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Old 03-31-2011, 08:48 PM   #1
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Default Suede wrapped M90 shift knob

Soooo I figured I'd give it a try. And it'd match the steering wheel too.
0.8mm thickness goat hide. (It has quite a bit of stretch which is critical)
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Patience and being able to realize you will screw it up the first try.





Now for the seam, thats the single hardest part to get right.
I'm still not 100% happy with it, but I'll leave it be.

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Old 03-31-2011, 08:54 PM   #2
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I like it. You should give me that along with your m90
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Old 03-31-2011, 09:12 PM   #3
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Old 03-31-2011, 09:40 PM   #4
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That is nice looking.
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Old 03-31-2011, 09:50 PM   #5
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professional! I like it.
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Old 03-31-2011, 10:15 PM   #6
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Thanks guys.
I might be willing to do this for people for a small fee.
Materials aren't expensive at all really.
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Old 03-31-2011, 10:24 PM   #7
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Old 03-31-2011, 10:56 PM   #8
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Good job pal
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Old 03-31-2011, 11:07 PM   #9
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Old 03-31-2011, 11:10 PM   #10
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It blows... so I will send you money to ship it to me and get it off your hands. Beware the Poi... He didn't say no homo.
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Old 03-31-2011, 11:13 PM   #11
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These pipes


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Old 03-31-2011, 11:20 PM   #12
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looks good, gonna have to do that to the m56.
where did you get the suede?
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Old 03-31-2011, 11:21 PM   #13
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Old 03-31-2011, 11:29 PM   #14
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did you do anything to the knob itself to prep it? i want to do this to my car's shifter..
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Old 03-31-2011, 11:33 PM   #15
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did you do anything to the knob itself to prep it? i want to do this to my car's shifter..
Degrease, nothing fancy.
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Old 04-01-2011, 07:23 PM   #16
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Would suit my Toora steeringwheel nicely
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Old 04-01-2011, 07:24 PM   #17
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Pure sex. I want one. I'll have an M90 soon that I could use this on, too.

Seriously, how much for one? Shoot me a PM.
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Old 04-02-2011, 01:12 AM   #18
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Degrease, nothing fancy.
10-4. i want to do my mustang's shifter.. maybe i can mail it to you for you to wrap it..or try to.....
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Old 04-02-2011, 04:34 PM   #19
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Why not take the original cover off the knob and sew it as it was made originally? That'll last better.
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Old 04-02-2011, 06:01 PM   #20
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Ahw that's sweet!
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Old 04-02-2011, 06:10 PM   #21
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Why not take the original cover off the knob and sew it as it was made originally? That'll last better.
If its like my M56 knob it wasn't really stitched, just molded plastic
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Old 04-03-2011, 12:34 AM   #22
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If its like my M56 knob it wasn't really stitched, just molded plastic
This.
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Old 04-03-2011, 01:53 PM   #23
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I would like one ! Want me to ship a knob? or can you get an 850/m56 one for cheap in the US of A?

And last question, how much approx. will it cost ?
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Old 04-03-2011, 02:14 PM   #24
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Great work as usual.
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Old 04-03-2011, 11:35 PM   #25
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is that how you would do a dash too? Same technique?
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