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Found this plug behind a blanking plug on my 2005 crewman anyone know what it's for?
 

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Found this plug behind a blanking plug on my 2005 crewman anyone know what it's for?
It’s the boot release. The wiring is there. The body harness also has the boot release and light wiring. It ends at the plug in the right rear wheel well.

At the BCM, there isn’t a pin for the boot release. There is the wire for it in the harness though.

I’d love to use that for the hardlid.
Adapt the locking hardware from VE/VF to the hardlid which is doable from my notes so far. I’d also love to add motorised struts from an SUV tail gate.

It also has provision for a fuel flap release. The sedan one does the job.
also has provision in the tub well for one. You’d have to drill it though. Use a wagon fuel flap. You also have to add a hole through the cab for the cable.

I’m time poor so remains an idea for a project.
 

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That dosnt make sense for Crewman models tho.
It does because it uses a sedan body harness. It does the job. Why make another part when there is already a perfectly good part on the shelf. The sedan body harness.
The release for the seat base is from a Opel Vectra rear seat release.
B-pillar trims are Opel. Drink holders on up spec models of all commodores VY and VZ are SAAB.

Fuel filler lid is a version of a wagon one.

Rear window is same as any other Ute VU-VZ.

Rear door internals are interchangeable with wagon.

Floor pan is sedan so floor mats etc fit perfect. (Including rear)

Spare wheel mechanism is same since H series.

Tail gate is same as any other Ute VU-VZ.

Bonnet catch dates back to Torana and early VB Commodores. May even have been on HQ.

I’m sure there’s more. Not everything is unique to crewman. It’s a bit of a lot of things.

It makes little sense to design entirely new parts for every aspect of each Commodore. The old GM parts bin is far better to make use of where ever possible.
 
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Rocker sills on low spec are Statesman.

Rocker sills on S and SS are same as sedan.

You can use BMW clips in some places.
 

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It does because it uses a sedan body harness. It does the job. Why make another part when there is already a perfectly good part on the shelf. The sedan body harness.
The release for the seat base is from a Opel Vectra rear seat release.
B-pillar trims are Opel. Drink holders on up spec models of all commodores VY and VZ are SAAB.

Fuel filler lid is a version of a wagon one.

Rear window is same as any other Ute VU-VZ.

Rear door internals are interchangeable with wagon.

Floor pan is sedan so floor mats etc fit perfect. (Including rear)

Spare wheel mechanism is same since H series.

Tail gate is same as any other Ute VU-VZ.

Bonnet catch dates back to Torana and early VB Commodores. May even have been on HQ.

I’m sure there’s more. Not everything is unique to crewman. It’s a bit of a lot of things.

It makes little sense to design entirely new parts for every aspect of each Commodore. The old GM parts bin is far better to make use of where ever possible.
All I meant was why would they wast money on a wiring loom that can't be utilised.

Could pit a USB port there if the voltage is correct!
 

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It’s because producing another wiring loom specific to crewman would add cost. Yet another part number for systems to track. Keeping more stock on hand as spares costs. Increased cost of production to have a slightly different harness made.
 

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All I meant was why would they wast money on a wiring loom that can't be utilised.

The wiring looms are made in bulk by a third party supplier and it’s cheaper to get one harness made up rather than two different ones.
 
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