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Counter intuitive I know.... but i've been looking into some longer shift knobs, such as the ones used on rally cars, club cars etc. I've heard that people like them for more spirited driving, but they can be cumbersome around town and such. I'd like to know if anyone has any experience with shift knobs such as this:
http://www.racersmarket.net/index.p...n=com_virtuemart&Itemid=93&vmcchk=1&Itemid=93

I would probably get the straight 5 inch one. I have the ZHP knob now, and it is getting pretty worn down so i'm thinking of either buying another one or trying this one out for about the same price.
Any thoughts?
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Counter intuitive I know.... but i've been looking into some longer shift knobs, such as the ones used on rally cars, club cars etc. I've heard that people like them for more spirited driving, but they can be cumbersome around town and such. I'd like to know if anyone has any experience with shift knobs such as this:
http://www.racersmarket.net/index.p...n=com_virtuemart&Itemid=93&vmcchk=1&Itemid=93

I would probably get the straight 5 inch one. I have the ZHP knob now, and it is getting pretty worn down so i'm thinking of either buying another one or trying this one out for about the same price.
Any thoughts?
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:rofl: why do you want a longer one? you will just have to move your hand farther to shift thus taking longer
 

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Maybe because when you shift really fast its more difficult to get the stick into position than it would be if you were going slower.... I think :hmm:
 

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:rofl: why do you want a longer one? you will just have to move your hand farther to shift thus taking longer
Not necessary, if he has a short shifter and add that longer extension (as if he had taller shift knob) then obviously he will have a shorter throw and it will require much less force.

In addition to that 'shift knob' it is going to be closer to the steering wheel, making spirited driving more spirited? :)

OP, sounds good, if it makes sense to you then do it.

Maybe because when you shift really fast its more difficult to get the stick into position than it would be if you were going slower.... I think :hmm:
Ever saw this? : http://www.shortshifter.com/techniques2.htm
 
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