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RancidLatte  



Joined: 28 Aug 2018
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Location: Corpus Christi Texas

PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:23 pm    Post subject: Shifter knob Reply with quote

The shifter knob on my 87 924s is pretty worn, I was wondering if I could put a screw on knob there instead but the threads for the after market ones are much thinner than the wide shifter on my car. Is there are adapter that I can put there to make aftermarket knobs fit?
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Johann  



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Function First knobs works really well

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Sunset924  



Joined: 30 May 2017
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Location: PA, USA

PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

RancidLatte,

I had the same situation going on (along with worn bushings but that is another story). I ended up removing the shiftier, shortening it by 1.5" and welding a 1.25" section of of m12x1.5 threads cut from a grade 8.8 bolt. I chose m12x1.5 as that matched the knob I wanted to use (intended for a VW), your selection my vary. I will say this though: This mounting configuration does transmit way more vibrations and drive line noise than the OEM style slip on knob.
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