and it is close to where the other cables run down. The cables were eventually routed in that opening to the left and continued through the stock channels: Close up off the resistor location: Afterwards, lit up at night: and with the reverse lights on: I know that some people say that they are too expensive, however I just think that they look better than most of the aftermarket tail lights that are out there. Also yes I am planning on adding White LED Reverse lights and LED License plate bulbs. If you have any questions about the process I would be happy to try and answer them.
  11. I just saw a Tahoe LT on my way home from work using the LEDs as DRLs at full 100% brightness just like the LTZ models. Yes, I am sure it was a LT model and it looked totally stock even with the entry level honeycomb pattern grille. He was going the opposite way so I couldn't stop him to ask. Someone out there has figured it out! Does anyone have an update for this mod?
  12. XenonDepot

    Anyone running Xenondepot HIDs with PWM and no relay harness? I currently have the Extreme pro LED that uses the PWM to keep a constant power to them just wondered if I can run them on my HID alone without the need for the extra wiring from relays. Thanks
  13. Hey all, I own a 2018 Silverado 2500HD LTZ Z71...The damn headlights are that terrible yellow color, Did Chevy not put LED lights on any of the 2500 models? Has anyone replaced the whole light assembly or even just bulbs to achieve the clearer look? If so please share and checkout the photo below of my headlights compared to the illuminated bow tie. Thanks for the help.
  14. Just installed a set of SL1 LED headlights in the low beam and high beam. These are fantastic! Check out the video below:
  15. Tow mirror Led controller 12

    From the album 2015 DQS Tow Mirror turn signal controller

    The final result; plug and play tow mirror controllers

    © 2015 phydiux; all rights reserved.

  16. I'm sure this has been talked about before on this forum but I'm new and haven't had a chance to fully read through all the articles. Anyways, does anyone recommend any LED headlight bulbs? Currently I'm running HIDs in my Lows, Highs, and Fogs from Kensun on Amazon. Fogs and Highs work flawlessly, but my Lows have been pissing me off since I installed them. I am always having trouble out of them either flickering and going out or just not coming on unless I turn the headlights off then on again. I've replaced ballasts, installed anti-flicker devices, installed a relay harness, everything. I'm just fed up at this point. Lol I am looking at buying these for my fogs to try out. Cheap enough and have good reviews on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NOA8NCU/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?smid=A126Q4T86JLNL&psc=1 But I'm looking at these for my Lows. They look like they may fit fine behind the dust cap and also have many good reviews. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01H6NZ7D8/ref=crt_ewc_title_dp_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3NZKZYVZPUD1T Anybody have any good experience using this style of LED bulb? Or possibly any other affordable option someone is using? Any input would be great. Thanks!
  17. Zane Merva Executive Editor, GM-Trucks.com 9/18/18 As the few remaining snow piles melted away last spring, we wrote about our impressions installing the latest LED lights from Sylvania. The Cube-X and the company's new parabolic LED spot light bars. A few weeks later, we gave away a set of Cube X's to one lucky forum member, @Veee24 This summer RJ ( @Veee24) installed his new Cube-X lights and sent us an update. We asked him how he liked the lights and how the install went. He told us: We think the end result is pretty amazing. RJ's sick 1997 Chevy Silverado. Check out the photos above and below and let us know what you think about RJs ride and his Sylvania Cube-X LED lights.
  18. Hello Everyone, After spending some time on the forums looking at everyones headlight replacements I finally chose the OPT7 LED H11 Headlight Bulbs off Amazon.com for $100 and thought Id share my experience with it so its easier for someone else to find what they are looking for. Like most, the first thing I did when I wanted a swap was to scour the forum for everyones experience. I saw some reviews that were good and some that were bad. Some people wanted HID, LED, Morimotos, and so on. My main priorities were this: 1) I want it to be white 2) Needs to look good 3) I don't want to blind people 4) Needs to last awhile 5) I don't go off roading much so light throw isn't TOO important 6) Needs to be at least as good if not better than stock. 7) Needs to be budget conscious Thus, with those parameters I nixed projector retro fits. I narrowed it down to HID/ LED. After doing some research I found that due to light patterns and dispersement, the HID would most likely give me a scatter pattern where as the LED would give me closest to the stock cutoff while meeting my additional parameters. This all being said I didn't expect it to be a 1 1/2 hour install. The lights worked fine once you figure out the right way to connect it all. The hard part however is removing everything and fighting the tiny space behind the light. There are two ways to do it also so I could have just removed the lights but I didn't really know what tools Id need and I did it in a parking stall at my apartment complex so I just went with the tight space. Not going to lie, it was tough. The space is really hard to maneuver and that was the hardest part for sure. Having done it, I could cut my time in half for sure but Chevy definitely didn't make this easy. Ok so install was finally finished and the fruits of my labor realized. Initial thoughts on it: 1) Install was a pain in the butt. 2) The truck looks way better than stock, Chevy should have done this from the start. 3) The space behind the lights is a pittance. If you aren't nimble or have medium to small hands then don't even attempt it just take the lights off. 4) The LEDs only go in one way so that makes things easier. 5) Lights are for sure brighter than Stock but definitely not overpowering. (Will have night review later tonight) 6) The LEDs fit inside the light and the seal plugs just fine but it is tough. Additional thought, These LED have fans... if the fans are sealed inside of an airtight headlight... isn't it just circulating hot air? Any thoughts on this could be helpful. 7) The whole set up looks to be really good quality parts actually. 8) Light output coming tonight *ADDITION* 9) Light output at night is approx 100-150 feet. 10) I didn't expect to like them as much as I did. 11) The output is a great color and at least double the stock output. 12) Plug and play I didn't have to adjust the lights at all. 13) Cut off is the same as stock. *MY VEHICLE* 1) 2015 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Crew Cab 4x4 Tungsten Here is the EXACT link to the product I bought from Amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/OPT7-Headlight-Bulbs-Clear-Arc-Beam/dp/B00VNBDWPK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1458508907&sr=8-1&keywords=OPT7+H11 ** When you plug in the "Does this fit your Vehicle" it will say that it doesn't. Trust me when I say that it does fit your vehicle. I don't think its been updated because I ordered them anyways and they worked perfectly fine** **UPDATE NIGHT PHOTOS ARE LISTED BELOW** Ok folks this wouldn't be much of a review if I didn't have some pictures for you! If you have any questions feel free to ask. I will be updating this post as it goes and if I have any issues with them at all, rest assured I will update this review with the issues noted. **UPDATE NIGHT PHOTOS ARE LISTED BELOW**
  19. I have a 2015 Sierra I just installed Putco LED in. They seems to just work when they please, one second there good, next there off. I bought them as a Kit. Had them 2 weeks. Is there any known issues or fix?? Hate to go back to bulbs ....
  20. Putting together a little Light guide similar to what MotoMedic did for the Silverados. More details to come on this with swaps and some photos (Scroll down a few posts). (Yukon and Yukon XL Only Low, High, fog, license and back-up apply as GMC has more OEM LED handling the others). Some of these may apply to 2014 model year but the bulb size is different like the 2014 Yukons. Tutorial videos (Courtesy of CarCareKiosk and some random dude on YouTube) reflect as: * Chevrolet ** GMC Side Note: OEM HID Color is approximately 4200-4300K. LuciasMaximus and I are playing around with color matching the factory LED DRL. The factory LED DRL appears to be between 5500K-6000K color wise. Suburban*/Tahoe*/Yukon**/Yukon XL**: Low Beam Lights w/HID*,** - D3S Low Beam Lights*,** - H11 (H11-55W) Replace Low Beam Bulb Tutorial * Replace Low Beam Bulb Tutorial ** High Beam Lights*,** - 9005 (HB3) Replace High Beam Bulb Tutorial * Replace High Beam Bulb Tutorial ** Front turn signal* - 7440NA Replace Front Turn Signal Bulb Tutorial * Fog Lights*,** - PSX26W - (12278 / 12278C1 / H28W) Replace Fog Light Bulb Tutorial * Replace Fog Light Bulb Tutorial ** Back-up Lights / Reverse Lights*,** - 921 (921W / W16W) Replace Back-up/Reverse Light Tutorial * Replace Back-up/Reverse Light Tutorial ** License Plate Lights*,** - 194 (194W / 12961) Replace License Plate Bulb Tutorial *, ** (Starts at 0:30) Rear Turn/Stop Lights* - 7440 (7440W) Replace Rear Turn/Stop Bulbs Tutorial *
  21. I recently bought Oracle LED headlight conversion kits for my 2014 Silverado. I bought both the low and high beam bulbs H11 and 9005. The installation was very easy, but when I went to turn them on to see how awesome it was gonna look; it didn't work. The DRL option doesn't work and I have to manually turn the light switch on in order to get the low beams on and that sometimes works. I can have them on at night and all of a sudden they turn off. I then have to turn on my brights in order to have night lights on when driving at night. This is so frustrating and I can't believe that Oracle hasn't taken this into consideration with the low voltage power requirement for LED bulbs. Is there some sort of relay I need or some other option? Can anyone help me out?
  22. To all the GMC guys...I've got the fix! Firstly, just want to thank @spurshot for inspiring me to put this into motion. Ever since I saw the 14+ GMC's, I thought to myself hmm...I wonder if it's possible to make those bright DRL LED's run the same at night. I probably wouldn't have dived into this if it wasn't for Spurshot's How-To on the Fogs w/Highs as I used the same idea with this. So here it is, using the same 1N4004 diodes: BCM X4 (Black Connector) Pin 1 to Pin 7 Pin 2 goes to Pin 7 on BCM X5 (Brown Connector) See pictures below for the schematics. BEFORE & AFTER And yes...I'm putting in HID's this weekend. Just picked up a 2015 Denali CC 6.2L/8spd in exchange for my 2014 High Country and the mods are still in progress! Enjoy
  23. Hello, as the title states. I installed LED Switchbacks for my turn signals, and I installed LED Marker and LED Running lights on the front of my truck. After I installed these I didn't have much of an issue that I noticed, But I unplugged one of the marker lights while we were cruising last night because the socket is a little messed up and would not stay on.. After that I noticed that my headlights were not flashing when I unlocked the truck like they use too.. All the lights would usually flash when I unlocked my truck (except for the DRL) My radio also was acting funny as the Bluetooth was all spotty and wouldn't stay connected. and it no longer works, it refuses to connect to my phone. Would this be "LED Interference" as I have heard little parts about before? if anyone has anything that could help me it would be appreciated.
  24. I am installing two led pods on my rear bumper, 2016 silverado 1500. I want to splice these pods to the cargo lights & bed led lights I have so the inside cargo switch in my center council will turn them on and off. I'm looking for a model that would allow me to turn all 3 lights on and off without needing to be I'm park... Is that possible? Appreciate and guidance! Thanks everyone! Funk
  25. So I was looking to replace my factory incandescent turn signal bulbs to led amber bulbs to make it brighter. However after buying the bulb that they have a direct replacement I encountered hyper flash and a faliure notice on the information display. On my older truck after replacing any bulbs to led all I had to do was add a resistor however after removing the front turn signal bulb on the 2017 Silverado I realized that it has no cables on the turn signal to add the resistor to, it's only a tab that you rotate to remove the bulb and has metal on it that I assume works the way the old wiring did. Has anyone replaced their bulbs with LEDs on 2016 or 2017 silverados that can help me out?
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