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I have an 01 GMC with the rectangular fog lamps, see my sig. I have removed this bumper and am going to a Trail Ready bumper which has large round openings. I plan to run Hella 500s. They are the fog type seen here:

http://www.hella.com/produktion/Hel.../Performance_Lighting/Model_500/Model_500.jsp

They have H3 bulbs which are 55 watt. I am not sure about the stock bulbs. The writing is worn off.

First, can I use my stock wiring harness to run these lights?
Second, if so is there a female connector similar to the back of the stock bulb that I can use on these lights so that the stock harness will plug right in?
 

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Your fog lights should be 880s. I don't think your stock wiring harness would work with H3 bulbs, but I could be wrong :think:
 

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you can wire these in, you will have to butt connect the wires, and it wouldnt hurt to upgrade your fuse to a bigger one. you will be pushing more juice through it, and it may pop if you dont. the stock foglight circuit is on a relay and fused, and probably more heavy duty than you will get with the hella kit.
 

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The wiring that came with my hella 450's is a year old and works great.

Cant say much for the shitty plastic covers though, they've turned to dust and I don't know where to pick up some better ones.
 

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Josh said:
you can wire these in, you will have to butt connect the wires, and it wouldnt hurt to upgrade your fuse to a bigger one. you will be pushing more juice through it, and it may pop if you dont. the stock foglight circuit is on a relay and fused, and probably more heavy duty than you will get with the hella kit.
I was planning on swaping the fuse with the one that came with the Hella kit. I was going to use some type of water proof connector. I planned on wiring up a pig tail on the Hellas. Didn't know if I could find the same type of connector as on the stock bulbs to make this pig tail with. That way I wouldn't have to cut off the stock connector on the wiring harness and replace it with another water proof connector.
 
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