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Folks, I'm considering getting either the S111 Rapfix II setup or the Tekniq one from ForcedFed. Can anyone with experience on these give me some insight to help me make a decision?

The setup from Sector111 is much more expensive than buying the Rapfix II from elsewhere (such as ebay) but I think there are some additional parts that they are adding. Is this true? Could I get the additional parts myself from somewhere?

The ForcedFed option just doesn't have much information and doesn't make mention of a horn adapter, airbag light disable module, or steering column shroud. Is this included, since it is listed as compatible for the Lotus on their website? What's the quality of the setup?

Anyone have any information comparing the two? Or can point me to information on here? I've searched and have only come up with specialized custom setups people have done, and not much information. Please help.

FYI, my car is an 06 Exige with full 5-point harnesses (no stock belts) and it's a street car, so safety is very important. I'm trying to get rid of the airbag because of the harnesses, and get a center horn button instead of the annoying locations on the stock wheel. Thanks!
 

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I have the Tekniq hub. Not the choice if you want 'plug & play'. The difficulty comes if you want to retain a horn button. I spent 3-4 hours customizing the hub to interface to the QR plate and shaving down the horn button to fit correctly. On the plus side, it is less money and is nicely made of billet alu.
 

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You'll need to add a resistor to prevent the warning light.
I also seem to remember that you need to add that resistor prior to turning the car back on. Something about once the SRS (air bag) warning light comes on, you have to use the Lotus Scan tool to reset it. It doesn't reset just by turning off the ignition and fixing the problem.
 

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Yep, I think you're right. The process is to disconnect the battery first, and reconnect it last. Do all of the installations / modification (including installing the resistor) with the battery disconnected. So that the airbag light doesn't come on at all. If it comes on, you'll probably have to have it reset by the dealer.
 
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