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Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by BASS 666, Nov 4, 2010.

  1. BASS 666

    BASS 666 BMW aye right dead on..

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    got this off fleabay what do you think ? sorry about the pic..[​IMG]
     
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    been looking in to getting one of these any pics of it in the day light,easy to fit,quailty of it????
     
  4. BASS 666

    BASS 666 BMW aye right dead on..

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    the quality is first class and fitting it was easy but it tells you to wire it into the ciggy lighter. i tapped into the ashtray light cause its much easier. its a brilliant fit and feels good in the hand.
     
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    might get one then,as mine is worn,any pics of it in the daylight???
     
  6. BASS 666

    BASS 666 BMW aye right dead on..

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    they are on ebay if you want to see it in the light mate..
     
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    got one like that in mine but without the s line, during the day mine looks like the standard one, as they only illuminate with the lights turned on, on the car
     
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    crazy88 Loving the anonymity

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    I really like the look of these, and have considered one for mine. Can you get them for 5sp?

    Looks good though mate, very impressed. Did you have to remove much (if any) of the centre console to fit it?
     
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    This the one...

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
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    yes mate you can get them for the 5 speed ones i posted a link up ages ago with a link on them all though i was taken the mick out of about needing it to light up so i knew where the gears are lol
     
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    crazy88 Loving the anonymity

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    haha! people are haters sometimes aren't they! I doubt i'll ever do it as I would prefer to lower it first to be honest, I hate it looking like it's on stilts. Or, even better still I might just save my money for a better car or fun stuff for my bike :)

    I think they look good though personally.
     
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    That's terrible. I hope it wasn't on this forum....

    :whistle2:
     
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    lol im trying to think who it was now hmmmm ;-)
     
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    I want! I want!

    Was it easy to wire up mate? Im not the best with wiring :blush:

    How too maybe...?
     
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    Let me know and I'll 'ave a word' :nunu:
     
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    do you have any mirrors where you are mate hehehehehe
     
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    they look ok, but a retrimmed standard one would look better.
     
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    2 wires, took around 20 mins to do the swap and wiring
     
  19. BASS 666

    BASS 666 BMW aye right dead on..

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    thanks guys. like i said it was easy to wire up cause i tapped into the ashtray light that means i didnt have to strip anything out. and it only comes on when you turn your lights on.
     
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    when i did mine i didnt take anything extra out, managed to get to the cig lighter wires when i removed the centre trim which the gear lever gaiter is attached to
     
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    My cousins 18yo bf despite being a light up knob himself has one of these on his fully halfords rover 200.

    I shant be falling into that trap!
     
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    Didn't like it when I saw it on the B7 forum; it doesn't look any better here.
     
  24. BASS 666

    BASS 666 BMW aye right dead on..

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    each to their own..
     
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    Gibonz Vorsprung Durch Technik

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    Gets my thumbs up alright and I cant for the life of me understand why someone would call this tacky. Its not like a chrome Halfrauds knob with green LED's. This looks OEM.

    Defo gonna get one at some stage...

    Nice one Bass
     
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    BASS 666 BMW aye right dead on..

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    cheers mate. some people have no taste lol...
     
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    if you ask them, they will do them with out the s line on the knob
     
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    Gibonz Vorsprung Durch Technik

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    Yeh thats the one im goin for
     
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    Huh ?
     
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    We can always rely on you eh Simon!

    (love it or hate it)!
     
  32. BASS 666

    BASS 666 BMW aye right dead on..

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    get it together simon ... lol.
     
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    well im sure im not the first one on here to not read all the posts now am i ;-)
     
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    haha!
     
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    It does appear to be marmite that's for sure. I quite like it, but would need to see one in the flesh before I ever considered it though as it has to be pretty bob on to be an oem look-a-likey.
     
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