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I think you would mate, the airbag has circuitry within it which when connected to the rest of the wiring completes the circuit. You would probably have to remove/disconnect the bulb in the dash for the airbag warning light. Unless there is a means of 'tricking' the system into believing there's still an airbag there.

Also, it would be adviseable to inform your insurers beforehand as this is a modification - they may not increase your premium (remember, you are increasing the risk/extent of injuries to the driver), but if you don't tell them, they can limit/refuse a claim.

It may seem like a lot of hassle (it is), so I hope the end justifies the means.

P.S. Keep the airbag/wheel for when you sell the car on.


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