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    Will a VXR steering wheel fit no problem into a 2003 GSI? im aware the steering wheel controls are different and the VXR is full canbus opposed to mine being half (does that make any difference to fitting?)

    If i can fit one can i simply change over the steering controls for them to work or is the compromise i will have winder type controls for show that dont work lol

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    Is the Vxr one not the same apart from the badge?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wazpaz View Post
    Is the Vxr one not the same apart from the badge?
    same as the GSI? no mate...slightly different style

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    Don't think u can Vxr is canbus wheel u would loose steering controls and not sure but ya airbag might not work

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    No buddy don't think you can - half canbus and full canbus don't mix..

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    Id ask Plasma, if anyone can, Plasma can

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    KMAN247 is the man who can also, he has done this mod before...

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    As you've said your not bothered about the steering controls the only other thing would be that later cars had a 2 stage airbag with both a purple and yellow connector. Assuming that your car has both connectors then I can't personally see why you can't fit it.

    I know that Rich (Kman247) fitted full can bus controls and a cd30 (i think) into a 2.0dti using a full can CIM

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    Yes you are right John, fitted a cdc40 in my old dti , a VXR wheel will physically fit fine. The air bag is a different size and shape , so you would need a facelift airbag , steering wheel controls can not be plugged in as the right controls will activate the alarm , so you will have stored codes and no control functions / lighting unless you replace the CIM.
    Also as John stated the airbag plugs maybe different , I have see GSI's with single and twin plugs , so you need to check that our first before going any further.

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    Some great info there guy's, thanks very much. Seems to much messing about for me which i'd probably mess something up.

    I think i'll just hold out for an Irmscher Wheel as planned...

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