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Roadster 1.5 to 2.0 console conversion?

Discussion in 'Tesla Parts for Sale' started by csummers, Sep 8, 2013.

  1. csummers

    csummers TXTriguy

    Jun 4, 2010
    Austin, TX
    I'm looking to see if there is a kit or spare parts to upgrade the 1.5 console/stick shift to 2.0/2.5 push button.
    Having the reverse gear in the 'front' has already caused me to back into concrete parking block.
  2. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

    Aug 18, 2006
    CA CA
    Never heard of a conversion kit.
    Since you want to switch to buttons I assume you simply miss-shifted based on previous car shift patterns you have known.

    The "shifter is just a switch that looks like a old sports car gear shift. The actual shaft disassembles (unscrews) in many places. You could shorten it, change/remove the shifter ball and make it more of a throw switch than a stick shift. That may help defeat your muscle memory problem.
  3. bart513

    bart513 Active Member

    Feb 27, 2013
    East Hampton
    Most people that change from a 1.5 to a 2/2.5 post how much they miss having the stick. But everyone has there preference I guess:)

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