Remove passenger airbags to fit glovebox ?

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Has anyone ever removed the passenger airbags to fit a glovbox on the 124 ?
I have a box to fit just wasn’t sure on how safe it is to move airbags incase they go off
 

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My 2 lads drift and they have removed the air bags by disconnecting the plug connection.
Some just disconnect and reconnect the plug if they use the car for everyday use.
I'd be too scared to try it myself :eek:
 
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My 2 lads drift and they have removed the air bags by disconnecting the plug connection.
Some just disconnect and reconnect the plug if they use the car for everyday use.
I'd be too scared to try it myself :eek:
Yeah same here I’m not sure about the explosive charge that sets them off
 

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It sets off either from a crash or short in the connection???
Too scary for me, I have to take the airbag off my Renault because the horn is intermittent, there's some sort of connecting brass ring that needs sorting. I haven't done it yet! :oops:
 
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It sets off either from a crash or short in the connection???
Too scary for me, I have to take the airbag off my Renault because the horn is intermittent, there's some sort of connecting brass ring that needs sorting. I haven't done it yet! :oops:
I’ve removed the steering wheel airbag and fitted a wood/steel steering wheel that was pretty easy just not sure about the passenger bags
 

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Just remembered that I broke up some Alfa's and those had air bags.......There was no batteries in them, I just disconnected the plugs and removed the air bag......Gosh the things I have forgotten :oops:
I sold the airbags but the courier wouldn't take them......The woosey :rolleyes:
 

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It shouldn't be a big deal removing air bags. To play safe Disconnect the battery overnight then remove in the morning.
I've removed the steering wheel bag countless times on the Smart without any issues.
Just take reasonable care.
 
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I’m not sure it’s going to b possible to fit a glove box unfortunately as I have a door to fit but unfortunately it’s actually larger than the cover of the airbag I probably need the lower panel to make this work if I can find one the correct colour
 

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