custom shift knob(s), to go with a new short shift kit. My right hand is ready
One knob that’s OEM shaped and made to match my gauges, another that’s spherical and I just asked for “red galaxy”
The holy grail of aftermarket short throw shifters! The Miataroadster short shift kit! This has been a bucketlist mod for years and I finally decided to pull the trigger. I’ve driven two cars with the kit installed.... And good god. This is NOT your ebay shift kit that gives you a new steel shaft that’s been chopped in half. This is a full kit that comes with everything need to install and rebuild/replace every single part. OEM parts are included with the kit, and the fulcrum point is adjusted properly. You want to experience a shifter that makes an S2000 gearbox feel like hot garbage? Here you go.
Unlike the above image, I ordered mine without a bend. Getting the knob closer to the wheel might have been nice, but I’m not too concerned about it. Plus, I feel like the lack of symmetry would bug me....
Also different, decided to go with gloss black for the shaft (if you’re bursting at the seams trying to hold in the dick jokes... Fine. Okay. Let it out. You know where the comment section is). Black metal has apparently become a mini interior theme.
Ordered without a taper, so the shaft is a continuous 10mm (or maybe 14mm? Idk) and meant to be completely bootless. Ordered a shaft two inches longer than stock, but the throws should still be a hair shorter than stock due to the changed fulcrum point.
3 weeks until everything is built and sent out. I don’t know if I can wait