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    S2T Paddle Shifter Review and Install (Picture Heavy)

    Okay guys I'm going to keep this updated during and post install later today.

    Right now I thought I would provide some photos. The quality is amazing! All edges are incredibly smooth.
    They are indeed curved inwards towards the wheel. I saw some asking about this in the thread.

    These are a 2 piece design that slides together, Fitment is great and there appears to be a glue holding them together.
    The 2 ridges on the back should provide a good grip.



    Quality 10/10
    Fitment 10/10
    Usability 10/10



    Shifting the auto in turns with the stock buttons is nearly impossible. I really put these to the test tonight. It was raining outside and I was shifting mid drift perfectly. These make the auto the way it should have been from the factory.
    Last edited by Carbon; 01-11-2017 at 07:08 PM.

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    Size comparison with some common items.



    Here's the contour.



    This is the joint.





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    Love the clicking sound from these.

    EDIT: Video not working

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    Hello Carbon,

    Thank you for your review and feedback!

    We look forward to your updates...

    Kind regards,

    Michael Bello
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    Hopefully this attempt at uploading the video will work, also here's the weight if anyone cares. These have a really nice tactical click to them. I'm very impressed with the craftsmanship




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    How much were these?

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    Received and installed my pair last night. USPS decided to reroute them from California to Oregon before heading to Colorado, but they arrived safely and well packed.

    Install is a breeze! My downshift paddle works super smoothly immediately. The upshift sticks periodically. It works quite well when clicked right near the button but sticks when pulling toward the top of the paddle. How do I massage the fitment for that to not stick? Or is there an electronic safe (graphite?) lube to put between the paddle and the plastic body?

    Thanks again for the group buy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by S2TPerformance View Post
    Hello Carbon,

    Thank you for your review and feedback!

    We look forward to your updates...

    Kind regards,

    Michael Bello
    S2T Performance Products
    There was a group buy on these??? Man where the hell was I.... what was the cost?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ColoradoVagon View Post
    Received and installed my pair last night. USPS decided to reroute them from California to Oregon before heading to Colorado, but they arrived safely and well packed.

    Install is a breeze! My downshift paddle works super smoothly immediately. The upshift sticks periodically. It works quite well when clicked right near the button but sticks when pulling toward the top of the paddle. How do I massage the fitment for that to not stick? Or is there an electronic safe (graphite?) lube to put between the paddle and the plastic body?

    Thanks again for the group buy!
    I installed mine as well day before yesterday and they fit really tight - almost no movement at all, no clicking sound. Took them for a test drive and they worked fine at first but then while driving home they started down shifting on their own! Scared the crap out of me and the kids, lol. I got home and used a small flat head screwdriver to pry them up a little, make them move and wiggle a bit more when I use them. Now when I use them they make a soft click you can feel and hear if the radio is not on, and no more surprise down shifts while driving in auto!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zamboni411 View Post
    There was a group buy on these??? Man where the hell was I.... what was the cost?

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    Here is the group buy info -
    S2T Performance Cadillac CTS/CTS-V Paddle Shifter Group-Buy!

    We would like to thank everyone for confirming their participation for this additional Group Buy.

    We are thrilled to announce the CTSVowners Forum Group-Buy is now open.

    All Forum members are welcome to participate in the Cadillac CTS/CTS-V Paddle Shifter Group-Buy.

    Additional information regarding the S2T Performance CTS/CTS-V Paddle Shifters can be found here;
    http://www.s2tpp.com/Cadillac-Paddle-Shifters.html

    We will be accepting Group-Buy orders until January 31st, 2017.
    Orders will begin shipping January 6th, 2017.

    You can place your Group-Buy Order by using this link;
    http://www.s2tpp.com/GroupBuy.html

    In addition, you are welcome to share this information with any friends or family looking for Paddle Shifters for their Cadillac CTS/CTS-V and 2010-2011 Chevrolet Camaro.

    Please contact us directly if you have any questions, comments, or concerns.

    Kind regards,

    Michael Bello
    S2T Performance Products.
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    This new version is larger and looks better. I have the first gen paddles from S2T which are smaller which suits me fine and function flawlessly. If I didn't like them I would be buying this version.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ColoradoVagon View Post
    Received and installed my pair last night. USPS decided to reroute them from California to Oregon before heading to Colorado, but they arrived safely and well packed.

    Install is a breeze! My downshift paddle works super smoothly immediately. The upshift sticks periodically. It works quite well when clicked right near the button but sticks when pulling toward the top of the paddle. How do I massage the fitment for that to not stick? Or is there an electronic safe (graphite?) lube to put between the paddle and the plastic body?

    Thanks again for the group buy!
    Im sure S2T Could let you know about that. I dont have an answer, mine fit great.






    Quote Originally Posted by Desert V View Post
    I installed mine as well day before yesterday and they fit really tight - almost no movement at all, no clicking sound. Took them for a test drive and they worked fine at first but then while driving home they started down shifting on their own! Scared the crap out of me and the kids, lol. I got home and used a small flat head screwdriver to pry them up a little, make them move and wiggle a bit more when I use them. Now when I use them they make a soft click you can feel and hear if the radio is not on, and no more surprise down shifts while driving in auto!
    That would definitely scare the shit out of me too lol

    Quote Originally Posted by iVwishing View Post
    This new version is larger and looks better. I have the first gen paddles from S2T which are smaller which suits me fine and function flawlessly. If I didn't like them I would be buying this version.
    I'm sure all of the paddles are very well made.


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