Cruise control retrofit

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Re: Cruise control retrofit

Post by Nottsknots » Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:26 pm

Cabbie wrote:
Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:25 am
OK, I can definitively say you can not use a non-MSFW on an MSFW car by just swapping out the clock spring.

On non-MSFW controls it is not just missing the guts on the clock spring itself, but also on the stalks section.
It will never work.
I suspected as much, but I think your answer is as definitive as anyone is ever going to give, so you've added knowledge :D

From what you have in front of you, do you think if you had the "stalk section" from a MFSW switch set (withOUT cruise), and put it together with your "cruise but not MFSW" you could make one that gives you all the things you need? I have the old one from my car (MFSW, auto wiper, rear wiper, without cruise) that you could have for postage if it helps (I was going to sell it, but never got around to it, and cant be ar$ed). Add your clock and your cruise stalk, and it might give a complete cruise unit? If you want, I can take some pics to help see what its got, and whether you think it can be used to assemble something useful.

Or, following my own logic (if indeed logic is the right term :roll: ), could you just add the extra cruise stalk from the unit you bought to your existing unit? Do the stalk switches go through a connector rather than the clock (slip ring), as they dont need to turn with the steering wheel?
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Re: Cruise control retrofit

Post by Delarioo » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:26 pm

Can anyone clear up with MSFW stands for ? Is it the multi function wheel or?
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Cruise control retrofit

Post by Twenny » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:31 pm

Delarioo wrote:Can anyone clear up with MSFW stands for ? Is it the multi function wheel or?

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Re: Cruise control retrofit

Post by Delarioo » Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:10 pm

Twenny wrote:
Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:31 pm
Delarioo wrote:Can anyone clear up with MSFW stands for ? Is it the multi function wheel or?

http://bfy.tw/BKtM


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Clearly googling the wrong thing.. kept linking back to other articles my bad! Thanks
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Re: Cruise control retrofit

Post by harryv8 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:08 am

Hello,
Can Ista P be used to code the module or is it easier to use NCSexpert?

Is the procedure the same for fitting auto cruise control or is this not possible?

Thank you.

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