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Old 07-12-2017, 03:07 AM   #21
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That shifter looks slick!
Thanks! The shift pattern lights up orange also.

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Is it wrong to be jealous of other guys knobs? Mine looks pretty boring compared to the ones on this thread
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Old 07-12-2017, 07:13 AM   #23
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What constitutes this thinner one as apposed to what's in my car? The girlfriends box has this one but for the 5 speed and for shifts away from me it has a better feel. Yet I prefer the one in my car for shifts towards.
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Old 07-12-2017, 10:33 AM   #24
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What constitutes this thinner one as apposed to what's in my car? The girlfriends box has this one but for the 5 speed and for shifts away from me it has a better feel. Yet I prefer the one in my car for shifts towards.
Your GF's is the standard knob provided with the car, and is made of plastic with aluminum look paint and leatherette Your knob is real aluminum and leather, and is an extra cost option. Your knob is heavier, and thus, some say, it will give you more solid, direct shifts. I have had the real aluminum knob in my car before, but found that I didn't actually like it cause it got very hot in the summer if I parked in the sun, and I actually can shift faster with the standard, lighter knob. Thus, I put on the 987 standard knob cause I like the ball shape, and am happy with it.
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Old 07-12-2017, 02:34 PM   #25
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Old 07-13-2017, 09:33 AM   #26
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Thanks! The shift pattern lights up orange also.


Where do I find this
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Old 07-13-2017, 10:55 AM   #27
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http://stores.ebay.com/Innovativ-Car-Tech-GmbH/Boxter-986-911-Typ-996-/_i.html?_fsub=8227258012

I got mine with the blue LED's, to match my all blue interior lighting. (Thanks Particlewave).
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Old 07-13-2017, 11:03 AM   #28
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a rare Porsche Tequipment 5-speed knob...was a nice eBay find, brand new but with a flawed TOP seal (where the humidity shows atm, need to get that fixed from a specialist)
.... it came with a green leather boot, tried dyeing it... did not work at all...used the leather boot from one of those knobs with illuminated shift pattern.
kinda goes nicely with the console now, just need to matte it down a little more
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Well - I hate to show you guys up, but I think I have the most unique knob (on my Boxster) of any of us. This is on my base 2000. The car came to me with the 8 ball shifter mounter on an aftermarket short shift kit. I'll eventually put a standard assembly back in the car and I already have a Tequipment Carbon fiber knob waiting to install. Surprisingly, the 8 ball wasn't that hard to get comfortable with.

Fortunately, the rest of my Boxsters are more traditionally equipped.
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Old 07-14-2017, 08:53 AM   #30
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Well - I hate to show you guys up, but I think I have the most unique knob (on my Boxster) of any of us. This is on my base 2000. The car came to me with the 8 ball shifter mounter on an aftermarket short shift kit. I'll eventually put a standard assembly back in the car and I already have a Tequipment Carbon fiber knob waiting to install. Surprisingly, the 8 ball wasn't that hard to get comfortable with.

Fortunately, the rest of my Boxsters are more traditionally equipped.
no doubt, +100....8 ball is the winner here


...unless someone comes up with a bowling ball knob, wait...need to google chuck norris
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Well - I hate to show you guys up, but I think I have the most unique knob (on my Boxster) of any of us. This is on my base 2000. The car came to me with the 8 ball shifter mounter on an aftermarket short shift kit. I'll eventually put a standard assembly back in the car and I already have a Tequipment Carbon fiber knob waiting to install. Surprisingly, the 8 ball wasn't that hard to get comfortable with.

Now THAT is cool, way cool.

Daily driver cool, with an old school patina to match.

I'm serious when I say "Catch you at the DQ".

Just sayin'.............

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. . .I'm looking for the 2.5 5 speed. 2.7 5 speed. And 3.2 6 speed and then any variations beyond that. Maybe a 550 SE. . .
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