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Old 07-23-2018, 09:04 AM   #1
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Can I switch airbag module without reprogramming?

I have a rebodied car. The new bodyshell is 1998 but the original shell was 1997. Some 1997 cars did not have side airbags. I would like to get one of those modules and ditch the door airbags because I have installed a roll-cage. I need to keep the front airbags to be street legal. Does anyone know if changing module is possible?

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It needs to be coded to the car.
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Old 07-23-2018, 02:10 PM   #3
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Thanks.
Does that mean going to a Porsche dealer?
Does this imply that the module itself can be recode to only use the front airbags, or is it a different module. From what I understand it is the latter, but this is not a common topic so I haven't found much info on going from the later to the earlier module.
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At a minimum, you need access to either a PST II or PIWIS system.

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