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Is a REC plug and play or is there more to it then that? I have an SXI which doesn't have it, but I'm looking at installing cruise control to the car as well as having comfort close windows and auto lock.

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It's more work than it's worth to integrate one if it hasn't got one - you'd basically need the complete loom to get all the right plugs etc.
Does the loom go back to the ECU or is there a connection inside the car?
 

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It goes everywhere, all the ECUs are on a CANbus so they can all talk to each other so they all have to be connected. You'd need a body loom off a car with an REC, plus an REC, plus a load of programming to get all the other units to talk to it.
 

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If cruise is at the top of your list then you won't need an REC to enable it,
it's programmed in the CIM,ECM and IPC,it's just the clutch switch that needs fitting and wiring in if it's not got one,plus a cruise stalk,
as for comfort close and speed dependant locking IMO it's far to much work to make it worthwhile.
 

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If cruise is at the top of your list then you won't need an REC to enable it,
it's programmed in the CIM,ECM and IPC,it's just the clutch switch that needs fitting and wiring in if it's not got one,plus a cruise stalk,
as for comfort close and speed dependant locking IMO it's far to much work to make it worthwhile.
Okay thanks for the info.
 

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Is a REC plug and play or is there more to it then that? I have an SXI which doesn't have it, but I'm looking at installing cruise control to the car as well as having comfort close windows and auto lock.

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is your engine z16xer? VVT engine has the clutch switch and wiring loom fitted as standard but not the stalk, only needed the stalk and car pass to turn it on
 

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Yeah xer, I know it's got the clutch so just a case of ordering the stalk and getting it activated using opcom
 

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It goes everywhere, all the ECUs are on a CANbus so they can all talk to each other so they all have to be connected. You'd need a body loom off a car with an REC, plus an REC, plus a load of programming to get all the other units to talk to it.
Hi Stickman, so since starting this thread I have purchased a scrap 5 door astra (life) £60 (absolute bargain) which has the REC obviously I'd need to trace all the wiring that goes to REC through the car. Time is something I have a lot of at the moment so is there anything I'd need to look out for?
 
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