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Old 05-03-2009, 04:56 AM   #1
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What is your guys experience with Momo steering wheel hub adapters? I've seen them from $70 to $150, with and without built in airbag resistors, easy installation, to cutting and grinding... which ones are you guys using? and what would you recommend getting?

The installation will be on a 97, with airbags.
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Do you want to maintain your passenger airbag functionality?

I wanted to compleatly remove the airbag system from my 94, so I just used a basic sparco hub. Forget the resistors and all that, I just removed the entire airbag computer and airbags and sensors. If you want to go this way a basic quality sparco or momo hub is all you need.
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Well, I personally don't care about the airbags at all, I guess I didn't really think about removing everything, but I don't see a problem with that.
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If you don't want to keep the passenger airbag, save some money and some weight and just remove the airbag computer and airbag warning light from the dash along with the sensors. The only reason to go with a fancy hub with a built in resistor and all that would be to maintain passenger airbag functionality.

You will still have to horn to deal with. On mine I just chopped down the connector on the clockspring to remove the airbag wires and make the bit sticking out small enough to go through a drilled out hole in the sparco adapter. It was fast, simple, and free.
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I think I like that idea. I have a momo hub adapter, it came with the wheel, so I was just debating on going with one that is kinda pnp. I think I will just be doing the bit of drilling/grinding that may be necessary to get it to fit. I don't plan on ever selling this car, so I will probably remove all airbag components eventually.
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If you don't want to keep the passenger airbag, save some money and some weight and just remove the airbag computer and airbag warning light from the dash along with the sensors. The only reason to go with a fancy hub with a built in resistor and all that would be to maintain passenger airbag functionality.

You will still have to horn to deal with. On mine I just chopped down the connector on the clockspring to remove the airbag wires and make the bit sticking out small enough to go through a drilled out hole in the sparco adapter. It was fast, simple, and free.
Matt; where exactly is the airbag computer?

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I know on mine it was a blue box right next to the steering column. It has two large sets of wires coming into it from the front.
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I know on mine it was a blue box right next to the steering column. It has two large sets of wires coming into it from the front.
On 94-97's it's mounted against the firewall, right below the windshield. Have to pull your dash to get to it.
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I know on mine it was a blue box right next to the steering column. It has two large sets of wires coming into it from the front.
Yup, says "Ford" on it too.
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