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Old 06-20-2013, 08:13 PM   #1
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Best Shift Knob for 2013 Focus

I just bought a 2013 Focus SE hatchback, 5 spd MT about 3 weeks ago. It has a leather wrapped gear shift knob that I'm not crazy about. I'd like to replace it with a sphere shaped aluminum knob. Is there anything on the market like that for this car? I want a quality knob that is specifically made for this car, not something off the shelf from an auto parts store that uses set-screws to fit.

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Old 06-20-2013, 08:41 PM   #2
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You still need a nut or set screw to hold the shift boot up properly, unless you don't care about that part.

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Old 06-20-2013, 08:45 PM   #3
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You still need a nut or set screw to hold the shift boot up properly, unless you don't care about that part.

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=284505
Thanks suss6052. I'm looking for an aftermarket knob that is an exact fit, specifically sized so that I won't have to adjust the boot at all. But, if that doesn't exist and I have to adjust the boot with a set screw, that's fine. I just don't want one of those 'one size fits all' knobs that needs a set screw for the knob to fit snug.
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Old 06-20-2013, 08:51 PM   #4
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Blox 490. I have two because I like them so much.
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Old 06-20-2013, 08:58 PM   #5
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Blox 490. I have two because I like them so much.
That is EXACTLY what I'm looking for. Thanks Twenty!
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I will second the Blox 490. I have the Blue and its an amazing knob.
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Old 06-21-2013, 12:22 PM   #7
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Thanks Rickdarris. Another question: What is the thread size and pitch of the Focus knob?
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Moved to "MK3 Interior Mods & Upgrades". The thread pitch is 12MM x 1.25.
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AnarchyMotive makes nice weighted knobs
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What exactly makes a knob the "best" knob?
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