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Offline ihawk95

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Re: Question about passenger airbag
« Reply #25 on: May 15, 2012, 08:36:54 PM »
Do you miss running from dinosaurs?

Why am I picturing that right now!?!  :lol:

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Re: Question about passenger airbag
« Reply #26 on: May 15, 2012, 08:53:03 PM »
I'm positive I am older than you you whippersnapper
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Re: Question about passenger airbag
« Reply #27 on: May 15, 2012, 08:56:38 PM »
I'm positive I am older than you you whippersnapper
:)

Who me?  Yeah, you have a couple years on me, but only 3 or 4 I think.  I'm officially only 28...again! ;)

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Re: Question about passenger airbag
« Reply #28 on: May 15, 2012, 09:21:41 PM »
Who me?  Yeah, you have a couple years on me, but only 3 or 4 I think.  I'm officially only 28...again! ;)

Suddenly I am feeling a lot younger.

Elff what makes you think Critter was running from the dinosaurs?  They are extinct for a reason.
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Re: Question about passenger airbag
« Reply #29 on: May 16, 2012, 03:08:38 PM »
Arabas, since you are in honeymoon mode anyway, may I suggest checking out the kappa sutra action in the thread http://www.kappaperformance.com/forum/index.php/topic,7921.0.html .   I'm sure lots of positions will change the pressure points enough to trigger the airbags on... though I'm not sure you'd like them to go off at certain times.

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Re: Question about passenger airbag
« Reply #30 on: May 16, 2012, 03:36:53 PM »
Arabas, since you are in honeymoon mode anyway, may I suggest checking out the kappa sutra action in the thread http://www.kappaperformance.com/forum/index.php/topic,7921.0.html .   I'm sure lots of positions will change the pressure points enough to trigger the airbags on... though I'm not sure you'd like them to go off at certain times.

Are the airbags supposed to go off from a rear end collision?

Sorry he's Greek, I had to ask.
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Re: Question about passenger airbag
« Reply #31 on: May 17, 2012, 11:39:38 AM »
Are the airbags supposed to go off from a rear end collision?

Sorry he's Greek, I had to ask.

Yes I think I heard something about Greek safety standards requiring the air bags deploy with a rear end collision, (for pillow biting purposes) as well as the car automatically shifts to R.... strange these safety standards...
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Re: Question about passenger airbag
« Reply #32 on: May 19, 2012, 10:48:55 AM »
Most sensors detect some sort of voltage change.  To enable the passenger airbag to be on all the time, you could place wire taps on the two wires going to the sensor and take a reading with a volt meter with the seat empty and then with someone sitting in the seat who is heavy enough to activate the airbag sensor.  Then you could add a resistor(you would have to calculate the resistor needed) between the taps on the two wires that would send to correct voltage to the computer that would activate the sensor.

It may be even simpler than that if the sensor is just an on/off contact switch.  If so, then you would only need to splice in a piece of wire between the two sensor wires.

Basically, you are tricking the computer.
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Re: Question about passenger airbag
« Reply #33 on: May 19, 2012, 11:37:30 AM »
Thx sky addict. I m not that good with electric stuff, so if I decide to go with your proposal, I will take it to a shop
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Re: Question about passenger airbag
« Reply #34 on: February 08, 2014, 04:36:51 PM »
Any news about the resistor or bypassing the airbag?
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Re: Question about passenger airbag
« Reply #35 on: February 09, 2014, 03:42:11 PM »
Yes.  There is no way to do that.

I wrote a post on decomposing the sensor system... don't have the links with me (out of town) but you could search.

Update:  I DID find the copy post on the other forum: http://www.solsticeforum.com/forum/f12/panssenger-airbag-sensor-75353/index5.html#post1126319
« Last Edit: February 09, 2014, 03:46:11 PM by TomatoSoup »
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