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Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2010 2:48 pm 
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i have a Ef fairmont some 1 has removed the steering wheel/ airbag and put a boss kit and smaller steering wheel in, i have rego comeing up do i have to change it back to standard and also the lights on, how do i fix that?

 

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Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2010 2:52 pm 
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it needs a working airbag to pass inspection

whoever removed the airbag to fit a ricer wheel is stupid. Get it fixed for your own sake.....
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Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2010 4:43 pm 
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its actually makes the car handle alot better then the stock one cause its so much smaller

 

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Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2010 4:58 pm 
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its actually makes the car handle alot better then the stock one cause its so much smaller


Doesn't make it handle better...it just makes it easier to steer...it will still handle the same with a stock steering wheel.

 

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 Post subject: Re: boss kit/ smaller steering wheel ilegal?
Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2010 5:26 pm 
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It is illegal so needs to be changed before rego.
There is no way in the world a steering wheel will make a car handle better. Would be interesting to see how much the steering column has been hacked , destroyed or changed to fit a sports wheel. To the best of my knowledge noone makes a boss to suit an EF EL column.

 

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Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2010 5:36 pm 
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hahahah its called a boss kit im not stupid enough to drive a car with hacked up steering parts

 

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Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2010 5:39 pm 
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just gotta order them from supercheap the previous owner has told me,

 

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 Post subject: Re: boss kit/ smaller steering wheel ilegal?
Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2010 5:45 pm 
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as already mentioned...

if a copper pulled you up and was clicky enough to realised a car fitted with a factory airbag has had it removed it would be instantly defected... Its no wonder the air bag light doesn't blink at you with it removed...

Again there is no boss kit for an EF/EL falcon due to it being illegal to run a ricer wheel... So someone has destroyed the column to get it on there so it'd be off to the wreckers to find a new column I dare say...

A smaller wheel makes it harder to steer due to increased mechanical advantage (why trucks and the like has huge wheels), however makes it quicker because if you palm it your palm is travelling less distance per revolution...

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Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2010 5:48 pm 
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it would be a boss kit suited for an XH

 

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hahahah its called a boss kit im not stupid enough to drive a car with hacked up steering parts



Oh you will go such a long way here pup................................if you think that a sports steering wheel makes a car handle better I dare say you actually are stupid enough to drive a car with a hacked steering column.
Im full aware of what a boss kit is. I have had many myself. Actually I would of got my first one before you made the long swim down your old mans C**k.

 

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Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2010 5:53 pm 
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an XH would still have the same column and clock spring for the cruise buttons and there was only a couple of XH's without bags wasn't there? XH series 1's? Again I'm still not aware of a boss to suit a ford square shafted column...

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FordFairmont wrote:
it needs a working airbag to pass inspection

whoever removed the airbag to fit a ricer wheel is stupid. Get it fixed for your own sake.....
bry40l wrote:
its actually makes the car handle alot better then the stock one cause its so much smaller


actually i think you should leave the airbag out.
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FordFairmont wrote:
it needs a working airbag to pass inspection

whoever removed the airbag to fit a ricer wheel is stupid. Get it fixed for your own sake.....
bry40l wrote:
its actually makes the car handle alot better then the stock one cause its so much smaller


actually i think you should leave the airbag out.


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Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2010 6:53 pm 
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Here the product code for the SAAS Boss to suit a EF/EL 1BK183L. It does state that the product is legally unsuitable for cars with airbags.... But just because its illegal doesn't stop it being sold... Just like everyone that's got ultra low springs in their car's... And as for him saying it handle's better, i'm sure he just means it feels more direct.. Give the guy a break..

WHERE IS THE LOVE!?!?!?! Starting to think FM is just full of grumpy old f**k!! He didn't put it on the car and asking for advice to fix it! Not wether its a boss kit or not...
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Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2010 7:01 pm 
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BAXLS03 wrote:
WHERE IS THE LOVE!?!?!?! Starting to think FM is just full of grumpy old f**k!! He didn't put it on the car and asking for advice to fix it! Not wether its a boss kit or not...


wtf?...... he-man comes to the rescue....... maybe not.

im not thinking he gets the message, hence the responses. who gives a f**k if its legal to drive with bling autobarn wheel, the point is the airbag is there to help stop his head become curried egg, and THATS what he should be worried about

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its actually makes the car handle alot better then the stock one cause its so much smaller


bry40l wrote:
hahahah its called a boss kit im not stupid enough to drive a car with hacked up steering parts


bry40l wrote:
just gotta order them from supercheap the previous owner has told me,
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