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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2019 1:30 pm    Post subject: 993 Tip Gear Shifter Reply with quote

I simply cannot bring myself to spend £170 on the oem shifter I need to replace the worn leather on mine. My local trimmer will not replace the leather as said the finish will not stick? Has anyone had the leather replaced on one of these knobs? Recommend?

Also, looking on eBay etc this 964/993 knobs are very very rare. But there are a number of 968 items - they look very similar. Would they fit? Any experience?

Thanks as always.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Erm just buy the original and enjoy your Porsche is my advice

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1996 Porsche 993 Carrera 2

PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TBH you should try going to another trimmer, this sort of work should be easy peasy for a professional trimmer.
There used to be a supplier that would sell you a replacement leather part for tips in any colour but I can't for the life of me find it now.
There is currently one for sale on eBay.
I used to find that some things for these cars were very reasonably priced, but others very expensive. I think these fall in to the later.
Good luck.
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1983 911 Carrera Targa Sport.
1981 911SC Sport.
1978 911SC.
1970 911E.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Might be able to help you out, sent a PM.
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