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 Post subject: Installing Speed Sensitive Steering - What's involved
Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2009 3:16 pm 
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I am going to do my EL conversion very soon and have heard about speed sensitive steering, i thought it was a bunch of crap but it's actually pretty awesome, I tried it on my mates NL Concorde and it makes it a dream to drive. I heard that a different Power steering rack and loom is needed. Is there anything else?

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Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 12:49 am 
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You will need an EL Fairmont Ghia ECU or NL Ghia to control the speed sensitive steering.

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 Post subject: Re: Installing Speed Sensitive Steering - What's involved
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 1:20 am 
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yuppers.. I've already got me the EL ghia ECU, rack (front end actually) and loom.. looking forward to having speed sensitive steering myself. :-)
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Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 1:25 pm 
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Oh, it's only on the ghia? I made a post recently about my fairmont thinking it had it, oops. It doesn't really feel like it has it, although it does feel a tad different to my EBII's.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Installing Speed Sensitive Steering - What's involved
Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 1:38 am 
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So I would need the rack, EL or NL Ghia ECU, and the loom for it, where does the loom lead into, I assume the ECU loom on the Engine bay side?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Installing Speed Sensitive Steering - What's involved
Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:03 am 
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Thats a good question and I suspect the answer is that you'll need both looms because the speed sensor pickup is on the right loom and the ECU plug is on the left loom.
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Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 3:36 pm 
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but i guess once you plug those things in its pretty well plug and play yeh?

 

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Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 5:48 pm 
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yeah, I think so.. but I decided to prempt any problems and just replace all looms with fairmont ghia ones just to make sure there isn't something I need that isn't there when I need it.
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