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PostPosted: Yesterday 11:54 pm    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

Oh, for the Rsfab shifter, it`s 3/8 from the top of my head, maybe 5/16. Regular thread pitch.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 3:10 pm    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

The RSFab shifter I have was made either in 2018 or earlier. The included knob is a pool ball that was drilled out smooth which I'm guessing was for an thread insert. Right now, I'm just looking to make something if I can get the measurement specs for the shaft thread.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:04 pm    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

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Does anyone have the thread size and type for the shifter knob?


What year?
There's m12 and m14 models. 1.5 pitch.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:45 am    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

Does anyone have the thread size and type for the shifter knob?
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:54 pm    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

This is really disappointing. He has a replacement shifter linkage that I've been wanting.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2020 10:57 am    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

minsk wrote:
i paid thru paypal and got my money back.


Just reported the same through Paypal. Let's see what happens.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 4:30 am    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

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i paid thru paypal and got my money back.


Important not to use friends and family for this option
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 18, 2020 6:27 pm    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

i paid thru paypal and got my money back.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 12, 2020 3:59 pm    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

Jmma wrote:
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I paid for the Subaru shifter parts...a year ago...and after many unanswered emails and phone calls, he’s about to personally learn what “nemesis” means.



You saw my other post, right?

You are in CA? Come by in a few weeks and help him blow out his birthday candles, I'll buy you a beer!


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:22 pm    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

Sorry about your troubles

For the record, tell your kids the 2 RSFab shifters in my Vanagons are the favorite mod I've done and that I greatly appreciate the workmanship and assistance they provided. Ferdinand and Ferry Porsche dragged his children into the factory to work at young ages too:) You could say those kids turned out ok

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:17 am    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

11BC2 wrote:
I paid for the Subaru shifter parts...a year ago...and after many unanswered emails and phone calls, he’s about to personally learn what “nemesis” means.



You saw my other post, right?

You are in CA? Come by in a few weeks and help him blow out his birthday candles, I'll buy you a beer!
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:31 am    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

Small claims. Coordinate a lawyer to haul a vendor into his/ her local court for non-performance could get old for them.

Don’t expect to get paid, that’s a whole different barrel of 🐒
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:57 am    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

Class action lawsuit, anyone? Hate to do it for a measly $70, which probably doesn’t qualify, but nobody should be actively taking money from people for items you have no intention of delivering.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:07 pm    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

I paid for the Subaru shifter parts...a year ago...and after many unanswered emails and phone calls, he’s about to personally learn what “nemesis” means.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:28 pm    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

11BC2 wrote:
Awesome!
He’s on my way to El Paso, and to quote a famous singer...”B**** better have my money.”


Hahahha!
I can't believe he still owes people money for orders he hasn't filled. Just terrible
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:24 pm    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

Awesome!
He’s on my way to El Paso, and to quote a famous singer...”B**** better have my money.”
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:12 pm    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

Cheers to that!
Not my mess anymore. I divorced him 8 years ago after I learned of his "planned baby on the way"....
Hahah, it's just too much lies.

Keep truckin',
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:35 pm    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

Likewise. It sounds like you're in the middle of a mess that's far more important than our gripes about lousy service on silly car parts. Here's hoping it gets better for you.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:54 pm    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 09, 2020 11:49 pm    Post subject: Re: What's up with RS FAB? Reply with quote

Hahahha!!! This is just so much garbage. Feel free to PM me if I can help anyone out....
Hahah, seriously, a very comical journal entry. Just not much truth to the details, at all.

Happy trails!
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"Good evening ladies and gentlemen.
First of all, I would like to thank all who support RS Fab by purchasing our products. I am posting this to get some feedback, both good & bad. I would like to give a little history lesson to those who haven't been here since the start of RS Fab, a pet project that has turned into something much more.
When I first envisioned RS Fab, I was going through a tough divorce, living in a different state, starting a new life with an old friend. Oddly enough, we were both going through a lot of the same things. I was in a position new to me. Being an avid Volkswagen fan my whole life, owning a '79 Rabbit, '05 Gti, '63 Kombi and for a brief time a '63 Type III Squareback. I had two children from my previous marriage, a baby in the future and two more from my new girlfriend. We needed more space and set out to get something a little more modern than my Splitte, and more importantly, safer. “I found a Vanagon in Austin,” I told my girlfriend. I packed some tools and parts, hopped a Greyhound, and showed up on the gentleman's porch 16 hours later and purchased it. A little parking lot mechanics, and I was on the road, drove 5 hours back to Broussard, LA. It was a whole new platform to tinker with. Throughout my whole life, my father and I worked together on my vehicles; always redesigning things and manufacturing parts to make things a little better. We had developed a new shifter which I really enjoyed, shared some photos; next thing you know, Bam! I have a company. When I started the company, I worked at an electric forklift company based out of Addison, TX, called Malin. I was a mobile mechanic working out of my home, and drove all over the upper half of Louisiana north of I-10. This lead to a lot of windshield time and time to think. During this time in my life, I had a lot of time to ponder and exercise/make my projects come to reality.
Fast track to 2017, I've moved back to Arizona and went back to my previous job at Otis Elevator. I have a large family now, less time because of work requirements. The business has grown, more than I had ever expected. Now I have found myself in an unfamiliar situation. Sales on shifters and other odds & ends has allowed the business to grow. But how much more? Over the last couple of months, I seem to be getting farther behind. I had to step back and see what was happening. This is what I found: with the demands from my new job back in Arizona, with all the new opportunites with my children as they grow... Wow, it's become difficult to continue my more than full time job, side business and a healthy family life. What do I do? How do I divvy up my time so my passion for Volkswagens doesn't take time away from the other important things? Do I slow down at RS Fab, allowing more time for my family or be more successful at my job? Do I need to put some more of my eggs into the RS Fab basket? Keep pushing hard, complete more products so that some day I have more freedom to take a couple hours off in the middle of the day to take my children to lunch during school? Do I start throwing out the idea of Subaru conversions, done to the level I can appreciate? Or do I sell my products to distributors so the can handle the feedback from & offer a better experience for the customer? The whole purpose of this post was to get some feedback from the community which started this amazing trip. I know I'm going to get some flack from the ones still waiting on linkage rod kits I promised would be out almost a year ago... or people still waiting on black knobs for shifters in which my supplier is having import issues. That is what these groups really excel at, ideas! Comment if you have any. Thank you again for your time; this has been a lengthy post.
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