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Old 10-08-2013, 01:15 AM   #1
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Custom made steel weighted shift knobs!!

All right guys, after what seemed like a long time of going back and forth with Tom and a few other moderators, I am now ready to offer my product to the community!! Here's the info on the shift knobs I make guys.
  • 2" Diameter sphere shaped (comparable to Blox and TWM)
  • Machined from 1018 Carbon Steel
  • Natural weight of 518g after drilling/tapping. No added weight!
  • Drilled 1.5" for countersunk applications and a low sitting knob!
  • Tapped to 12x1.25 thread (all manual focus thread pitch)
  • Can be drilled to retain Duratec and ST reverse lock out!

As of right now guys, I am offering three different color choices: 5 semi-gloss black, 5 gloss white, and 5 matte silver. These will be powder coated for as neutral as possible temperatures. Eventually, I will offer these with hand stitched leather as an additional option! I am taking pre-orders for a total of 15 knobs in the colors listed above. Now I do want to let everyone know; This is just a hobby of mine. I'm just another member who's working on a bench lathe in their garage. I do work a full time job, so it does take me a little extra time to get these done but I do promise you guys I will be working on these every day after work!

Here are a few pictures so everyone can get a good idea of how the process works and the final product! (sorry guys, most are cell phone pics)

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Drilled & Tapped:


Final product:


Installed on a members '13 ST:


1) Company / Seller Name: Brett (Jack The Ripper)
2) Company / Seller Address: So Cal
3) Company / Seller Phone & Email: PM me for my cell #!
4) Start Group Buy Date: 10/08/13
5) Ending Group Buy Date: To be determined
6) Minimum Member Participation: 15 (For now!)
7) Retail or Sale Price: Normally $70
8) Group Buy Pricing: $45 + $5 shipping anywhere!
9) Any Related Product Images: Details & Pictures bellow :)


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Old 10-08-2013, 01:23 AM   #2
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I saw these on facebook and they look very nice. If I had extra cash I know I would give one a try for sure. Good luck with the sale and endeavor
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Old 10-08-2013, 01:31 AM   #3
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I saw these on facebook and they look very nice. If I had extra cash I know I would give one a try for sure. Good luck with the sale and endeavor
Thank you for the kind words sir! They are definitely worth the wait! (no pun intended lol)
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Old 10-13-2013, 03:32 PM   #4
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need one that have reverse lockout provisioning can you make one?
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Old 10-30-2013, 08:44 AM   #5
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need one that have reverse lockout provisioning can you make one?
Yep! PM me the details of what you wanted again if you don't mind. I'm putting in an order for steel this weekend.
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Old 11-04-2013, 09:25 PM   #6
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Jack you are unreachable !
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Old 11-08-2013, 12:37 PM   #7
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Sorry man!! Been really busy w/ work. I will PM you now!
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is this something that has to be a group buy?? i have a 2006 ST ive been looking for a weighted shift knob for a few weeks now and this is honestly the best i have come by! all the other ones ive found have the allen screws in the bottom of the shifter which is a PITA in my opinion. looking to get the painted black one to match my car. please let me know if this is something that you are still manufacturing because i definately want to order one from you
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How much for an unfinished version?

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Do want, what's the plan?

BTW i have a steeda tri-ax on my mt75, anyone know of any potential issues with an aftermarket knob?
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