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Old 08-03-2012, 09:24 PM   #61
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Gotta have some fun around here man...
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Old 08-04-2012, 02:56 PM   #62
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Blox 490, in Neo Chrome.
I just picked up another Blox 490 today in a different colour. Fantastic shift knob.
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Old 08-04-2012, 09:20 PM   #63
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Bought me a new shift knob, its off an 05 GT mustang and it uses the same thread pitch we have on are MK3's a 12mm x 1.25mm

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Hmm I have an all black one of these sitting around. I am wondering if I should try this.
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Old 08-05-2012, 09:20 AM   #64
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I've looked at a few knobs but really the stock knob really fits my hand nicely and no need to change but I do like the HVAC control knob option but too many other things in front of that right now. Shorter throw shifter migth be needed sooner than later.
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I've looked at a few knobs but really the stock knob really fits my hand nicely and no need to change but I do like the HVAC control knob option but too many other things in front of that right now. Shorter throw shifter migth be needed sooner than later.
Installing the Steeda short throw bracket was the only thing that lead me to buy an aftermarket knob. Like you, I liked the stock knob with the stock shifter, but the weighted Blox knob really smoothed out the notchiness that the STB introduced.
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:14 PM   #66
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I went with torch blue also. Looks great!
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I'm liking the gun-metal. What's the pitch - 12x1.25?

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12 x 1.25 is correct.
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12 x 1.25 is correct.
Nice. Just ordered the blue sphere. I'm a big fan of gun-metal, but I think the blue will go with the dominant interior dial color of blue better. Plus, the wifey has a gun-metal spherical shift knob (as well as a matching red Mazda3) and we can't be EXACTLY the same...

Looking forward to it. Now, if only I cound find a short-shifter that doesn't lose the feel of the stock.
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