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      11-27-2017, 03:51 PM   #1
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The Red Start/Stop Button

I just got mine in the mail, installed in about 7 minutes using the Credit Card method. It was so simple.

And...it looks awesome. No, the car isnít faster. But it is an attractive interior add on, and gives some color to the panel.

Moreover - why arenít Red Start/Stop buttons standard on every car?

Rational: Stop is usually Red....Stop signs, traffic lights, electrical machines all feature a big red STOP on them. Especially if itís an emergency stop.

Anyway, Iím liking it.
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      11-27-2017, 03:53 PM   #2
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I just got mine in the mail, installed in about 7 minutes using the Credit Card method. It was so simple.

And...it looks awesome. No, the car isnít faster. But it is an attractive interior add on, and gives some color to the panel.

Moreover - why arenít Red Start/Stop buttons standard on every car?

Rational: Stop is usually Red....Stop signs, traffic lights, electrical machines all feature a big red STOP on them. Especially if itís an emergency stop.

Anyway, Iím liking it.
because not everyone wants the sporty look.. the red button screams sportscar
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      11-27-2017, 04:04 PM   #4
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the red button screams 1999 Honda S2000.
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      11-27-2017, 06:18 PM   #5
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I don't necessarily think it looks bad but I'm going to pass on this. I'm very doubtful a $12 "mod" is really going to improve the enjoyment and feeling from a $40-$60K car.
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      11-27-2017, 06:23 PM   #6
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have red interior, would be too much red
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      11-27-2017, 07:11 PM   #7
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I just got mine in the mail, installed in about 7 minutes using the Credit Card method. It was so simple.

And...it looks awesome. No, the car isnít faster. But it is an attractive interior add on, and gives some color to the panel.

Moreover - why arenít Red Start/Stop buttons standard on every car?

Rational: Stop is usually Red....Stop signs, traffic lights, electrical machines all feature a big red STOP on them. Especially if itís an emergency stop.

Anyway, Iím liking it.
How much did that run and where did you order it from?
My black start/stop button has some wear that the plastic covers around the letters started to worn out. Not a bad alternative.
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I just got mine in the mail, installed in about 7 minutes using the Credit Card method. It was so simple.

And...it looks awesome. No, the car isnít faster. But it is an attractive interior add on, and gives some color to the panel.

Moreover - why arenít Red Start/Stop buttons standard on every car?

Rational: Stop is usually Red....Stop signs, traffic lights, electrical machines all feature a big red STOP on them. Especially if itís an emergency stop.

Anyway, Iím liking it.
How much did that run and where did you order it from?
My black start/stop button has some wear that the plastic covers around the letters started to worn out. Not a bad alternative.
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I thought about it, our MDX has a red push button start. I think it's simply a matter of preference. And it the post would be better with a picture!
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the red button screams 1999 Honda S2000.
I get what youíre saying, but if I remember correctly, I may not, didnít the Honda have a button the size of a half dollar? Big as I remember it.
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I'm. It a fan of the current plastic one. It looks a little cheap. If they were a magnesium or aluminum satin finish I might consider it.
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Moreover - why arenít Red Start/Stop buttons standard on every car?

Rational: Stop is usually Red....Stop signs, traffic lights, electrical machines all feature a big red STOP on them. Especially if itís an emergency stop.
Why not Green?

Rational: Go is usually Green...Traffic lights, On buttons, Lorde, etc. When I am behind the wheel I am more interested in Going instead of stopping
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      11-28-2017, 10:50 AM   #13
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Why not Green?

Rational: Go is usually Green...Traffic lights, On buttons, Lorde, etc. When I am behind the wheel I am more interested in Going instead of stopping
I’m thinking more of an emergency stop as opposed to an emergency start, haha.
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      11-28-2017, 11:49 AM   #14
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I'm. It a fan of the current plastic one. It looks a little cheap. If they were a magnesium or aluminum satin finish I might consider it.
Now that i'd be into
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This looks an easier way to fit


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Just fitted using the above video method
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I'm. It a fan of the current plastic one. It looks a little cheap. If they were a magnesium or aluminum satin finish I might consider it.
Now that I would like, would match the alu trim on my car.
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Congrats OP!

We have 2 left in stock and i just placed an order for a new batch of start buttons
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      12-04-2017, 10:59 PM   #20
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I installed my red button using the credit card method as well. For the sake of this thread needing photos here's mine.
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I dont know, the red button just doesn't do it for me. Looks out of place in my opinion. But to each their own.
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I dont know, the red button just doesn't do it for me. Looks out of place in my opinion. But to each their own.
If it's good enough for the 2018 M5 it's ok for me. The finish was surprisingly really good on the button. On par with the oem one.
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