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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by luke2702, Oct 2, 2010.

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    I had similar fitted to my VR6...cold in the winter and hot in the summer
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    Dont do it, its exacly how voorhees says, my mate has a solid aluminium one on his VW T4 and after driving his van in the winter it was like ptting you hand on a block of ice, not to mention when youve been out all day in the summer the short shifter helps tho :p

    I would suggest doing an 8P conversion if your wanting a new gear knob :)
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    The 8P one is really nice but i can't justify spending that much for a knob.

    Breezey - your Haldex tool link in your sig doesn't work btw.
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    The one in the link is sixty quid which is about the same as an 8P but it looks good and doesn't mean you have to wear welding gauntlets!
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    When i was learning CNC turning i made a fair few alu. gear nobs and ... like you say, shocking in both summer and winter. i resorted to putting a childs sock over it... kind of defeats the object !
    I would go 8P if i ever change
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    i have one its excellent!!! giong to put something on it over winter to stop me getting cold hands though, thats if i use the car

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    +1 for 8P knob - fits into the overall look of the interior nicely and you don't get frostbite in the winter.
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    Really like your steering wheel look the dogs... Where did you get it from bud??? How much?
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    LMFAO all the advice on the gearknob is ignored
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    double LMFAO
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    tripple LMFAO
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    its a TT 240 alcantara, got lucky and found it on egay
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    Back to the topic, I also have the Forge gearknob because the chrome plastic rim on my original one was chipped & wearing off. Yes, it's cold in winter, but that just encourages quicker gear changes... Come on girls, it's not that bad! Anyway, I like it so there!
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    Thanks for the advice about gear knob but think i will be changing it to a 8P one instead.

    Now lets get searching for one of those steering wheels!!!!!!!!!!
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