I love my Lancer Evo/Ralliart shift knobs. Something about the shape makes for the world’s best fidget spinner. Unfortunately, they’re solid aluminum, which means they’re awful in the Exocet. So I decided on a whim to pick up a silicone kit on Amazon last night and make a mold. My mold box SUCKED. I’ve bought some LEGO blocks for next time so I don’t waste as much silicone and don’t need to use whatever cardboard is around.
It leaked. Boo.
The plastic tube that I used to extend the end of the shifter melted a bit either from the chemical reaction of the cure or the extra heat I was adding with a space heater.
Fortunately, it came out fine.
Looks like a sex toy, I assure you it’s a shift knob.
I filled it with black tinted resin for a test. Should be cured by this time tomorrow.