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I would have been, had I not just received one from you a couple of weeks ago! BTW- The new knob is great, just wish I would have gotten the ST logo engraved on it.
 

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I can't seem to get mine to line up straight at all. Doesn't matter where I put the adjustment screw, it just stops at a certain point and won't go the extra quarter turn needed to be straight. Any tips?
 

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I can't seem to get mine to line up straight at all. Doesn't matter where I put the adjustment screw, it just stops at a certain point and won't go the extra quarter turn needed to be straight. Any tips?
youve prob screwed it all the way down, you wont be able to screw it any further than the absolute bottom. Back it off 1 turn and set the lock nut there.
 

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youve prob screwed it all the way down, you wont be able to screw it any further than the absolute bottom. Back it off 1 turn and set the lock nut there.
The lock nut inside the knob itself? or a separate nut? That is the part I'm confused about, I can set the knob in just about any direction but straight down facing me. I guess I am just missing something about what you said.
 

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The lock nut inside the knob itself? or a separate nut? That is the part I'm confused about, I can set the knob in just about any direction but straight down facing me. I guess I am just missing something about what you said.
wait... isnt there an adjustment screw inside the knob? you may need to back that out a tad then put the knob back on.
 

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wait... isnt there an adjustment screw inside the knob? you may need to back that out a tad then put the knob back on.
Is the lock nut something else?

Yes there is an adjustment screw inside the knob. This is maybe 1 or two full turns from the very bottom (counter-clockwise). I can still turn the screw more clockwise, but this is as far as it will go, doesn't make a difference if I put the adjustment screw all the way to the right (clockwise) or not. It will however go further to the left, to where the ST logo is facing the opposite direction that is now, but still will only go that far. Feel like I am missing something to where this will be an easy fix.
 

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Is the lock nut something else?

Yes there is an adjustment screw inside the knob. This is maybe 1 or two full turns from the very bottom (counter-clockwise). I can still turn the screw more clockwise, but this is as far as it will go, doesn't make a difference if I put the adjustment screw all the way to the right (clockwise) or not. It will however go further to the left, to where the ST logo is facing the opposite direction that is now, but still will only go that far. Feel like I am missing something to where this will be an easy fix.
Hey Rush, I got your email a few days ago and replied. I assume you got it to work because I didn't hear back, so that's good.
For anyone else with this question here's the answer:

The alignment screw is installed inside the knob with it's own threaded hole. If you put the alignment screw in too far it will be hidden inside it's own hole and the shifter won't contact it when you install the knob. This means the knob will stop in the same position every time. To fix this, just unscrew the alignment screw a bit until it's protruding into the larger hole that the shifter screws into. This will let the shifter contact the bottom of the alignment screw and lock it in position when installed. A little hand torque is all you need to lock it in place.

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Hey Rush, I got your email a few days ago and replied. I assume you got it to work because I didn't hear back, so that's good.
For anyone else with this question here's the answer:

The alignment screw is installed inside the knob with it's own threaded hole. If you put the alignment screw in too far it will be hidden inside it's own hole and the shifter won't contact it when you install the knob. This means the knob will stop in the same position every time. To fix this, just unscrew the alignment screw a bit until it's protruding into the larger hole that the shifter screws into. This will let the shifter contact the bottom of the alignment screw and lock it in position when installed. A little hand torque is all you need to lock it in place.

~Chris
I haven't had a chance to mess with it the last few days, but just went out and tried it, it worked and is now perfectly straight. I just didn't go far enough since the adjustment nut stopped, I assumed that was as far as I could go. Thanks for the explanation Chris!
 

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What kind of shift knob would you be interested in for the group buy?



Everyone, I have a custom order that was canceled. This knob is now for sale to anyone.
Retail price: $150 shipped
Forum member price: $135 shipped

It is 1.5" diameter on top and 1.35" diam on bottom, 4" tall, 4 Knurled grip bands, Bead blasted finish.
Send me a PM to purchase it

What is the weight on that titanium one posted?

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Hey guys, I'm coming out with a new item in a week. It's called the "Helios"
It's the Elite VP style but it has a Titanium base instead of the Stainless Steel base of the Elite VP.

Would anybody be interested in one? Pics below show the Elite VP with a stainless base. Image this in blued or bronze colored Titanium.



Hi Chris,

I'm interested in the Helios knob blued on the titanium and white shift pattern and ST logo on the top. What would that cost?
 

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Would you be able to do something like this: https://www.shopflossy.com/collections/shift-knobs/products/redhead-heavy-weight

I've been planning on using this company because they do custom engravings and I like the grip tape idea, but I'm a new member here and saw this thread and would rather support a forum vendor. I'm not too far from Whippany in Sussex County, NJ. I'd want the above knob with the grip tape, heavyweight material, and this design dead center on the top: http://www.vectorsland.com/imgd/l18141-galactic-empire-logo-82292.png and possibly with the ST logo on driver and passenger side of the knob, I gotta think about that one a little more. I have access to Creo 3.0 at work so I can model these up on my own, hopefully, I've never done a sphere before, and send step files of what I want if that's easier for you, assuming you have some sort of 3d modeling software. If not, I can send screen shots too.

Is this something you can do?
 

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glad it took me long enough to find this thread XD. great knobs been looking for a tall one instead of a ball for a minute now.
 

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Would you be able to do something like this: https://www.shopflossy.com/collections/shift-knobs/products/redhead-heavy-weight

I've been planning on using this company because they do custom engravings and I like the grip tape idea, but I'm a new member here and saw this thread and would rather support a forum vendor. I'm not too far from Whippany in Sussex County, NJ. I'd want the above knob with the grip tape, heavyweight material, and this design dead center on the top: http://www.vectorsland.com/imgd/l18141-galactic-empire-logo-82292.png and possibly with the ST logo on driver and passenger side of the knob, I gotta think about that one a little more. I have access to Creo 3.0 at work so I can model these up on my own, hopefully, I've never done a sphere before, and send step files of what I want if that's easier for you, assuming you have some sort of 3d modeling software. If not, I can send screen shots too.

Is this something you can do?
I would need to get a LOT of orders for a red powder coated stainless sphere in order to be able to sell it. I have to do coatings by batches in order to make them affordable. That's why I don't offer coatings yet, every knob is made individually.
 

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http://www.brz-club.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Flossy_Knob_Subaru_BRZ-7.jpg

hey man I heard lots about your shift knobs, I was wondering would there be anyway you could craft a knob like flossy?? I love this red knob with the red liftpaint style, but I heard his customer service was horrible. I would love to do business with you instead, if you cant just let me know I still want to get a shift knob from you! thanks man.
 

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http://www.brz-club.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Flossy_Knob_Subaru_BRZ-7.jpg

hey man I heard lots about your shift knobs, I was wondering would there be anyway you could craft a knob like flossy?? I love this red knob with the red liftpaint style, but I heard his customer service was horrible. I would love to do business with you instead, if you cant just let me know I still want to get a shift knob from you! thanks man.
I actually had the same exact request a few months ago. It's out of his low quantity capabilities unfortunately


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I actually had the same exact request a few months ago. It's out of his low quantity capabilities unfortunately


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http://www.brz-club.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Flossy_Knob_Subaru_BRZ-7.jpg

hey man I heard lots about your shift knobs, I was wondering would there be anyway you could craft a knob like flossy?? I love this red knob with the red liftpaint style, but I heard his customer service was horrible. I would love to do business with you instead, if you cant just let me know I still want to get a shift knob from you! thanks man.
Hey guys,
I can make a knob and have it powder coated, however it will cost you quite a bit. I do all small-run orders (usually one at a time) so it's not cost-effective to have one or two parts custom coated, but I can do it. It'll probably cost around $150 for the coating alone. Divide that in half if I get two knobs done together.




ANNOUNCEMENT: Everyone, I am still in business. However, I will be temporarily closing this vendor account in order to try out the FocusRS.org website to see if I can expand sales in that market as well. I will still be available through my website and email for questions and custom orders.

Welcome to WC Lathe Werks -- I Build Truly Unique Shift Knobs. Proudly Hand-Crafted in The USA!

Email Me: [email protected]


Thank you all for your support!
~Chris M
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