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      06-11-2018, 10:51 PM   #1
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RELAK paddles with V2 Wheel and IND RED buttons.

Got everything to do my steering wheel today.

M-Performance V2 steering wheel w/gloss CF tim.
IND RED M1/M2 buttons
Relak replacement extended paddle shifters

I was going for the OEM+ look, originally I wanted the AutoTecknic paddles but they looked a little too aftermarket for me. After a long search, I found Relak was making paddles for the F80, these were exactly what I was looking for. Fit and finish were perfect and I love how they look OEM.

Unfortunately I can't say the same for the IND red buttons, the M1 button fits fine but the M2 button had QC issues. After installing them, the M2 button would get stuck every time you push it. I think another member had the same issue and had to use a nail filer to make it work. After messing with it for over an hour, I gave up since it was getting dark. The single red button is kinda growing on me but I'm disappointed that for almost $50, these little things have fitment issues.

Besides that little hang up, install was a breeze and I LOVE the combination of the the V2 wheel, CF trim and the paddles.






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      06-11-2018, 11:27 PM   #2
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Looks great.

It's really not good enough when you are paying $50 for two red buttons.

They charge so much - should be top notch every time.
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      06-12-2018, 09:50 AM   #3
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Have you contacted IND? Im sure they will send you a replacement button.
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      06-12-2018, 10:22 AM   #4
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Looks great. Now I'm worried about my M buttons fitting. May try it out today.
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      06-12-2018, 01:18 PM   #5
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Those shift paddles look great!
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      06-12-2018, 01:18 PM   #6
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Hi. We have a new mold made for the M1/M buttons and they fit perfect. We can send a replacement out ASAP.
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      06-12-2018, 03:09 PM   #7
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Thanks Nate for the fast response and shipping out the updated buttons. I’ll let you know how well it works out.
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Hi. We have a new mold made for the M1/M buttons and they fit perfect. We can send a replacement out ASAP.
can confirm. i received the second batch recently and both buttons fit perfectly (not sticky button). y'all can buy with confidence.
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      06-13-2018, 10:10 AM   #9
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Thanks Nate for the fast response and shipping out the updated buttons. I’ll let you know how well it works out.
No problem at all. We have been in the BMW community for 11+ years and will stand behind and product that we offer
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      06-13-2018, 10:19 PM   #10
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Looks good! I just ordered the V2 wheel and the dry carbon Autotechnik paddles from IND today. Now I'm wondering if I should have picked up the red buttons haha
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      06-14-2018, 01:11 AM   #11
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Wow...that looks fantastic! I am a big fan of anything OEM+ and like what you did here!
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      06-14-2018, 09:47 AM   #12
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Cool! I like the single red button too.
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      06-15-2018, 07:24 PM   #13
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Looks great! I'm sold on changing my wheel out and I've only got 120 miles on it.
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      06-20-2018, 04:46 PM   #14
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Received the new buttons from the latest batch and the fit was perfect. No issues, they just popped in and works smoothly. Thank you IND.

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      06-20-2018, 05:08 PM   #15
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Sweet!
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      06-20-2018, 05:30 PM   #16
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The M1/2 buttons are growing on me - but they won't match my Red Start Button as the factory version is not gloss red..

I kinda like the single button too - like one is race mode vs casual driving
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How are those buttons 50$? Lol jeez
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      06-21-2018, 07:17 AM   #18
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Those paddles!!
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      06-21-2018, 10:33 AM   #19
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I like the look of one button actually. If ind can offer an option to just buy the red m2 button that would be cool.
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      06-22-2018, 03:42 AM   #20
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      06-23-2018, 12:43 AM   #21
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I like the look of one button actually. If ind can offer an option to just buy the red m2 button that would be cool.
Yeah I kinda liked the one button as well, might go back to the single M1 button. Want to buy my M2 button? LOL.
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