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I experienced a disturbing event on Saturday:

I stopped at a stoplight near my home. The light turned green and I shifted into what I THOUGHT was first gear, but was actually REVERSE! :eek:

I did not lift up the collar on the shift lever, but it allowed me to get reverse anyway!

I must have noticed that it felt different because I figured it out before ramming the car waiting behind me; but, not before FRIGHTENING them! :facepalm

I'm going to have my shifter and linkage checked out soon.
 

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Did you change out your shift knob?
I had a problem with the collar sticking after I changed to the metal Exige knob.
A little lithium grease was the trick and I have had no more problems.
 

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Ive driven the lotus 6 speed for so long, Im sure when I drive a regular 5 speed car, I will go from 5th to reverse on the highway....
 

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Did you change out your shift knob?
I had a problem with the collar sticking after I changed to the metal Exige knob.
A little lithium grease was the trick and I have had no more problems.
Nope. It is stock.
 
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