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      08-09-2011, 12:29 AM   #1
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Replacement Shift Boot/Gear Knob

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I need to either find a Genuine OEM illuminated Gear Knob with leather gaiter attached to it (like the stockie) or a new shift boot that will clip into the console and a different illuminated gear knob, anybody have some suggestions?

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      08-09-2011, 12:41 AM   #2
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You can probably source it from the US, it should be the same for LHD and RHD.

there's a few websites, the first one that comes to mind is ecstuning.com, then there's pelican parts, turner motorsport...try them!
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      08-09-2011, 04:06 AM   #3
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      08-09-2011, 04:59 PM   #4
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LHD and RHD are different mate, best bet is bm mini parts
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is it? I've never driven a manual LHD car before but I presume that the gear pattern is the same...ergo the knob and boot should be the same no?
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The boot's a slightly different shape, at least it was on the 335i....learnt this the hard way
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That makes sense actually!
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      08-27-2011, 02:53 AM   #8
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Really keen on ZHP knob. I am no good at DIY though. Wish someone in Adelaide could do it for me.
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It should be a piece of cake. The old one should pull off and I'm guessing there's wire harness to unclip for the illumination. You'll just need to get a RHD one, as the centre console and boots are reverse shapes in LHD.

It'd be easier to just order one from Andrew @ SBM and know you're getting the right one and some install tips over the phone
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