Top Gear Christmas Special

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As a matter of interest how easy or difficult was that to do? Cruise control and aircon would be nice to have on the BX.
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Pretty easy to be fair - simple stalk in steering column, control unit in void between bulkhead and firewall, near washer bottle, linkage to throttle and 12v pulse signal. This can be taken from crank, cam, distributor etc… many sensors available just got to mount it. The unit was American and you could program the pulses per mile and control rate etc… quite nice and not expensive. The signal off ecu was not strong enough (5v if I remember) so need a separate sensor on a clean supply. Cannot remember make of the unit though… fairly certain I sourced it in uk.
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Found it! rostra.com
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Easy is relative! But glad to see it can be done.
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Haha, I guess, but there’s not much to it…
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Gratuitous photos…
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Lets hope it appears again soon
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