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    Video: Ford engineer builds haptic shift knob with 3D printer, Xbox controller

    Vehicles with manual transmissions have been equipped with shift indicators (illuminated or audible) for decades. While some are used to improve performance, most are designed to encourage more fuel-efficient driving. Regardless of the original objective, nearly all drivers become desensitized or ...

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    Video: Four-foot Dodge Viper shifter mod is a head-scratcher

    Where the outlandish reigns supreme, functionality and practicality take a back seat. That's why we admire folks who poke fun at the insanity of the automotive aftermarket. Take this particular Dodge Viper owner. Rather than swap in the latest short-throw kit, the guy bolted on a four-foot-long ...

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    Osama Bin Laden can be under your control daily, as a shift knob

    This didn't take long. American Shifter Company has created a dead Osama bin Laden shift knob. For the low price of $69.95 (on sale!), you can row your gears with the zombified head of Al Qaeda's former leader. Sure it's about as tasteless as fishnets at a funeral, but it's far from the worst ...

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    Contemporary furniture designer Thonet takes on Volvo C70 gearshift duties

    Thonet shift knobs for Volvo C70 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We'll be honest – when we heard that a European contemporary furniture designer would be creating something specifically for Volvo, our first thought was, well, IKEA. (Very funny, we know.) However, the folks at ...

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    AC Schnitzer releases LCD-equipped shift knob

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    Over a year ago we told you about the Indy-Cator, an LCD-equipped shift knob that displayed your gear selection. Now, the German tuning powerhouse AC Schnitzer has come up with its own version for BMWs and MINIs, and we're still left wondering if it has any ...

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    Could this be the most trick shift knob ever?

    var digg_url = ''; We've always been of the opinion that if it doesn't make you go faster, stick better or be safer, it's generally a waste of money. There have been exceptions, but this has to be one of the coolest.The idea is ...


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