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Old 03-02-2013, 10:08 AM   #91
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Albary has done it. Here is his build thread. Maybe ask there
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...=299632&page=4

I got it out, it was a little tricky but not too bad.
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Old 03-14-2013, 02:24 AM   #92
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Removed the OEM knob today and installed the Blox Racing Type R Billet knob (Limited Series neo-chrome). Don't have a pic of it installed (did it at night), but here's a pic of the Blox knob itself. It's a 450g bit, so it's weightiness improved the shift feel a lot. Now, I just have to install the Steeda STS this wekend to complete it. Getting the stock knob to come off of the boot clip was singularly the hardest part.

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Old 03-14-2013, 11:24 AM   #93
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sweet. Get the installed pic!
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Old 03-14-2013, 12:18 PM   #94
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sweet. Get the installed pic!
It's not on the Steeda STS (trying to find time for that), but here it is on the stock shifter. I used the provided washer from Blox to secure the boot to the base of the knob.

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Old 03-14-2013, 02:40 PM   #95
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Cool :)
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Old 03-19-2013, 12:58 AM   #96
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A little worse for wear but a great conversation starter ;)

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Old 04-28-2013, 08:34 PM   #97
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Does anyone know the part number/cost for the silver ring of plastic? I am just curious in case I were to break it trying to remove it.
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I doubt you would break the ring. It doesn't hold anything. The boot retainer comes off from underneath the boot
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:18 PM   #99
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I am talking about the silver ring that clips into the console. I would assume there is a chance of breaking that when you are are trying to remove it from the console as your first step in changing out the knob.
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:22 PM   #100
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Should still be fine. I've had mine out >5 times
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