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      08-11-2013, 01:41 PM   #1
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How to replace boots for DCT and e-brake?

Got the iND tri-stitched boots for my DCT and e-brake. Not sure how to remove the OEM ones. I searched for threads on this but came up empty. I saw a lot of posts describing it as very easy, but nothing about how to actually do it. Any ideas?
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ebrake is easy just pull on it and it pops off the handle but remember to unclip the boot first. its easily just a pull off item.

the shifter i don't know.
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The DCT boot is simply snapped in place. You can gently pull it off or use a trim removal tool to pop it off... IND sends you the entire OEM kit so it simply snaps back in.

FYI on the e-brake boot. You will need a small zip tie to secure the new boot to the handle. Pretty sure IND includes one but I recall my IND kit came without one. Had one in the house so not an issue...

This is a DIY for a MT boot but getting the original off is the same process. Once off it is a simple plug in and re-install the boot by snapping back into place.

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...=%2Bdct%2Bboot
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DCT Knob comes off by pulling it with some force, be careful you dont punch yourself on the chin
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Thanks for the replies everyone, especially the link kscarrol. I'll be sure to watch my face with the DCT knob. The iND DCT boot should be here tomorrow.
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The DCT boot is simply snapped in place. You can gently pull it off or use a trim removal tool to pop it off... IND sends you the entire OEM kit so it simply snaps back in.

FYI on the e-brake boot. You will need a small zip tie to secure the new boot to the handle. Pretty sure IND includes one but I recall my IND kit came without one. Had one in the house so not an issue...

This is a DIY for a MT boot but getting the original off is the same process. Once off it is a simple plug in and re-install the boot by snapping back into place.

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...=%2Bdct%2Bboot
Followed these directions and it was very easy. The hardest part was zip-tying the e-brake boot to the handle. It's funny because I went to work on it just now (10:00 p.m.) and forgot that I needed a zip tie. I thought, "Where am I going to find a zip tie now?" Then I remembered my old tool kit when I was a bike mechanic. (Haven't turned those wrenches in years!) Rooted around until I found one of my old tool boxes, opened it, dug around, and sure enough: a single zip tie!

It was a ///Miracle.
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