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  1. 147 Wood steering wheel and gear knob

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    First time post but long time user. Impressed with the level of peoples knowledge. Any way, I have now completed my steering wheel and gear knob swap and now have available for sale the limited edition? wood steering wheel and matching gear knob. I dont have enough posts to post in the...
  2. Wooden gear knob from 156 on the GT?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, I'm having a beautiful Alfa Romeo GT Rosso, with a terrible gear knob... srsly, it looks like someone chew it and spit it oout... I was looking into options to get it replaced, but couldn't find anything that would fit it, other than the original (silver) knob which I don't want to...
  3. 156 Project: Gear Knob Recover

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, I'm in the process of attempting to recover my leather 6 Speed gearknob for my car. Just wondering if anyone is interested as I can share the attempt with the rest of the community. Even if there is no interest I will try to update this anyway... And before anyone asks. I have done a...
  4. Gear knob alternatives?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Just into my first week of Alfa ownership (whoop) and starting to work through the little issues om my 2011 1.4 MA. First thing is that the plastic metal effect coating on the gear knob is starting to peel off in places, which isn't a nice feel when shifting. I replaced the top cap fine, but I...
  5. Gear knob peeling

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all The paint is chipping/peeling from the front of my gear knob and the sharp edge has actually cut me. It the bottom edge of the top sphere. When looking for my car I noticed lots of used Giuliettas with the paint worn off the gear knob and also the steering wheel spokes trim, revealing...
  6. Ooh er, how girthy is your knob (gearknob...)

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My Brera came with a non-standard gearknob which while inoffensive I would ideally have the standard one. Prices for the proper one were a bit much for a little ‘nice to have’ but saw a replica on eBay. It’s arrived but it seems very small! Is anyone able to measure the girth of their knob...
  7. 155 gear knob with reverse lock

    Alfa 155
    Hey guys :rotate: I started searching for a gear knob for my 155 v6 but cant find one with reverse lock system :( Sparco/momo etc. only sell gear knobs without reverse lock.Any suggestions ? Have a nice day :)
  8. Retrofitted carbon fibre gear knob surround

    Alfa Giulia
    I have my eye on a used Giulia Veloce. The spec is everything I want however, I really (really) like the carbon fibre plate surrounding the gear knob, which is usually fitted on a QF and Veloce TI. Does anyone know if this can be retrofitted, and if so, is it a relatively easy job and if so...
  9. Polishing your knob.....

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    What?........ what? - my gear knob inset (6 speed) looks pretty scratched and manky, it come off easily......so is there a good way to polish it, I tried wire wool but that's not done anything thanks
  10. 156 GTA SELESPEED gear knob spinning

    Alfa GTA
    Hi guys, I own a 156 GTA with selespeed, the upper half of the gear knob is loosen and keep spinning around. I tried turning clockwise and anticlockwise, nothing changed at all. Did anyone encounter this problem? ? thanks
  11. GTV Gear Knob Ideas!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all! I'm looking to replace my GTV's original leather 5 speed gear knob with something with a bit more weight and that's a little more slick. I've tried shopping around for official Alfa replacements but didn't really find one to my liking, so I'm wondering what everyone else is using in...
  12. 156 Lift Reverse Gear Knob

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Has anyone got any recommendations for a gear knob that will fit the 6 speed 156 with lift reverse. I could really do without spending mega money on an OEM one, my last V6 was fitted with a Momo Race Air leather/aluminium gear knob, bit these are going for £80+ now. Halfords do one for around...
  13. Help identify old gear skift knob

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I bought this knob at a antiques store (in Iran). Anyone who has any input regarding it’s origin and history?
  14. Gear knob, Gaiter and luggage net

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi all I have a few bits left over from the mito. Bits i didnt get around to fitting Gear knob and gaiter - the nicest OEM gear knob in my opinion https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/173850368749?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649 Boot Storage net...
  15. Giulietta loose gear knob

    Alfa Giulietta
    The gear knob on my GQV moves a little from side-to-side when you change gear - i.e. not the linkage but the actual knob feels a little loose if you twist it. Is there a fix for this?
  16. Help, Gear knob replacement

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, newbie here, can anyone please let me know how to replace the gear stick knob? Just bought a 2011 Mito and the knob has some sharp edges so figured I’d just change it. No idea how to take it off though... help please
  17. Wobbly knob!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Is there a way to fix a wobbly gear knob on an Alfa 147 1.6 TS? There is alot of play in the gear stick when in neutral or in any gear (I can upload a video if that helps) It shifts smoothly into all gears (apart from reverse - see my other thread I've just created) As far as I'm...
  18. Gear Knob

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi I have noticed members talking about the overpriced cost of OEM gear knobs I am in the process of changing mine as the coating is peeling and giving me grief changing gear , after trolling about for weeks on the net and getting prices of £78 to £100 I was going to give up, by luck I had a...
  19. What is the technique for removal of gear knob?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    6 speed box and want to fit new knob but no matter how much twisting turning and pulling it will not shift...any ideas?
  20. 6 speed Gear knob.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    As I removed the cap from my gear knob to tighten the fixing bolt the cap broke a leg (previously glued by previous owner). Now I can get a pattern knob complete with cap from China for about £11 or a new cap on it's own for about £12! (Cheaper to buy the Chinese one and switch the cap over to...
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