NC steering lock defeat/remove

Miata Parts, Intakes, Superchargers, Headers, Exhausts, Shocks, Springs, Sway Bars, Brake Kits, Autocross and track mods.

NC steering lock defeat/remove

Postby JohnR798 » Thu Nov 20, 2014 7:51 pm

NASA requires that the steering lock be removed. Can I remove the complete switch unit and wire to a toggle switch and push button start. Is there any kind of anti theft built into the switch that I will need to work around.

Local Mazda dealer is no help. If its outside whats in the shop manual they are lost
JohnR798
 
Posts: 7
Joined: Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:01 am

Re: NC steering lock defeat/remove

Postby jboemler » Fri Nov 21, 2014 3:40 am

There's an antenna built into the black ring around the ignition key slot. Assuming you're using the stock ECU, and you want to use a separate ignition switch, you'll have to relocate the antenna, and rig a key to be kept in the center of the antenna -- positioning is fairly critical. Once that is done, you can use any switch you like.
jboemler
 
Posts: 267
Joined: Fri Oct 10, 2008 6:15 pm
Location: Mukilteo WA

Re: NC steering lock defeat/remove

Postby Reitrof » Fri Nov 21, 2014 7:37 am

Does it need to be removed or just disabled? It's a lot simpler just to cover the hole in the steering shaft with a thin piece of aluminium.
2008 PRHT Touring True Red, MazdaSpeed body kit
RSII, RX8 Sways, KW V3 Coilovers
Kenwood DNX7100, Nautilis Horn
Reitrof
 
Posts: 83
Joined: Sun Aug 20, 2006 1:36 pm
Location: Carleton Place Ontario


Return to Mazda Miata and Fiat 124

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests