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View Poll Results: Whats your Favorite Shift Knob
Active AutoWerke 4 1.76%
ZHP 104 45.81%
BMW Performance 38 16.74%
OEM (Stock) 81 35.68%
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      10-22-2012, 11:01 PM   #111
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If anyone is looking for the new performance knob, I am selling one in the interior for sale section. Boot is already safely removed.
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      10-23-2012, 05:11 PM   #112
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What problems have you all experianced switching from the OEM shifter/knob to short shifters and adding different knobs, lighted or not?

I'd like to switch to a short shifter too.

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      11-25-2012, 09:23 PM   #113
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Does anyone know if a dealer will install the either the aluminum or carbon performance knob for you??

It seems like DIY thing only, judging by the thread???
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      11-25-2012, 09:39 PM   #114
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Does anyone know if a dealer will install the either the aluminum or carbon performance knob for you??

It seems like DIY thing only, judging by the thread???
I suppose they would but its pretty straightforward.
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      07-03-2017, 10:51 PM   #115
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Switch from OEM to ZHP shift knob

finally had switch out to ZHP shift knob, feels really smooth and crisp with the weight on it. It feels shorter with the help of lower height. Eventhough it does not illuminate like my oem shift knob, its well worth the upgrade. Will definitely keep it.
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      07-05-2017, 09:34 AM   #116
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The F8X shift knob and boot is perfection in the E92
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      07-08-2017, 04:02 PM   #117
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ZHP shift knob and the ultimate clutch pedal. That combo changes the feel of the car and leads to quicker shifts.
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      07-08-2017, 04:23 PM   #118
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The F8X shift knob and boot is perfection in the E92
Pics? Is it a direct swap - no mods?
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      07-08-2017, 06:23 PM   #119
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ZHP shift knob and the ultimate clutch pedal. That combo changes the feel of the car and leads to quicker shifts.
Which pedal is that?
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      07-08-2017, 11:34 PM   #120
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I have a Momo half aluminium half leather knob that came with the car. I wanted to change it to something heavier, but this is already a bit heavier than the ZCP knob and temps do not affect it much.
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      07-09-2017, 01:59 PM   #121
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Which pedal is that?
It is the Ultimate Clutch Pedal(UCP) sold by EAS and a few others. Check it out
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It is the Ultimate Clutch Pedal(UCP) sold by EAS and a few others. Check it out
Oh ok that's the name haha. I'll check it out thanks
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      07-09-2017, 02:01 PM   #123
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Whalen shift machine. Heavy weight with BMW clip in mount.

Uuc short shifter
Uuc rod
Solid bushings
Tranny mounts
Ultimate clutch pedal.

No shift boot in pic to show length of the shifter. It sits low with the knob. I have a regular M boot on it now.
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      07-09-2017, 06:10 PM   #124
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Whalen shift machine. Heavy weight with BMW clip in mount.

Uuc short shifter
Uuc rod
Solid bushings
Tranny mounts
Ultimate clutch pedal.

No shift boot in pic to show length of the shifter. It sits low with the knob. I have a regular M boot on it now.
Does the heavier weight knob make a huge difference? I have the zcp knob and it helps bit I think it's a little light. I was considering going to one of the 600g weight knobs..Thoughts?

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      07-10-2017, 11:07 AM   #125
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Does the heavier weight knob make a huge difference? I have the zcp knob and it helps bit I think it's a little light. I was considering going to one of the 600g weight knobs..Thoughts?
It makes a huge difference, I use A heavy solid storm motorwerks knob and love it. Took alot of the notchy feel out and made shifting smoother.

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      07-10-2017, 11:18 AM   #126
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I vote OEM because I don't like how short the others are.
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      07-10-2017, 12:28 PM   #127
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It makes a huge difference, I use A heavy solid storm motorwerks knob and love it. Took alot of the notchy feel out and made shifting smoother.

Ok cool thanks
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      07-10-2017, 04:18 PM   #128
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Whalen shift machine. Heavy weight with BMW clip in mount.

Uuc short shifter
Uuc rod
Solid bushings
Tranny mounts
Ultimate clutch pedal.

No shift boot in pic to show length of the shifter. It sits low with the knob. I have a regular M boot on it now.
I remember them from my MINI days. Is that a polished ss knob or the black cue ball one?
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      07-12-2017, 10:50 PM   #129
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Whalen shift machine. Heavy weight with BMW clip in mount.

Uuc short shifter
Uuc rod
Solid bushings
Tranny mounts
Ultimate clutch pedal.

No shift boot in pic to show length of the shifter. It sits low with the knob. I have a regular M boot on it now.
Does the heavier weight knob make a huge difference? I have the zcp knob and it helps bit I think it's a little light. I was considering going to one of the 600g weight knobs..Thoughts?
Weight helps ALOT
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Weight helps ALOT
Where would I find a high quality shift knob so heavy that also looked OEM. I would love to have the roundel or the //M engraved or some such thing. Any websites come to mind? Anybody?
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Weight helps ALOT
Where would I find a high quality shift knob so heavy that also looked OEM. I would love to have the roundel or the //M engraved or some such thing. Any websites come to mind? Anybody?
Whalen might have something printed.
Something heavy usually has to come with size.
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      07-25-2017, 03:07 PM   #132
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of course the logo is blocking my shift knob haha =/
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