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Old 07-09-2017, 04:56 PM   #1
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Post your knob

It seems there are quite a few different gears knobs on these cars. Post yours.

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.

I feel like anytime I'm near another boxster it has a different shift knob then mine.




This is on my 2000 S.

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Old 07-09-2017, 05:31 PM   #2
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Function First shift knob, I have it raised pretty high so I just folded the eBay shifter boot over and secured it to the shaft with a zip tie on the inside.
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Post your knob? Lol

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got the same one as you Jake....

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Just finished "posting my knob" before logging on, thank you.
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Old 07-10-2017, 04:42 AM   #7
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987 knob...
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Old 07-10-2017, 06:31 AM   #8
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I never did reinstall the silver trim piece after getting the leather redone.
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Old 07-10-2017, 07:42 AM   #9
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I just finished making this last week. It was turned from a chunk of walnut that was left over from another project and topped with a shift pattern medallion (designed to fit some Volkswagen or other) sourced from e-bay. The original plan was to make this knob as a prototype and then use the lessons learned making it to turn another from a more exotic wood but this turned out so well I think I'll keep it. Obviously, the replacement shift boot has yet to arrive, I don't want to cut up the OEM knob's boot least I decide to reinstall it in the future.

cheers - dj

p.s. - You get extra points if you noticed the knob is attached to one of Ben's ball bearing short shifters!

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Old 07-10-2017, 07:50 AM   #10
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Not mine, but how sexy are these things!?

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Bone stock for an 03 Base, but new.


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Old 07-10-2017, 01:46 PM   #12
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From my 997. Factory option with short shift as well. Aluminum with small aluminum patch on brake lever. Expensive option that I'm happy the original owner got to pay for.
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Is the shifter boot horseshoe trim optional, or standard equipment?
My car did not have that piece when I purchased it.
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Is the shifter boot horseshoe trim optional, or standard equipment?
My car did not have that piece when I purchased it.
I found it on ebay - not a factory option
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My shift knob echoes how I feel when I drive it...

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My shift knob echoes how I feel when I drive it...





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Is the shifter boot horseshoe trim optional, or standard equipment?
My car did not have that piece when I purchased it.
The aluminum horseshoe trim was a factory option that came with the upgraded aluminum knobs that the original poster shows. The eBay knob that is shown in Heliguy's post is a copy of the factory horseshoe. The horseshoe trim in my pic above is the factory unit that I sourced separately from my knob.
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Custom-made mahogany knob with fat alum shaft. I hated the original alum face knob as it gets so hot under the sun that I got my palm burnt a few times... wood knob feels great and stays cool.
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That shifter looks slick!

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