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Old 03-13-2013, 05:00 PM   #11
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Let us know how these go and look. Time to go aftermarket since the dealer can't tinker.

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someone was already the guinea pig

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Old 03-13-2013, 06:17 PM   #13
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Mines been hooked up with an aftermarket switch for a while now. Still working great.
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Mines been hooked up with an aftermarket switch for a while now. Still working great.
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I see in your posts you got the bling kit and paired it with a wiring kit and new switch. The bling kit says it comes with all wires and a switch. Why didn't you use the included wiring? Was it not compatible? I understand using the other switch, it looks a lot cleaner.

I am trying to figure out all what to buy for this route. I would prefer if it cam on automatically using relays that come on with the headlights on, with the option to hit a off whenever as well, but that looks like a lot of extra work. May just go the same route as you, having it on/off with a switch only (unless I am mixing your post with someone else s, and you did something else).
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no, metasickle did the blinglight kit and used everything from it with their manual switch.
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no, metasickle did the blinglight kit and used everything from it with their manual switch.
Is that what you plan to do? I saw that metasickle had to make his own brackets so he didn't have to drill his bumper...

So many different posts... Will have to start researching again tomorrow so I'm not mixing methods.

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I never used bling lights. I bought OEM foglight housings from ebay, bezels from china, an aftermarket wiring kit from advance auto, and the button switch off of amazon. I have less than 100 bucks in the whole thing. Mine come on with the ignition. I like it that way because i can run them with parking lights, highs and lows. The oem lights bolt right up to the bumper. No need to fab anything. Re read the whole thread I linked to you. Dont buy that bling BS. Get and OEM set.
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Is that what you plan to do? I saw that metasickle had to make his own brackets so he didn't have to drill his bumper...

So many different posts... Will have to start researching again tomorrow so I'm not mixing methods.

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Yeah, I ordered the lights and bezels for $87 total. Plug and play except for: metasickle is sending me a set of his brackets since I have no way of making them myself, and then you just have to route the switch through the firewall.

I'm sure eventually I'll look into wiring a relay for them to turn on/off with the headlights, but I don't care enough right now. I'm okay with a manual switch.
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I never used bling lights. I bought OEM foglight housings from ebay, bezels from china, an aftermarket wiring kit from advance auto, and the button switch off of amazon. I have less than 100 bucks in the whole thing. Mine come on with the ignition. I like it that way because i can run them with parking lights, highs and lows. The oem lights bolt right up to the bumper. No need to fab anything. Re read the whole thread I linked to you. Dont buy that bling BS. Get and OEM set.
Are your set with the switch normally in the on positioning, so they come on with headlights, but you can turn it off when needed? This sound like the way I want to go.

I am going to re-read the thread you linked. Thanks!

Edit: Is this the kit you used form advanced auto?
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No. In the on position they come on with the ignition. Yes the wiring kit is from advance auto.
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