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Old 07-04-2014, 02:26 PM   #1
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Default Long shot: Affordable +- 300gr shiftknob with OEM 6spd duracon looks? (EU available)

Hi guy's. I know this is the millionth shiftknob thread but this one is real specific


I've been looking for a suitable shift knob for AGES now and i'd like to see if anyone knows a brand/type that suits my needs.

Note: Availabilty in EUROPE is a BIG + because a decent shiftknob is already costly imo and paying 31% extra tax (not even including shipping) is a bit much. So What your 100-150$ shiftknob would be would end up costing me nearly 200-250$ when taxes and shipping are included

So .. I'm in the market for a Slim & tall shiftknob that weighs arround 300gram. I really like the grip/feel of the taller knob instead of a spherical knob. (puns everywhere)

Current setup:
-Kartboy SS and bushings -> yep need extra weight and leverage.
-OEM 6spd Duracon shiftknob (or my OEM knob)

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I came upon the RZO RA 65 which would fit my needs but you guessed it ... can't be found in the EU and i don't know if it will fit the reverse lockout aswell



I know all about the flossy, wc lathewerks etc etc (read above why these do not fit my needs)

So anyone have a suggestion?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 07-05-2014, 04:14 PM   #2
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Can't you buy something off ebay with no tax and free shipping?
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Old 07-06-2014, 09:24 AM   #3
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Can't you buy something off ebay with no tax and free shipping?
Have been browsing arroud alot on ebay but every time i find a suitable shift knob it's located in the US so taxes are due.

I found the RAZO through ebay but everytime located in the US or japan and i don't know if it would fit the reverse lockout.

I've even been contemplating if i can somehow weighten my stock duracon knob with a brass sleeve inside but i dont have the equipment for that. A hybrid shift knob like the one from wc lathewerks would be awesome but i simply can't justify 300$ for a shiftknob (knob incl customization,shipping,taxes)
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anyone else have an idea?

Someone mentioned Carbing high grip shift knob ... looking into it.

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Old 09-05-2014, 09:20 AM   #5
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no idea on the weight but would this work? http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-lis...&condition=new
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Old 09-05-2014, 02:07 PM   #6
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no idea on the weight but would this work? http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-lis...&condition=new
Afraid not ... the extra space arround the bottom end for the reverse lockout is too narrow.

Thx for searching though.

( btw the carbing seems to be suitable however yet again not available in the european union )
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