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my brother is rewireing my chevelle , he's saying a painless wiring kit is what i want. i think he's right.

what is your guys opinions on these kits? good quality? good instructions? good price?

any opinions welcome!
 

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I've done 2 now, and soon to install a 3rd. I find them easy and I like the new blade style fuses. I've done one with a GM column, it was a total breeze, had a bracket for the fuseblock and the column wires plugged right in. I have also done another with a non-GM column and the hardest part of that is tracing all the wires in the column to know what to hook up where. All in all, I'd give painless a B+.
My only complaint with them is the connectors that come with thier kits are cheapo crimp on ones, do yourself a favor and get a good soldering gun and alot of shrink tubing. It's the right way to connect all those light pigtails and other miscellaneous connectors. I'm not a huge fan of crimp on connectors for the long term connections.

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Amen Scott, I would say the exact same thing about the Painless Kits. Although, I might give them an A- ;)

I initially installed my kit using their connectors, and wired everything up just to verify that it worked. Every weekend since then, I've been going back and cleaning things up - soldering all the connections, and hiding as much of the wire as possible. I actually enjoy doing that kind of stuff, since you can immediately see the results.

I believe you'd be pretty happy with the Painless kit, and if you have any questions while installing it, please don't hesitate to ask!
 

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thanks guys, does 260 sound like a fair price for the kit?
 

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Which kit are you purchasing? And, what other "accessory" kits are you getting with it? When I installed mine, I changed out the ignition switch, the headlight switch, the wiper switch, the battery wire set, and installed a gauge harness, and LED's for warning lights.

I think the 18 circuit kit runs about 350, if I remember right, I'm not too sure about the smaller kits.
 

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im not sure wich kit it is. my brother said 12 circut i think.
 

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Probably not a bad deal then - I'd check summitracing.com and a few of the other places around - like yearwood.com as well, and see if you can get the best deal possible.

Shipping shouldn't be too bad on that kit either - as it's not that big.
 
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