There should also be a bladder in the base of the passenger seat that checks to see if something under a certain weight is sitting there.
Ive heard yes or no on if the dash airbags will still work with the side airbags unhooked. Dont think Id want to find out the hard way
ordering a dummy plug for the side airbags then moving the bladder over would be the best bet. last post here gives more info: http://forums.corral.net/forums/s-19...installed.html
not sure how many ohms your car is looking for