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    Sounds awesome!

    I cant wait to see the photos. And thank you for the idea about changing to a heavier shift knob


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    I just ordered this. ModifyStreet Ball Shaped 450g Weighted Shift knob - JDM Brushed Silver

    17 bucks. I had pretty much an identical one on my 93 z28. We'll see if it's any good.

    EDIT: Works perfectly and shifts are a bit smoother. Can't beat it for 17 bucks.
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    Wanted to say thank you for the recommendation on the weighted Blox shift knob. I ordered a gun-metal colored one for my Mirage and LOVE the improvement in shifting.

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    I made a custom cueball shifter. Its definitely heavier than the stock rubber ball, and it sits higher. I'd say this, combined with a blast of WD-40 on my linkages at the trans, has made my shifts significantly smoother than they initially were.

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    Solid Al knob here too, terrible in Wisconsin weather for most of the year. Otherwise, shifts great!
    If I can't stand it for too long, I have the OEM knob in the glovebox, I just thread that on real quick.
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    The Modify Street 450g weighted shift knob was the first thing I did to our Mirage. Worth ever cent. $18 via Amazon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Subcompact Culture View Post
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    The Modify Street 450g weighted shift knob was the first thing I did to our Mirage. Worth ever cent. $18 via Amazon.
    This one?

    ModifyStreet Ball Shaped 450g Weighted Shift knob - JDM Matte Black

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    Gonna sneak this in: while looking at the different shift knobs, has anyone replaced the shift boot/skirt thing? If so a DIY would be great.

    Also, has anyone weighed the DE or ES knob? I would but I don't have a mini scale.

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    Thanks to this thread I got a weighted knob and it's great, I got this one from dewhel for 20ish$ Name:  IMG_20180811_123139.jpg
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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2017 Mirage ES 1.2 manual: 37.4 mpg (US) ... 15.9 km/L ... 6.3 L/100 km ... 44.9 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by AssassinTime14 View Post
    Thanks to this thread I got a weighted knob and it's great, I got this one from dewhel for 20ish$ Name:  IMG_20180811_123139.jpg
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Size:  73.7 KB the shifts are a lot easier and so much smoother, like butter
    Does this work for cvt knob too?



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