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    paddle shifter?

    I have EX 2.4L I wanna if its possible to install paddle shifters

    if it is, how hard is it to install?

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    would most likely be ridiculously hard


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    I'm looking to do the same thing. You can get them on eBay. Install doesn't look too bad actually.


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    IF you have heated steering wheel iit won't work. If not then its very easy to do. I have done it on mine.

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    I do my have heated steering wheel. Which part do I need to buy for installation?

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    You cannot have both heated steering and paddle shifters. It's one or the other.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goober2432 View Post
    You cannot have both heated steering and paddle shifters. It's one or the other.
    Such a hard choice...

    ...not really, Id get a heated wheel even if its 100f out. All I know is ill be ready for next winter.

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    You need this:
    WIRE for 2012 Kia Optima|56190-2T520

    PADDLE SWITCH RIGHT for 2012 Kia Optima|96780-2T000

    PADDLE SWITCH LEFT for 2012 Kia Optima|96770-2T000


    need to modify back wheel cover and add a small ground wwire inside wheel. Total time. Less then 30 min.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goober2432 View Post
    You need this:
    WIRE for 2012 Kia Optima|56190-2T520

    PADDLE SWITCH RIGHT for 2012 Kia Optima|96780-2T000

    PADDLE SWITCH LEFT for 2012 Kia Optima|96770-2T000


    need to modify back wheel cover and add a small ground wwire inside wheel. Total time. Less then 30 min.
    Mind posting your how to?


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