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Old 09-06-06, 07:33 AM   #16
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for the 99-00 SC, those 3-spoke wheels....are those airbags dual stage??? also is there any other model lexus airbags will fit into the 99-00 SC style steering wheel?? becuase got a 2000 SC here, and need airbags in black....
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for the 99-00 SC, those 3-spoke wheels....are those airbags dual stage??? also is there any other model lexus airbags will fit into the 99-00 SC style steering wheel?? becuase got a 2000 SC here, and need airbags in black....
I believe the 98-00 steering wheels were 3-spoke and had single stage bags...you can find other airbags from the same year SC, 98-00 RX, 98-00 GS...someone please correct me if i'm wrong there...
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I believe the 98-00 steering wheels were 3-spoke and had single stage bags...you can find other airbags from the same year SC, 98-00 RX, 98-00 GS...someone please correct me if i'm wrong there...
98 scs have 4 spoke
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This is my 99sc4 with a 98-00 GS300 steering wheel.
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I believe the 98-00 steering wheels were 3-spoke and had single stage bags...you can find other airbags from the same year SC, 98-00 RX, 98-00 GS...someone please correct me if i'm wrong there...
Even newer model SC (2001-2006), I believe that all year SC models use single stage air bag.
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Im considering IS wheels and they come in manual or Auto tiptronic wheel and Im wondering will the IS auto steering wheel work too or only the manual on the SC?

I've searched but didn't get clear answer.
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Even newer model SC (2001-2006), I believe that all year SC models use single stage air bag.
I doubt it, but I'd love to be proved wrong.

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This is my 99sc4 with a 98-00 GS300 steering wheel.
Looks nice. Does the wood trim on the wheel match the interior?
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got a 2000 SC here, and need driver side airbag.....and will a 02 ES300 airbag fit right into the 2000 SC 3-spoke steering wheel?? and plug & play??
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If you have lets say an 92-97 SC...you'll have a 4 spoke steering wheel. You can find a SC steering wheel from a 98-00 model and be able to install that into your car. You'll then have a newer look of a 3spoke wheel and not have all that extra junk you're talking about.

But, you can setup those buttons to control other things in your car. Those buttons on mine will control my volume/change tracks on my carputer.

If you want a newer wooden steering wheel, steering wheels from 01+ cars such as the ES, GS, SC will bolt-on. You would then have to worry about getting an airbag to fit because most 01+ models with the exception of the RX300 have dual stage airbags which cannot be used on older SC's...

I hope that helped more than confused...
couldn't you leave the air bags out and put in a resistor in to keep the malfunction light from coming on?
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got a 2000 SC here, and need driver side airbag.....and will a 02 ES300 airbag fit right into the 2000 SC 3-spoke steering wheel?? and plug & play??
I do not think that will work. The SC 3spoke airbag is smaller than other 01+ 3 spoke airbags...

You need to find the one without the chrome "L" on the airbag...
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I doubt it, but I'd love to be proved wrong.


Looks nice. Does the wood trim on the wheel match the interior?
Its alittle darker but it looks good. It looks even better in person.
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ok, so what model airbags can i use for a 2000 ES300 wheel?? fiting everything onto a 93 SC-300.....so any single stage airbag will work??
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so if you have a ES steering wheel...can you still use GS or RX airbag with it?? is ES airbag different than the GS or RX??
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Wrong. The GS/RX/SC all use the same airbag and it's a single YELLOW PLUG.

Don't believe me search for it. I posted pics proving it
Yes, they use the same airbag plug, but it's no use when the steering wheel is a different size!! If you read what I said, 3-spoke steering wheels from 01+ require a larger airbag such as the one with the chrome L on top...

98-00 GS has a smaller 3 spoke steering wheel and uses a different airbag...

Here's a picture to prove what I just said...you can see how the older 3spoke airbags did not fit with the newer 01+ wheel I have...I have tried on both GS wheel & SC430 wheel..
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Ouote by lighthalo

"i think i saw a few people with the IS wheel on their SC, possible right?
how much modding needs to be done to put it on if any?"


IS300 steering wheel and airbag (stage one) No modifications except if you want cruise you have to use you old cruise control and mod it a bit.


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