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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You have inspired me to check, and my Function First shifter arrived in the UK yesterday, should be here shortly - doubtless with a customs fee to pay.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Plates have arrived - very impressed with the quality, speed of delivery etc.

They've done both at 17", which I hadn't expected - I'd only asked for the front to be short.

That said, it makes sense to have both the same size, I'll have to stick it on to see how it looks.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Im liking the gear knob , ive been looking at these , whats the quality like Smile
 
  
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looking at it through the plastic bag, very high - really quite impressed.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Looking at it through the plastic bag, very high - really quite impressed.


i can see this has moved up on my shopping list now Grin
 
  
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Saw the car today when i handed the shifter over, front bumper off, spoiler off, bonnet rubbed back - looked a bit forlorn, like a car in a breakers advert.

Paint will be done by next week, then it's the handbrake, shifter boot and fixing the roof. Hopefully I can collect it next weekend.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Thumb Time to pull the trigger on my order!

Did you buy direct or on eBay?
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Direct from Function First.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Did you get badly stung by customs?
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No - i got off lightly I think, £19.06 charge to pay when I picked the package up from the sorting office.

Function First marked the package value as $50, which I suspect helped!

Note: I didn't ask them to do that.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Hopefully I can collect it next weekend.



I admire your optimism. Grin
Fingers crossed though.

Shifter looks good. I can't decide whether to add it to my shopping list for over winter or not.
I've never once thought "That's in a weird position" about the factory one and it's definitely a mod that can't be passed off as a factory option.
Yellow gate pattern is cool though. Cool

Interesting mod. I await your report on it once it's in use. Thumb
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 5:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I did turn this one over and over in my mind before going ahead- as you say, it’s definitely not factory. Ultimately it’s easy to revert to stock if I don’t like it- and it’s a nod to the older cars.

I’ll make a full report when I get the car back.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 6:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

'Ultimately it’s easy to revert to stock if I don’t like it'


Perhaps I'll wait as I'm going for the same spec Thumb Grin
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 6:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hah! I’ll give you first refusal if I don’t like it.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Hah! I’ll give you first refusal if I don’t like it.


Thanks Thumb
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dammit wrote:
Plates have arrived - very impressed with the quality, speed of delivery etc.

They've done both at 17", which I hadn't expected - I'd only asked for the front to be short.

That said, it makes sense to have both the same size, I'll have to stick it on to see how it looks.



Where did you get the 17" plates from? Where they custom made?
 
  
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Platesforcars.co.uk made them up for me, good bunch to deal with.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Anyone else tried this? I love this idea. This the extended version?
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