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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

Post by willberry70 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:53 pm

MARKTHOMASBRAND wrote:
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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 MARKTHOMASBRAND » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:06 pm

Very much past tense :lol:
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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

Post by willberry70 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:11 pm

Dammit, I know I'm going to regret asking but does my current knob just screw off??
So if I twist it enough it'll just come away in my hand?
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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

Post by MARKTHOMASBRAND » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:13 pm

:nod:
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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

Post by Ainmhidh » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:16 pm

Assuming it's not an illuminated knob, just keep twisting it anti-clockwise.
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:45 pm

You know what they say : It's all in the wrist :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

Post by SprintRX8 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:32 am

willberry70 wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:27 pm
goodeggbob wrote:
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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?!?

Do they only come in the small size.
(No pun intended)
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Re: Gear Knob-Joke Upgrade

Post by willberry70 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:51 am

Sigh..again regretting having to ask this but....what is our knob diameter, or girth if you will??
Specifically for a S1 RX8, personal variations not required.
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Re: Gear Knob-Joke Upgrade

Post by goodeggbob » Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:59 am

Wil, a daft question,but why don't you measure your own, or is it the thread pitch/size you need?

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Re: Gear Knob Upgrade

Post by 350matt » Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:01 pm

MARKTHOMASBRAND wrote:
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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Now that I like
Reminds me of my old TVR's

where did you get it?

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Post by GreySilver Beast » Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:25 pm

I can offer Measuring Services if that helps :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Gear Knob-Joke Upgrade

Post by willberry70 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:36 pm

GreySilver Beast wrote:
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I can offer Measuring Services if that helps :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
I'll tell you what, let me just go to the obvious place, and clearly state that in the absence of finding a lovely lady helper, I am the only one going near it, thank you very much! [-X
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Re: Gear Knob-Joke Upgrade

Post by willberry70 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:37 pm

goodeggbob wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:59 am
Wil, a daft question,but why don't you measure your own, or is it the thread pitch/size you need?
Yup thread width, although it does sound like I can just unscrew it and measure it....just hope to God it goes back on again :lol:
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:05 pm

willberry70 wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:37 pm
just hope to God it goes back on again :lol:
No the feeling :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Gear Knob-Joke Upgrade

Post by goodeggbob » Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:42 pm

i would offer to help Will, but it sounds as though your are in safe hands with Nigel.
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Post by MARKTHOMASBRAND » Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:04 pm

350matt wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:01 pm
Now that I like
Reminds me of my old TVR's

where did you get it?

Ebay :)

£34.99 IIRC :money:

Many,many years ago though & obviously I don't have the car now :p

Came complete with the threaded locking collar too :thumleft:
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Re: Gear Knob-Joke Upgrade

Post by MARKTHOMASBRAND » Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:41 pm

:arrow: Have a look here for some quality options


The ones with 10 x 1.25mm thread will fit the RX8 :thumleft:
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Re: Gear Knob-Joke Upgrade

Post by willberry70 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:49 pm

goodeggbob wrote:
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i would offer to help Will, but it sounds as though your are in safe hands with Nigel.
Brrrrr :pale:
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Re: Gear Knob-Joke Upgrade

Post by willberry70 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:52 pm

Went for this one. I'll let you know how it is.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Car-Universa ... 2749.l2649
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Re: Gear Knob-Joke Upgrade

Post by warpc0il » Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:55 pm

They don't even mention the weight in the listing so I'm expecting this to be a good example of a cheap lightweight knob that makes the gear change nasty. TICBW

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Re: Gear Knob-Joke Upgrade

Post by willberry70 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:58 pm

warpc0il wrote:
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They don't even mention the weight in the listing so I'm expecting this to be a good example of a cheap lightweight knob that makes the gear change nasty. TICBW

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Well I'll see when it gets here. Claims to be aluminium so with luck that's not just the colour :)
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:07 pm

Love the feel of the GT86 Auto Knob :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

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Re: Gear Knob-Joke Upgrade

Post by Ainmhidh » Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:23 pm

warpc0il wrote:
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... TICBW
Though I can't be ????
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Though I Could Be Wrong
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