I like it because a lot of the time I shift with my hand on the right side of the knob. This looks like it would be fairly comfortable for that style but still usable and comfortable if you put your hand on top. I am leaning towards this one instead of the chrome handle type because those are hard to use from the top. But does any one have any better suggestions? As you can see my car is red and I have the beige interior, if that is a consideration. Also this would be a christmas present... so I would not be paying $70 for this....
the ball type ones are comfy, i have one sort of like that in my car, but my hand is usually on the top of the shifter, so the original style ones are just a comfy to me...it just depends on how you like the looks i think. there isn't too much difference in the feel unless you spend all your time gripping the shifter like your one eyed monster.
just my 2 cents
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Basically I want one because I don't like the light cheap feel of the stock ones and as I said I like to shift on the side especially for upshifting. The shifters in the ebay auction are the same as stock so I see no reason to go for those.
The ball ones are probably the best for the feel of shifting; i have not used one but i know it would be more comfrtable on my hands. I don't like how the oem style ones fit my hand (i have really large hands). But the oem/m-tech ones do look better to me.
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