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Old 12-29-2012, 11:37 AM   #71
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thanks this helped so much
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Old 12-29-2012, 04:59 PM   #72
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I'm glad to hear!
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Old 01-20-2013, 11:26 PM   #73
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FYI Subarus use the same thread pitch.

Look at Kartboy, WC Latheworks, and 9K Racing for WRX shift knobs. Lots of good options out there. I prefer delrin material as it doesn't get as hot as metal knobs in the Summer.
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Old 01-24-2013, 08:12 PM   #74
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Thanks so much for this guide and the idea to use the drill bit stop helped a lot as well!

I did this about a month ago and just posting a picture now :)

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Old 02-15-2013, 02:44 PM   #75
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Note that because the knob is 12x1.25, SVTF knobs (and any knobs which work for the SVTF) will also work with the MK3.

I put my delrin Kartboy WRX shift knob which I had used in my 02 SVTF into my 2012 Focus this morning. Fits perfect and feels great :) Here's the product link: http://www.fastwrx.com/kadeshkn.html


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Old 02-15-2013, 03:25 PM   #76
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WC Latheworks has updated their website with MK3 Focus applications :)

http://lathewerks.com/shop/index.php?cPath=41
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It's about time... I let them in on the Mk3 secret like 10 months ago
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Old 02-16-2013, 12:20 AM   #78
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I've been in contact with Chris from latheworks a couple of days ago, he's making a titanium knob for me and my ST. Neat that he updated the site after I was in contact with him.
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Old 02-16-2013, 12:25 AM   #79
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I'm pretty obsessed with titanium but isnt half the point to new knob increased mass to make shifting easier
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Old 02-16-2013, 12:29 AM   #80
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New knob is 315g, pretty sure that's at least double the weight of the stock one
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