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Cadillac STS-V Series Forum Discussion, Aluminum Trunk Tie-Down Knobs in Cadillac V-Series Forums; Originally Posted by Fierofiend Thats one of my biggest gripes with this car. I 'hate' the cheap inside door handles, ...
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    Re: Aluminum Trunk Tie-Down Knobs

    Quote Originally Posted by Fierofiend View Post
    Thats one of my biggest gripes with this car. I 'hate' the cheap inside door handles, ugh!
    Yeah I'm starting to notice some paint peel behind the driver side handle. Looks cheap.


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    It seems to happen on a lot of these cars

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    Re: Aluminum Trunk Tie-Down Knobs

    The buttons on the side of the nav screen are the first priority as far as I'm concerned. Those are the ones that are hard to find and change. The two big round buttons for the infotainment system would be nice, but you can buy them for $12 and change them in just under ten seconds.

    I'd buy the big round buttons and the door handles, but I really want the little buttons on either side of the nav screen. I had a guy that was going to make them with a CAD system but we never followed through--the big round buttons we had ready to turn in about half an hour--the little buttons took longer and we never decided whether to etch the descriptions on the surface or mill all the way through with one letter so you could read them at night.

    Anyway, if you're making this stuff and all I have to do is buy it, make the little buttons. I'll but the little buttons, the big buttons, the door handles and the lock knobs. I think I'd have everything but the handles anodized black...but maybe not.

    Anyway, I can send you the infotainment knobs and buttons--the back of the little buttons is "more" complex, in that it takes twenty minutes with a micrometer and some thinking, but if you're doing this on a computer-controlled machine the toughest part seemed to be getting the font of the letters for the buttons, and the fulcrum point on the buttons. Oh, and the little insert for the big button--I didn't like the idea of using a set screw to hold it on the shaft--I wanted it to slide on and off like the OEM big round button.

    Oh, I'm talking about a Gen. 1 CTS-V. They're not all the same between models?

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    Re: Aluminum Trunk Tie-Down Knobs

    Its been a while since anyone has chimed in on this and the other page that's linked to the V forum hasn't been updated since 2014.
    Anyone know if we can still get these aluminum trunk tie downs? I'd love to get a set!!

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    Re: Aluminum Trunk Tie-Down Knobs

    Quote Originally Posted by mprice1975 View Post
    Its been a while since anyone has chimed in on this and the other page that's linked to the V forum hasn't been updated since 2014.
    Anyone know if we can still get these aluminum trunk tie downs? I'd love to get a set!!
    Well seeing as how the OP was banned for this thread, not likely... you might try on another forum though.

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    Re: Aluminum Trunk Tie-Down Knobs

    LOL, I'm still around. I'd love to run another set of these right away, kinda at the mercy of my brother who works in the machine shop. If you haven't already, message me your email and how many you'd like. No promises when we'll be able to get a round going, but I think eventually it is a possibility.

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    Re: Aluminum Trunk Tie-Down Knobs

    Quote Originally Posted by SevillianSTS View Post
    LOL, I'm still around. I'd love to run another set of these right away, kinda at the mercy of my brother who works in the machine shop. If you haven't already, message me your email and how many you'd like. No promises when we'll be able to get a round going, but I think eventually it is a possibility.
    Any word on the aluminum door handles?!
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    Re: Aluminum Trunk Tie-Down Knobs

    Quote Originally Posted by baller95 View Post
    Any word on the aluminum door handles?!
    I wouldn't hold your breath on that one. Demand vs price most likely won't let it happen.
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    Re: Aluminum Trunk Tie-Down Knobs

    Quote Originally Posted by SevillianSTS View Post
    LOL, I'm still around. I'd love to run another set of these right away, kinda at the mercy of my brother who works in the machine shop. If you haven't already, message me your email and how many you'd like. No promises when we'll be able to get a round going, but I think eventually it is a possibility.
    Dont know how many we need to replace all of them on a sts-v but thats how many I want. Car is at the dealer getting belts replaced. i'll count this weekend and verify. You can reach me direct at michael_a_price@hotmail.com

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