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.
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!
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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