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Paddle Shifter extensions??

mpower

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What do we all think of these? I like the idea.

Do you already have some if so where did you buy them?

I'm tempted but am also curious how they attach to the factory ones.

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Just double sided taped to the existing paddles I think, I'm not a fan of them and happy with the size and position of the factory items in my SV6.
 

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Just double sided taped to the existing paddles I think, I'm not a fan of them and happy with the size and position of the factory items in my SV6.
fine in a straight line, not really great if you want to shift round the twisties.

if it's just stuck on i can imagine they'd fall off on a hot day or a few uses. I was thinking they'd maybe slot over the bottom and then some adhesive.
 

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Bought a kit with those paddles for my E3 Maloo...
Prefer the factory paddles on the VF.
 

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Haven’t looked at the switch assemblies but being that so much of our commodore switch gear is plastic, I’d be surprised if these are not the same.

So, add an extension to the plastic paddles switches and you are likely to add a extra load that they weren’t designed to cope with long term. In a few years time, the next thread may be how do I fix broken plastic that holds the paddle switches :eek:

Does any one have pics of the standard Holden paddle switches and how they mounting to the wheel? Just curious is all :p
 

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i've seen complete all alloy replacements for other models so wondering if there is something like that - even as an import from the states. but i don't want something that looks out of place. (thus the image above).
 

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Check out JLed customs on FB
https://m.facebook.com/jledcustoms/
I have one of his kits in my ve( no extensions ) hit him up and he will be more than helpful.
these look like stock VF paddles stuck on a VE?

*edit* ok I see his VF ones. mmm not great looking IMO.

supposedly aluminium but don't look as good as the ones i posted above.

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fine in a straight line, not really great if you want to shift round the twisties.

if it's just stuck on i can imagine they'd fall off on a hot day or a few uses. I was thinking they'd maybe slot over the bottom and then some adhesive.
Don't have that issue when holding the wheel at 9 and 3
 

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fine in a straight line, not really great if you want to shift round the twisties.
I drive a manual so I'll ask the question, don't the paddles rotate with the steering wheel?




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I've only ever driven a car that didnt have rotating paddles and it sucked for cornering. It was an amarok though
 

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I drive a manual so I'll ask the question, don't the paddles rotate with the steering wheel?




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they do and often my hands are not where the paddles are. longer paddles (as seen in many sports cars) alleviate this somewhat, my hands aren't glued to where the paddles live.
 
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they do and often my hands are not where the paddles are. longer paddles (as seen in many sports cars) alleviate this somewhat, my hands aren't glued to where the paddles live.
Yes I have noticed this when cornering sharp having trouble to change gears with paddles
 

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Don't have that issue when holding the wheel at 9 and 3
This is me, I have a couple of cars with paddles and use the 9 and 3 position even when cornering and don't have any problems as they are always at my finger tips.

I can't think of any times I change mid corner anyway unless I change down to flick the arse out and I'm too old for that anyway.

If I need to full lock the wheel while manoeuvring I'm usually going too slow to change.






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