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Post by willberry70 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:15 pm

Hi
Possibly a silly question, but does anyone have any suggestions for a replacement gear stick knob. I'm not sure I much like the default one.

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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

Post by warpc0il » Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:23 pm

Make sure whichever one you choose is at least as heavy as the original, as the weight makes a huge difference to the action.

Cheap lightweight knobs make for a nasty gearchange
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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

Post by PaLow73 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:24 pm

i have this one, it feels a bit lighter than the original but hasn't effected the gear changes

they'll also customise it or change the logo if you contact them

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/M-TECH-CUSTO ... SwU-pXqXWa
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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

Post by V8 Power » Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:19 am

This seems very much like another “show us your knob” thread that I will gladly participate in.
I have this one
https://www.rhdjapan.com/feed-heavy-wei ... -fc3s.html
I did not pay that for it though!
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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

Post by Mherby » Thu Mar 19, 2020 9:16 am

I've just bought an aluminium one from eBay, nice weight to it. Just gets really cold (and I expect really hot in the summer!)

Edit: just realised its the same as this one:
PaLow73 wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:24 pm
i have this one, it feels a bit lighter than the original but hasn't effected the gear changes

they'll also customise it or change the logo if you contact them

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/M-TECH-CUSTO ... SwU-pXqXWa
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:55 am

OK, I been holding back here, but can't no more :lol:

I do like the feel of a nice knob in my hand and going up and down the smooth shaft :kinky:

Any offers will be gladly received ;)

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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

Post by Nickp47 » Thu Mar 19, 2020 11:17 am

^^ It’s good to know that in these uncertain times there are some things 100% guaranteed ^^ ;)
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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

Post by V8 Power » Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:55 pm

I am amazed Nigel managed to restrain himself this long. :D
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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

Post by Lemon » Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:33 pm

V8 Power wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:55 pm
I am amazed Nigel managed to restrain himself this long. :D
unless it was someone else doing the restraining?
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Post by warpc0il » Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:00 pm

Maybe Nigel was a bit tied-up?
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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

Post by willberry70 » Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:28 pm

Damn now I'm disappointed I didn't ask if anyone could give me a helping hand with my knob :(
Not that I'm looking for a bigger one, obviously.
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Post by goodeggbob » Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:40 pm

I know someone who could help,but i think he is currently self isolating.
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:57 pm

This Topic all gone rather quiet at the moment :(
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Post by willberry70 » Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:29 pm

Ran out of knob jokes I guess.
I was expecting fewer knobs and more ebay links :D
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Post by goodeggbob » Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:56 pm

I agree,post got a bit side tracked, try ebay 2633 8727 4142.
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:07 pm

Come on post them knobs :lol:
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Post by willberry70 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:24 pm

goodeggbob wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:56 pm
I agree,post got a bit side tracked, try ebay 2633 8727 4142.
Thanks but it doesn't seem to like searching for the number alone :(
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Post by warpc0il » Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:09 pm

You don't want to find that ebay item number [-X
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Post by qwakers » Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:21 pm

willberry70 wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:24 pm
goodeggbob wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:56 pm
I agree,post got a bit side tracked, try ebay 2633 8727 4142.
Thanks but it doesn't seem to like searching for the number alone :(
take the spaces out...

and then, when youve seached for it, clear your browsing history :shock:

rob, you really had to go there :!:

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Post by willberry70 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:27 pm

goodeggbob wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:56 pm
I agree,post got a bit side tracked, try ebay 2633 8727 4142.
O wait, without the spaces:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from ... 2&_sacat=0

Hey how come you know all about these Rob?!?
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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

Post by MARKTHOMASBRAND » Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:36 pm

This is the one I fitted to my RX8 :D

Much more tactile than that triangular b0ll0x :lol:



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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

Post by V8 Power » Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:37 pm

You have a lovely shaped knob there, bet it’s good in the hand.
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Post by Ainmhidh » Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:47 pm

Never mind washing your hands, some of you lot need to wash your minds out! :shock: :roll: :lol:
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:33 pm

Looks lovely and smooth Mark :snog:
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Post by MARKTHOMASBRAND » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:04 pm

I would post pics of the genuine MUGEN CARBON FIBRE SHIFT KNOB I installed in the

FK8 but you'll only go & jizz all over your lap-top Nigel :lol:
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