Interchangeable gear stick?


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    Interchangeable gear stick?

    If I purchase a car (100 miles old) with the leather gear stick option (r-tronic) then can I retro fit the aluminium stick?

    Will Audi be able to supply? Is it just screw on?

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    Re: Interchangeable gear stick?

    There's a leather gear shift option? I cannot find it on the options list at the AudiUSA website. Is it a Europe-only option?

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    Re: Interchangeable gear stick?

    It's certainly in the UK options list at £0.00 - sadly the person who specced my car chose it

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    Re: Interchangeable gear stick?

    I might want to swap in March....
    I have an Ice Silver with Carbon Sigma Sideblade Manual Hidden Content

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    Re: Interchangeable gear stick?

    Swap sticks with me you mean?

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    Re: Interchangeable gear stick?

    Certainly not the car
    I have an Ice Silver with Carbon Sigma Sideblade Manual Hidden Content

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    Re: Interchangeable gear stick?

    Quote Originally Posted by imclueless View Post
    Certainly not the car


    Ok will come back to you if I don't find a solution in the mean time!

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    Re: Interchangeable gear stick?

    I think this has been aswered before but has anyone got a pic of the leather manual gear stick? I think I've seen photos of a stick identical to the standard all aluminium one except for a black leather collar around the middle. If this is correct then I actually prefer the leather one but as mines built will now have to retro fit it.

    Any pics out there of the different options?

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    Re: Interchangeable gear stick?

    The knob will either pull off or screw off.

    I have leather - a zero cost option in UK.

    The top and bottom are still aluminium. The central 3cm band on the knob is leather.

    If you wear a ring on your gear change hand, you might find leather is better, otherwise the ring and the aluminium knurling make contact when you change gear and one or other will get scratched !

    Too dark now to take photos, will try to get it done tomorrow.

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    Re: Interchangeable gear stick?

    Quote Originally Posted by benflux View Post
    It's certainly in the UK options list at £0.00 - sadly the person who specced my car chose it
    Mine too,but its not as bad as I thought,its only a little strip of leather.

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