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    Hi,

    Question - would a Vec VXR steeting wheel fit my 2005 Pre facelift vectra (full canbus with scroll type controls)

    The VXR wheel I am being offered doesnt have an airbag, so I'd need to put the bag from my 2005 Sri wheel on it??

    Will it go? and is it easy?

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    Your airbag won't fit the VXR wheel. The airbag shape on the facelift is slightly different to the pre-face so you'd also need the airbag from the VXR/facelift.

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    Think the airbag may be an issue but not entirely sure as the prefacelift steering wheel is slightly bigger ie bigger airbag housing - not that it should be an issue but i think i have read somewhere on this forum or another and there were issues but not 100%/

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    yeah that was my main worry!

    Does that also mean that the wheel controls dont fit from a post to a pre facelift?

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    The wheel controls arent the issue its to do with the air bag size. There is also an issue with going from a 4 spoke wheel to a vxr one - a no no because of the airbag shape and size difference.

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    I'm pretty sure the wheel controls are the same whether it's a pre-face full-CAN or facelift - but somebody else may have a definitive answer on that one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gazza4 View Post
    The wheel controls arent the issue its to do with the air bag size. There is also an issue with going from a 4 spoke wheel to a vxr one - a no no because of the airbag shape and size difference.

    Gazza4
    Oh I have a 3 spoke wheel - mines an SRI with full canbus on a 2005 plate (pre-facelift)

    Mine is the same 'design' as the VXr one, only the VXR one has chunker grips etc..

    Did they do a pre facelift VXR at all - on a 2005 etc?

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    The VXR one was only present on the facelift.

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    More info HERE mate, tried fitting to my 05 Full Canbus SRI but requires some electrical magic.

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    i bought my vxr wheel of big p , i have a face lift and to get the horn to work you need to cut some wires up , the airbag does not work but i dont know if the stearing controles will work


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