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lufkintravis
06-20-2005, 10:17 PM
Saw someone on ebay selling a wheel for a GA with stereo controls and was wondering if it'd be a simple swap ('cept for the damn airbag, i know)? I don't have controls now and would like them...

Malaclypse
06-21-2005, 02:17 AM
Nope. You have to buy an SIR coil that includes the steering wheel controls. Then the harness that goes from the lower-left I/P to the radio.

On top of all that you have to get under your dash and route everything where it needs to go. Its not that hard, but will take you a few hours to do everything. SIR coils on N-bodies are a PITA to change.

You have to remove the cluster trim, unbolt part of the dash and fish a connector that's a half-inch square through a space where you cannot fit a finger.

Have fun. =)

CUSTOMGAGT2000SEDAN
06-21-2005, 10:10 PM
i was always curious about the steering whell controls as to whether they are not useable when you get an aftermarket stereo installed . or are they with alot of work.

02andahalfgt
06-21-2005, 10:25 PM
Got search? (http://www.grandamgt.com/forum/showthread.php?t=40232&highlight=steering+wheel+controls+radio)