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PostPosted: Tue Sep 09, 2014 7:56 am    Post subject: Shifter extension thumbnut mod Reply with quote

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

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 09, 2014 8:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Much better than it was... looks like it could have been legit optional equipment now.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 09, 2014 8:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 09, 2014 9:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice, that is much cleaner than the larger single nut
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