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Old 05-23-2010, 12:28 AM
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My 98 SS/T does not have the radio controls on the steering wheel...but, I found a perfect wheel at the yard that had them so I grabbed it.

Now...When I went to install it, I found that there is four wires coming from the steering wheel controls, and these four wires go down into the column.

My truck doesn't have these so I cut them out of the donor truck.

These 4 wires turn into 2 wires that plug into the back of the radio. I got this plug from the donor truck as well.

My question is, how would I make these work in my truck? My radio has the plug, but...how do I go from 4 wires to 2 wires?

Do I have to have the factory amp or something to do this? I'm just not sure how to go about this.

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Did you get the clock spring from the other truck as well?

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I don't even know what a clock spring is...lol

What part is that?

Also, whats the central timer module? And the joint connector?

Theres a few boxes under the dash, is it one of them?

And, thanks for posting the diagram.
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bump. anyone know what the central timer module is?

And...whats stopping me from just bypassing the clock spring and running two wires down the column from the switches? Thats how the horns are on the old cars, and I've never really seen them fail.

Especially here in FL. We turn into stores and the driveway, everywhere else is flat, and straight...haha.
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