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    Paddle Shifter Addon

    Here is a quick video on how to install the paddle shifter on a non sx optima w/o heated steering. Few things you will need: Small flat screwdriver and 22mm socket. You will need this: WIRE for 2012 Kia Optima|56190-2T520 and PADDLE SWITCH RIGHT for 2012 Kia Optima|96780-2T000 and PADDLE SWITCH LEFT for 2012 Kia Optima|96770-2T000 . DO NOT get any of the wiring harness deals on ebay as they will be for Korean spec cars and the wires are in a different config and they WILL NOT WORK! Here is the Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gnw8YY3dBq4
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    Great DIY!! I'm glad I somewhat contributed to this experiment hahaha

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    thanks, looking forward on doing this very soon.

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    Awesome man, makes it seem simple, might consider it now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BankDev View Post
    Awesome man, makes it seem simple, might consider it now.
    lol, the most challenging part is cutting the back of the wheel, trial and error

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    Quote Originally Posted by Adrian97c View Post
    Great DIY!! I'm glad I somewhat contributed to this experiment hahaha
    Thank you to Adrian for allowing me to remove his SX steering wheel to verify some wiring!

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    How about next DIY instruction is swapping the the SX dash odometer screen?? hehehe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilovemyoptima View Post
    How about next DIY instruction is swapping the the SX dash odometer screen?? hehehe.
    ^^ yup!

    Although I have a 2011 SX the 2012+ show the outside temp always, while the 2011 only displays it as one of the menu options instead.

    Here is the well known 2012+ cluster:
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    See how it shows temp? On mine is says ODO, as to let you know what the numbers to the right are lol

    Karl is yours the 2011 or 12 SX cluster?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Adrian97c View Post
    ^^ yup!

    Although I have a 2011 SX the 2012+ show the outside temp always, while the 2011 only displays it as one of the menu options instead.

    Here is the well known 2012+ cluster:
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    See how it shows temp? On mine is says ODO, as to let you know what the numbers to the right are lol

    Karl is yours the 2011 or 12 SX cluster?
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