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    Park Distance Control on an Astra G

    Hi guys.

    I installed PDC on our Astra. Did it on both front and back. Back is switched on by the reversing lights, front is switched on by a switch.
    Now, for the switch I'd like to put it between the seat heater buttons, so I want a button that matches.
    Was thinking about putting a TC button as that looks ideal, but then again, it's labeled TC.
    So my question is, was there a possibility to get front PDC on an Astra G, so they have a button for it as well? If so, numbers please

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    Wanted to fit this to the rear of mine! did you buy official Vaux Sensors and how did you wire em to the reverse light?

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    How much did it cost to do this? And cant you get a TC switch and get some nail varnish remover on the logo?

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    Don't know how the TC switch costs, or what it looks like, so no idea if I can change the logo.

    Bought a some sort of Hi-quality chinese kit for 110€. Fitted it myself and it went quite alright. Drilled a hole in the bottom of the comportiment next to the rear wheel arches. Still have to seal it with silicone and fit a nice connector on it so it is easy to take the bumper off.
    Routing the front sensors to the back still has to be done.

    Wiring is simple. Just use those clip on connectors. You know those connectors that pry a metal blade into the cable to connect another wire to it. It is then powered by the reverse lights.

    Also, because they were black, I spraypainted them with color matching paint from the Opel dealer.

    Pics

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    Sounds good, get some pics up of your handywork. And its scotchloks youre on about i assume?

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    The TC button only switches when you press it and isn't a toggle switch
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    I assumed it is not a toggle switch. I'm going to put my own circuit behind it so if you 'engage' front PDC, it stays on for x amount of time or until you press it again.

    Scotchlocks is what I mean.

    Pics of the handywork, hmm, not much of it actually. Just 2 scotchlocks and a black box. The sensors are just holes (measure 5 times, then drill) and then push the sensor in.

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