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Fredrok Tue Sep 09, 2014 7:56 am

Yes, thumbnut, not numbnut....

Picked up this shifter extension for my wife so she wouldn't have to keep bending over to shift. (maybe "reaching" is a better term here) Went back and forth about whether to really use it or not but when I finally got around to throwing it on, I really didn't like the "after thought" look that it had. It also came with only 1 nut which is fine if everything lined up but frankly even though it was pretty functional and more comfortable to shift, it looked crappy imo.

Since I really preferred that it just appear as part of the shifter and less obvious I figured I'd share the route I came up with.

Purchased smaller thumbnuts off of Amazon as the only 10mm ones I could find had a large OD. Drilled/tapped, scuffed extension and painted all to match. I think it looks much better.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00A9NH2CM/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1










easy e Tue Sep 09, 2014 8:10 am

Much better than it was... looks like it could have been legit optional equipment now.
Cheers,
E

Fredrok Tue Sep 09, 2014 8:54 am

Thank you Easy, that is exactly what I was going for.

Cheers

EverettB Tue Sep 09, 2014 9:11 am

Nice, that is much cleaner than the larger single nut



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