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Re: Blimmin gear knob came off in my hand (archive)

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Posted by Gary on April 10, 2000 at 21:43:58:

In Reply to: Re: Blimmin gear knob came off in my hand posted by Eric on April 10, 2000 at 20:33:28:

: : Anyone else experienced this? The gear knob and leather surround that clips in to the center console came off in my hand today. I had to use the metal bar to change gear until I found somewhere to park up. Its back on now but feels a bit dodgy - I have to make sure I press down every gear change.

: :
: : What to do? It doesn`t look like its been glued on but there is no way its gonna stay on like it is now. How does it fit on? There is just a slot in the end of the metal bar that the gearknob pushs down on to.

: : Bit embarrassing - I was taking a work colleague on a trip to an off-site meeting. An afternoon off-road driving in little buggies!!!! Grreat fun

: I had the same problem, my solution- bought a momo shift nob. I also bought a new boot from BMW. came made for a 325, but fits our cars too, cost about $16. way better than the leather one for the M3=$50(correct me if I'm wrong on that price)
: Eric
: 88M3
Thanks, the same thing happened to me but the knob stayed on the leather. Eric thanks for the $ smart solution.
Gary



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