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      04-11-2008, 08:11 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by mantis View Post
so why do people have heavier knobs?
Makes for an easier throw. Once you get weight moving, it takes more to stop it. So once you start the shift, the knob helps put it in gear. I was shocked at how much difference a weighted knob made. And a weighted knob isn't rotating mass, so it has no effect on the rest of the drivetrain.