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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-26-2016, 01:40 PM Thread Starter
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Recaro Sensor Swap

I just bought some SS/SC Recaro seats but they dont come with the passenger wiring for the airbag sensor on them. I still have my old cloth ones and I want to switch out the sensor from my old ones to the recaros but I have a few questions. Will the recaros still be snug if I put the sensor into the seats? How long do you think it will take to replace the sensor? Can anyone give me a quick walk through on what to do? Thanks
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I have the same issue, I have an 08 las,I have a set of 06 sis seats for and need to switch out the sensor. Any one have any tips?
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No, it fits fine. I did it on mine. Took me all of an hour - half of that was being careful not to slice my hand open, as the metal of the seat frame is crazy sharp - I still cut myself, despite my best attempts.

But it really is easy.

I'd have to look at my pictures and see if I have any of the swap.

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Ok, so nothing special, nut bolt springs and. Pair of work gloves?
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