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Old 11-05-2004, 16:15   #1 (permalink)
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I have a problem,
the pv is unregistered and in getting a roadworthy the engineer said the steering wheel is too small [its in QLD] it has a momo without airbag.
in sourcing a wheel at wreckers they say it should have an air bag.
Does anyone know if an XH PANEL VAN was available with or without an airbag, as if it has to have one fitted I think go berserk, its had several rwc's before with the momo
Please can someone help.
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Old 11-06-2004, 02:07   #2 (permalink)
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You could have an airbag on XH's, S pack and above but I suppose it may have been an option (no S pack or XR pano's). Mine has the EF/EL airbag wheel, but that is because of the cruise control switches, it doesn't have an airbag. Check to see whether there is other airbag "stuff" there, there may be some info in the owner's manual or try a Gregory's.
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Old 11-06-2004, 03:44   #3 (permalink)
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Xh panos didn't have the airbag standard. As outback_ute said ones with cruise control had the airbag steering wheel with an empty hornbar. Ones without cruise were fitted with the same three spoke wheel as the XGs
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what is the diameter of the momo steering wheel??
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I had a 1997 XH Pano, it had no cruise, but it did have airbag and horn in middle of the steering wheel, but it was an ex divvy van so that may be different.
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thanks for that guys, EBXR, its raining here, i will measure it later, and post it here.
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yharry is it a ford MOMO?
It would have to be to go onto the XH.
Just hold the old wheels up against the MOMO to check the size.
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no, TIKFDO6, its a bodgy, as the horn button in the wheel was never connected
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Are you after another momo wheel? I might be able to help out there.
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Old 11-06-2004, 22:59   #10 (permalink)
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ok I have measured it and it is 350mm x 340mm, sorta squoundish at the bottom,
I don't know how big a normal wheel is and this van has had this wheel on it since we bought it, thanks EBXR, I'm not after another, just wanted to get past the rwc, then I think this momo goes back on,
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