Installing optional extras

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I just got my hands on a 2002 Lexus IS200 for very cheap and bought it mainly as a donor car. It is an automatic with HID lights, headlight washers, auto dimming mirrors, electric heated front seats, cruise control and many other things.

Now I would like to install all of the mentioned things on my other car, which is a 1999 manual and doesn't have any of these. The question is if it is even doable. Is the wiring there for these things or does it need extensive modding to get everything to work. Not sure if cruise control is possible to have on a manual but what about the other things, does it take a lot of work to get everything to fit and work?


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Anything is doable just a case of time and money and if it's really worth the hassle and effort to be honest 

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I've retro fitted heated seats into a Honda and the wiring wasn't present so needed some creativity to get them working, it wasn't difficult though and was soooo worth it.

I suspect most of your work will be electric's but at least you have a donor to check over and lift all of the components.  Splicing them in shouldn't be too much work. 

The automatic transmission might be more work although the age of donor may mean less in the way of sensors/electronics/computer(s) to lift over.

Go for it and keep us updated on your progress, it should be fun.

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