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Which finger?

yea, yea I know....but not that one.


Which fingers do you use on your paddle shifts - with my hand position on the wheel, I always thought the shifters were a little too short even for my pinkie and ring fingers. If I'd held onto my SLK I was going to fit the AMG shifters which are longer and make more sense to me.
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mostly 4th with a little assistance from 3rd.


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3rd + 4th together.
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I've always used my index fingers, even when I've shifted accidentally!
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I, too, use the "naughty" finger
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3rd + 4th together.
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I, too, use the "naughty" finger

No, Eddy.


The finger is perfectly behaved and always punctual.


The owner however......
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Same here ...

3rd and 4th?


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..remember I'm using a 172 wheel with the AMG aluminium paddles ...

Just right for the 3rd and 4th fingers

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I use the naughty finger like ETYU. Plus it helps when waving at bad drivers! Teehee

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