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Apr 20, 12:15am - #446354 
Is it really... dangerous ?

I'm about to put a quick release adaptor with a new steering wheel to replace my old one and ummm, well I talked to some guy about it and he told me if I had an airbag, and I touched something, it could blow up in my face. I though it was pretty funny but I don't wanna die... Anyone know if that's true..? Should I do that myself ? wtf


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Apr 20, 12:20am - #446355 
You have to disconect the battery and let the residual energy disapate from the airbag system. It holds a charge so if you crash and lose power the airbag may still deploy. Now for taking it off the steering wheel...I wouldn't pry it off or anything. Just unbolt it from the back (I think) then when you set the airbag down just make sure the part where you push for the horn is facing up in the air so it dosn't get launched in the air if it does go off.

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Apr 20, 12:24am - #446356 
Yeah, still seems risky eek And how do I let the residual energy dissipate from the airbag system ? Do I have to just disconnect and wait for a while or.. is there something else I got to unplug ??!


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Apr 20, 12:28am - #446357 
lol i can jsut imagine you unbolting the wheel and BAM!!! sorry i cant be any help though, i jsut thought it was funny smile Goodluck and post pic of ur progress thumbsup thumbsup

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Apr 20, 12:32am - #446358 
haha, grin I even though about filming the whole install in case it would blow up in my face... I could put it on ebaumsworld or something, you know, and become popular ! thumbsup


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Apr 20, 12:35am - #446359 
I belive it depends on the car. 5 minutes is sticking in my head for some reason but I would wait 30 minutes just to be sure. Just plan ahead. I've taken airbags off before and never had a problem.

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Apr 20, 12:37am - #446360 
Ok ok thanks thumbsup I'll wait an hour just to be sure.. and yeah I'll post pics of the install in the next week !!!


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Apr 20, 6:38am - #446361 
what setup are you going for? momo or sparco. Mail me if you need any help - ive done this mod. post pice too thumbsup

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Apr 20, 7:03am - #446362 
is a car still street legal ifi you take the air bags out of it that it come stock with?

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Apr 20, 7:29am - #446363 
yea just cant sue the company or whatever if the bags dont come out and you die...

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Apr 20, 7:30am - #446364 
look if you REALLY REALLY need the airbags in an accident your probably fucked anyway. thumbsup

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Apr 20, 8:55am - #446365 
Originally Posted by JuL
haha, grin I even though about filming the whole install in case it would blow up in my face... I could put it on ebaumsworld or something, you know, and become popular ! thumbsup


Now that's kind of funny!! I'll keep an eye out for that video... no, just kidding. You'll be fine.


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Apr 20, 9:05am - #446366 
WEAR A HELMET!!lol

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Apr 20, 9:15am - #446367 
in pa your car wont pass inspection if you dont have air bags in it and they came with them. or if it was deployed and you fold it back up and stuff it back it will fail.

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Apr 20, 9:51am - #446368 
Well hopefully, I don't live in PA thumbsup


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Apr 20, 10:52am - #446369 
jul...you only have to wait 60 secs...i have taken both pass and driver side airbags off before and had no trouble


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Apr 20, 11:06am - #446370 
why are you putting in a quick release wheel?


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Apr 20, 12:36pm - #446371 
Well, it's a pretty good security system isn't it ?


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Apr 20, 12:49pm - #446372 
Good luck Jul. Don't kill yourself m8.

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Apr 20, 12:53pm - #446373 
Originally Posted by Cookie
Good luck Jul. Don't kill yourself m8.

Hehe thx ! thumbsup I'll try not to.. grin


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Apr 20, 1:35pm - #446374 
I'LL SEE YOU IN HELL!!!


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Apr 20, 1:37pm - #446375 
yeahmy car is parked in dublin city soits the best security you can get

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Apr 20, 3:03pm - #446376 
^^^
plus, if you buy the right aftermarket wheel, it looks hella nice as well...

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Apr 20, 4:59pm - #446377 
20 seconds for passenger side i dunno bout drivers though

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Apr 20, 5:28pm - #446378 
Its illegal to remove factory installed safety equipment like airbags.

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