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Emergency Brake Handle

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First there is a link on here which shows R&R of the ER barke. It's for a box but the 996 is the same.

I believe the brake handle is sold as a unit, not only the part you see (handle), but also the mechanism under the console attached to the brake cables. You can't just disassemble the exposed handle- you have to take the console out and replace the unit.

Here's a caveat: My car came with full leather-natural leather, and the bottom of the brake handle base was painted in the standard "black soft-touch paint". Only the hand grip part was leather, and it looked like plastic to me. The bottom line was that most of the exposed handle was painted plastic.

I got the carbon brake lever to retrofit. Now this one has the bottom in real natural leather, with just the handle in carbon (the button and badge is silver),much nicer IMO.

If its an all leather handle you are after, make sure that the base of the handle is not black plastic like my OEM handle.



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Thanks Bostonduce,

I have the factory upgrade alum. shift knob and brake handle. I liked the shape of the stock shift knob so I replaced the knob. What I don't like about the brake handle is the alum. silver bagde is cold to the touch (I Live in Chicago). I find that I rest my hand on the lever while driving and it is ice cold in the winter. I am wondering how the silver badge is held on, and if I can remove it to wrap it in leather.


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