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hey everyone, i was wondering if 86 coupes came with airbags installed?
i recently purchased a 86 and noticed the air bag label on the passenger sun visor. i need to get to the radio and would prefer to NOT scare mayself with any surprises. ive looked around and saw that newer vettes had airbags installed but couldnt find any info on 86 having them or not.
thanks in advance.
 

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No. The air bag became standard equipment on the 1990 (driver side only).

You probably have a sunvisor from a later C4.

Either that, or someone went to the trouble of changing the IP.

Does your steering wheel look like this?



Or like this?



The first one is the NON-air bag wheel (84 - 89), and the second one is the air bag equipped wheel (90 - 96).

Steven
 

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thank you for the quick and informative reply. could you please tell me when they started using passenger side airbags?
thanks

p.s. my wheel looks like the first picture(non-airbag).
 

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thank you for the quick and informative reply. could you please tell me when they started using passenger side airbags?
thanks

p.s. my wheel looks like the first picture(non-airbag).
1994 was the first year of the passenger side airbag.
 

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thanks for the help guys, now i wont be so paranoid about going into the dash.
as for other types of airbags, i try and not drive with ballast. :laughing:
 
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