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Originally Posted by cgeorgemo The new wheel doesn't have the gear buttons. Do you need those? If so you could ...


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Old 01-12-2017, 02:04 AM   #441 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cgeorgemo View Post
The new wheel doesn't have the gear buttons. Do you need those? If so you could take them off your current wheel and put them on the new one before you install it.
The new wheel will have the correct harness inside it, you should be good to just swap if you don't need the gear buttons.
If you use the stock RA1 bezel be prepared to push on it kind of hard to get it to click in place over the RA4. I ran like that for a bit before we were able to make the conversion harnesses to use the correct 8.4 bezels.

I wonder what this button does?
I do need the gear +/- .. haven't quite figured out what they do other than preventing upshift passed the selected gear but thats for another thread.

yea I will just pull the gear buttons from my old steering wheel. I got it for $125CAD+shipping, stoked to get this mod going!! Need me some hands free.
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A little confused on the wiring. Obviously the 2 wires for the switches, but the rest of it...especially the long flat plug in what does that hook too?
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The long flat plug sounds like the one that connects to the controls on the front of the wheel for the cruise control, gears, evic, and hands free controls.


I wonder what this button does?


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Yep I figured it out. The wiring is replaced by the new harness, not added along with the other.
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[QUOTE=cgeorgemo;1437911]The long flat plug sounds like the one that connects to the controls on the front of the wheel for the cruise control, gears, evic, and hands free controls.


By the way...thanks for chiming in. I was in the wrench mode at the time.

It works beautifully, and I really like the leather wrapped wheel.
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Hey I am hoping I didn't blow it. I bought a wheel off a 2012. I looks like the right wheel but I see here it says 2013 & up? Also do I need to add wiring for the heated wheel to work as well?
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Do you have to have the dealer flash the correct code into the computer for the radio controls to work? I read somewhere that on the 2016 and up trucks you do, but now I can't find where I read that at. I have the Uconnect 5.0 if that makes a difference.


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Originally Posted by Gear Jammer View Post
Do you have to have the dealer flash the correct code into the computer for the radio controls to work? I read somewhere that on the 2016 and up trucks you do, but now I can't find where I read that at. I have the Uconnect 5.0 if that makes a difference.
No code required .
Radio type doesn't matter .
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No code required .
Radio type doesn't matter .

That's what I wanted to hear. This will be my next mod after I get my premium cluster installed.
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That's what I wanted to hear. This will be my next mod after I get my premium cluster installed.
Nice , the cluster is my next mod !
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