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    Default The "simple" jobs always seem to be the worst

    I decided to fit my park pilot boot wiring harness to the Vec and I plugged everything in to see it was working before fitting and as you can see it was Attachment 52796

    Or so I thought. I fitted the whole loom which was from preface vec only to find my indicators didn't work. After some swearing and re-wiring it all works but it just reminds me not to think a job is easy

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    Good work. Thought for a minute it was my motor there, if it was I would have said that was your troubles.

    Glad you got it sorted in the end, though if anyone was going to get it working after a bit of bother it was you mate.
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    I bet Gazza is having a chuckle to himself

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    another thing to tick off the list now John cant be many left . khalid

    . irmy door pins, pedals,chrome /elec folding mirrors covers.parking sensors/ window tints all round.blue led dash conversion.debaged /k+n filter twin mij cat back exhaust . xp front spoiler and irmy boot spoiler .b8,s and H+ R springs. afl, headlights

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    Are you fitting the propper vauxhall kit, is it expensive?

    Is it supposed to be plug and play and a tech 2 session.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GazCDTI150 View Post
    Good work. Thought for a minute it was my motor there, if it was I would have said that was your troubles.

    Glad you got it sorted in the end, though if anyone was going to get it working after a bit of bother it was you mate.
    Quote Originally Posted by signumboy View Post
    I bet Gazza is having a chuckle to himself
    The "aftermarket" kit I fitted to Gazza's is alot less hassle

    Quote Originally Posted by happypostie View Post
    another thing to tick off the list now John cant be many left . khalid
    Well that's the boot loom fitted anyway bud, still need to fit the new roof loom and 6 wires from front to the back and then fit the sensor holders and sensors

    Quote Originally Posted by leemarksmith View Post
    Are you fitting the propper vauxhall kit, is it expensive?

    Is it supposed to be plug and play and a tech 2 session.

    It's a genuine kit from Vec-C spares on ebay (£150 quid)

    The boot loom should be a straight swap for what you have (you may already have the plug anyway Then you need to run wires from the front sensors to the rear (again iyou may have the loom)

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    Typical John do someone else's no problem. Sods law eh?
    3.2 v6 Signum and loving it

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    Quote Originally Posted by John IS3 View Post
    It's a genuine kit from Vec-C spares on ebay (£150 quid)

    The boot loom should be a straight swap for what you have (you may already have the plug anyway Then you need to run wires from the front sensors to the rear (again iyou may have the loom)
    Ive got PP front and rears already, its main reason i've kept it for so long...But if its an easy retro fit its something i'd do on another

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    im going to make my self sound really thick here, what is park pilot?

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    Helps you park if you reverse into a space with a wall behind it, the park pilot will beep then beep faster as you get close to the wall.
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