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#1 Lenny

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 08:15 PM

Please let me know what your thoughts are on these guys,

Surfing through eBay on evening and I decided to look up custom focus parts,
Came across these beautiful replacement knobs for the air conditioning controls, the come in a range of grip colours red, black, or grey, I've personally purchased a set in black grips,

they look quality as it says their made with aluminium and also have photos of fitted at night and illuminate the same colour as the original item as the bulbs stay in the original casing, you just pull off the old knobs and replace with these,


Although I don't trust myself pulling them off my car so purchased a second hand control unit from the breakers, going to fit them to it and replace the whole control unit, as one piece,

Credit where it's due I think they're a fantastic upgrade to the rubbery dust catching controls that come as standard, also they match the stereo volume knob nicely and a steal at the price listed, Thoughts on these please

I can't believe I'm the fourth person on e-bay to buy a set,
ill post pictures and do a how to guide on these once received takes up to 14days to receive, can't wait


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#2 Preee

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Posted 20 August 2011 - 09:53 AM

Yes they will look pretty good i think, i have seen then before on Ebay and almost clicked to buy them , no idea why i never lol.

Let me know how easy the other switches come off i tried pulling at them but seemed a little tight so i left them alone.

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Posted 20 August 2011 - 10:19 AM

cheers pree,
i plan to do a guide on fitting them.

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Posted 20 August 2011 - 11:50 AM

i have spent the last hr searching for them from china suppliers haha , i'm guessing they are probably a few pence each to buy direct from china , when i saw them originally they were 16 but not sure if u=its the same guy selling them

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Posted 20 August 2011 - 12:50 PM

Im not selling them myself mate,
your probably rite about the wholesale business but it says their made of alloy and plastic, and if their quality and fit well im happy enough :)

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Posted 20 August 2011 - 03:54 PM

from changing the leds in my heater panel, i can say the dials do pull off but do need a bit of strenght :lol:

i think they look pretty decent might buy a set...good find.

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Posted 20 August 2011 - 05:28 PM

I have also seen on Fleabay while searching these that you can also get small Chrome surrounds as well , might be over kill though haha

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Posted 20 August 2011 - 11:27 PM

A bit OTT mate :P



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Posted 22 August 2011 - 10:51 AM

Lenny

I recent talk with my new Chinese friend haha found me this link.

put it into yahoo and search , when it comes up click the translate

They make the Control Knobs 34.00 Chinese Yuan = £3.22 , but maybe they might not sell small ammounts

http://sojp.taobao.com/


*EDIT*
Wow this site has some real cheap Mods

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 11:37 AM

Lenny

I recent talk with my new Chinese friend haha found me this link.

put it into yahoo and search , when it comes up click the translate

They make the Control Knobs 34.00 Chinese Yuan = 3.22 , but maybe they might not sell small ammounts

http://sojp.taobao.com/


*EDIT*
Wow this site has some real cheap Mods

You just caused me to make baby jesus cry :lol:
I knew they would be cheaper but not that cheap, can you mine and manufacture alluminium for that cheap??
makes sence now he contacted me this morning refunding me the postage costs :lol: he must be feeling bad about tearing the !Removed! out of me :lol: :lol:
fair play to you mate, you fairly showed me :D

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 11:42 AM

:o Aw man am i Hurting now :unsure:
Think im gonna be sick, looking at all the mods i could buy with the money i wasted :lol:
even the illuminated ring for the ignition key brilliant

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 12:05 PM

Yes there are loads of cool stuff on there , can't seem to work out how to buy the darn stuff though haha. They had some interesting DRL mods on there which seem to go just above the Spot light.

*EDIT*
Tried to buy but translation page switched to Chinese when i click purchase :P , and i can't see any contact email on there .haha

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 03:49 PM

Lenny

Another site selling them
http://98.139.168.22...302.taobao.com/

Seems same problem about buying though , its a Selling website call Taobao in china for the Chinese market , seems there are ways through selling Agents to purchase this stuff.
I'm still looking into it :D

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 04:32 PM

Your all going to lead me to road rage :angry: Every time i get in my car ill think of how much i was Rhode :blink: when I bought the heater control knobs :lol:



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Posted 23 August 2011 - 12:52 PM

Haha.

When you get the new Knobs , take out rage on the old one's , you can choose different type's of attacks on each on Knob :D

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