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Swap Steering wheel from Sport to Off Road

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 06WHITETRD, Sep 18, 2009.

  1. Sep 18, 2009 at 9:17 AM
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    06WHITETRD

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    Im going to swap my steering wheel from my Off road to a SPort steering wheel. Is there goign to be any problem? like using the buttons on the steering wheel with the radio or everything is going to work when i swap n connect everything???
     
  2. Sep 18, 2009 at 9:24 AM
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  3. Sep 18, 2009 at 9:50 AM
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    S1N C1TY...(from Hilo, HI)...
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    that's exactly what I was thinking...:confused:

    I could see if you were swapping with a steering wheel from a sequoia...1 that has both the audio and bluetooth features...
     
  4. Sep 18, 2009 at 9:51 AM
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    higherlux

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    so why do you want to do this?
     
  5. Sep 18, 2009 at 9:52 AM
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    Brandon H

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    I thought they were the same steering wheels????
     
  6. Sep 18, 2009 at 10:01 AM
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    06WHITETRD

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    my friend is going to do the work, im not. Im just paying.
    The reason why im swapping because I want the steering wheel controls.. thats why..
     
  7. Sep 18, 2009 at 10:02 AM
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    06WHITETRD

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    they are not the same.
     
  8. Sep 18, 2009 at 10:09 AM
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    T0LLPHR33

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    what controls are on the TRD Sport that the TRD Off-Road doesn't have?

    on the left you have audio functions and on the right its blank accept for the lever for the cruise control...am I missing something...
     
  9. Sep 18, 2009 at 10:14 AM
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    Some TRD models don't have the steering wheel controls. Mine doesn't. :(



    He has one that doesn't have the controls and he is swapping for one that does.
     
  10. Sep 18, 2009 at 10:19 AM
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    thank you derekabraham
     
  11. Sep 18, 2009 at 10:19 AM
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    I'm smart sometimes. :)
     
  12. Sep 18, 2009 at 10:20 AM
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    When I do the swap, are the controls going to work after???
     
  13. Sep 18, 2009 at 10:21 AM
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  14. Sep 18, 2009 at 10:26 AM
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    probably should research this before the swap...:D

    FWIW, most of the features are usually prewired, as it would create a ton of different wiring harness for the tacoma, not financially wise. i would assume the wiring is all there, but might want to do a once over before you start the swap...
     
  15. Sep 18, 2009 at 10:28 AM
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    It probably won't unless the wires are already there to operate the steering wheel controls. It will fit but if the wires aren't there them it's pointless
     
  16. Sep 18, 2009 at 10:29 AM
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    But, I'm sure you can get the wires to hook everything up if they aren't there.
     
  17. Sep 18, 2009 at 10:36 AM
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    06WHITETRD

    06WHITETRD [OP] Gotta Love my Taco!!!!

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    Ima get everything with the wires. i believe. i just gotta get everything connect.
     
  18. Sep 18, 2009 at 10:37 AM
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    has anyone here done this before?
     
  19. Sep 18, 2009 at 4:14 PM
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    I didn't know that...thanks for clearing that up...

    the necessary wiring between the head unit and in the steering wheel should be in place...you just have to install the new steering wheel and connect the wirings...I don't know whether or not the head unit has to program the buttons...but I figure that should be all plug and play...

    good luck...keep us posted and let's see some pics once everything is finished up...
     
  20. Sep 18, 2009 at 4:28 PM
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    06WHITETRD

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    i just talk to the technician from Toyota. he said everything is goign to be there., just gotta run the wiring from the steering wheel to the radio. like u said.. bro.. I dont think i gotta program the buttons, it should work when i connect the wires. i will keep ya posted tommorrow..
    this should be fun.lol.
     
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