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#121 trikidy

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 06:36 PM

by pulling them off?

 

 

hehe knobs and holes.. :P



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Posted 13 June 2013 - 06:49 PM

Tsk

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 06:59 PM

So you want me to pull one of the things off and measure it yeah? Don't wana break it!



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Posted 13 June 2013 - 07:33 PM

Don't remove anything.
Just a measurement across the inner radius is enough.

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 07:43 PM

The inner circle across looks to be 350mm- very hard to measure!



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Posted 13 June 2013 - 08:18 PM

No problem, I'll get my tape out later.

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 11:47 PM

The measurement I need is this dimension-

 

 

The replacement dials for a Focus measure 30mm.



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Posted 14 June 2013 - 12:09 AM

yeah I will check tomorrow, but that measurement seems to be between 350-400mm



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Posted 15 June 2013 - 07:08 PM

Just measured a set i had laying around in the shed.

Circle diameter is 34 mm.

Also see the pictures for the rest of the looks "behind the scenes" so to speak ;)

I would also like a set in my Fusion (same controls as a Fiesta) but the middle knob won't fit without some homemade modifications. Is a 6 mm steel pin with 1 flat side so completely different from the outer 2.

The outer 2 are, as far as i can see from the pictures, the same as a Focus although i think they the ones in the Focus are somehow different in the way they are held on.

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Posted 16 June 2013 - 09:12 AM

Oh yeah, I meant 35mm not 350mm



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Posted 16 June 2013 - 10:32 AM

That's what i thought ;) but i thought pictures speak louder than words :rolleyes:

 

I tried to pull one knob out, didn't work. I think the only way to get them out is to stick 3 thin knifes or something like that between the 3 white fingers, spreading them gently, and then pull it out.

And the only way to get the replacement knobs to stick would be to make a groove in the new knob with a Dremel or to grind the 3 white fingers a bit so they still grip a little. The first option would be the best i think.

And the middle knob would be somewhat more difficult, sawing off the back of the original knob, grinding it down so it will fit into the new knob and glue it with epoxy or something like that. The only thing to look out for is to place it correctly so the knob is placed correctly.

 

Shame they don't have ready made for Fiesta/Fusion.



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Posted 24 June 2013 - 04:50 PM

Because i didn't want to hijack this topic even further with Fiesta/Fusion talk i put the other pics i took in my own topic.

 

On topic, if someone wants even more color in his focus, found these will searching Ebay for Fiesta/Fusion knobs.

http://www.ebay.com/...8e23a54&vxp=mtr

http://www.ebay.com/...8e240f1&vxp=mtr



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Posted 30 September 2014 - 08:59 PM

Bit of a bump.

 

Have found the heater knobs in gun metal.

 

http://www.ebay.co.u...=item3395dbf693

 

I've ordered a set. Will report back when I have them. :)



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Posted 23 October 2014 - 08:40 AM

Any idea where I could get hold of these now? I really like them! 



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Posted 23 October 2014 - 06:01 PM

Any idea where I could get hold of these now? I really like them! 

Herr they are:

http://www.ebay.co.u...557552787&rt=nc

Or get them for less on aliexpress straight from the swet shop,

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