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Saw a 2020 looks like they added leather to the gear shift. While its still the cheap plastic, the leather def. helps the look and feel.

Anybody buy one and install yet? Here's a pic


is it just plug / play?
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Curious about that and if the silver bezel around the gear selector can just replace the current plastic one.
 

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Saw a 2020 looks like they added leather to the gear shift. While its still the cheap plastic, the leather def. helps the look and feel.

Anybody buy one and install yet? Here's a pic


is it just plug / play? View attachment 95404
There’s another thread on this somewhere. Last I heard, someone had one on order, but don’t think it’s been received or installed yet.
 

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Don't think you can replace the bezel as the parking brake switch has now moved next to it.
The parking brake switch was obviously in a different place pre 2020.
You may be able to change just the gear selector and keep you existing bezel
 

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There’s another thread on this somewhere. Last I heard, someone had one on order, but don’t think it’s been received or installed yet.
Here's the other thread:
 

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“You may be able to change just the gear selector and keep you existing bezel”

Yea, works for me. Would do this in a heartbeat, esp w the alcantara model from the new GTA. The quad mode would also work as a fallback
 

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“You may be able to change just the gear selector and keep you existing bezel”

Yea, works for me. Would do this in a heartbeat, esp w the alcantara model from the new GTA. The quad mode would also work as a fallback
I am all in also on this. Luckily somebody somewhere will do this swap :)
 

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.....and if we could have some aftermarket vendor to create a new cover featuring the italian colors , that would also be nice .. Quick sketch to show the idea....

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I just posted this in another shifter thread but thought I'd share my findings: Attempted a shifter swap (2020 to 2017) and was unable to proxi the new unit... Since the proxi failed, I was actually able to swap the circuit board from the old to the new shifter to find out the shifter itself has a different internal configuration. The car sets codes for improper gear selection in the electric shift module. I think the new 2020 cars have different resistors in the shifter which are interpreted by the new internal electronics. I don't see a way around this unfortunately.
 

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I just posted this in another shifter thread but thought I'd share my findings: Attempted a shifter swap (2020 to 2017) and was unable to proxi the new unit... Since the proxi failed, I was actually able to swap the circuit board from the old to the new shifter to find out the shifter itself has a different internal configuration. The car sets codes for improper gear selection in the electric shift module. I think the new 2020 cars have different resistors in the shifter which are interpreted by the new internal electronics. I don't see a way around this unfortunately.
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I just posted this in another shifter thread but thought I'd share my findings: Attempted a shifter swap (2020 to 2017) and was unable to proxi the new unit... Since the proxi failed, I was actually able to swap the circuit board from the old to the new shifter to find out the shifter itself has a different internal configuration. The car sets codes for improper gear selection in the electric shift module. I think the new 2020 cars have different resistors in the shifter which are interpreted by the new internal electronics. I don't see a way around this unfortunately.
I remember seeing in MES an option under the Gerabox/Electronic Gearshifter module (cannot remember the exact description), there is an option to learn the replacement gear shifter lever. Did you see/do that in Witech before trying the Proxi alignment? I will have a look at MES and post the screenshot.
 

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I remember seeing in MES an option under the Gerabox/Electronic Gearshifter module (cannot remember the exact description), there is an option to learn the replacement gear shifter lever. Did you see/do that in Witech before trying the Proxi alignment? I will have a look at MES and post the screenshot.
In MES the lever learn is under the Gearbox rather than the Electronic shifter module. See attached. Not sure if this will work for the newer lever though as the instructions says lever should be in Neutral.

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.....and if we could have some aftermarket vendor to create a new cover featuring the italian colors , that would also be nice .. Quick sketch to show the idea....

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I took your approach and found that on eBay you can purchase a CF shifter bezel and a small stick-on Italian flag. Total cost $25.99 + $2.99. These items might work:

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Plus: Italy Italian Flag Metal Logo Emblem Badge Car SUV Sticker Auto Motorcycle Decor | eBay

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Together:

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I took your approach and found that on eBay you can purchase a CF shifter bezel and a small stick-on Italian flag. Total cost $25.99 + $2.99. These items might work:

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Plus: Italy Italian Flag Metal Logo Emblem Badge Car SUV Sticker Auto Motorcycle Decor | eBay

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Together:

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That Bezel is not CF. It is cheap printed ABS and not a nice look. I bought one and returned it pronto.
 
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I just posted this in another shifter thread but thought I'd share my findings: Attempted a shifter swap (2020 to 2017) and was unable to proxi the new unit... Since the proxi failed, I was actually able to swap the circuit board from the old to the new shifter to find out the shifter itself has a different internal configuration. The car sets codes for improper gear selection in the electric shift module. I think the new 2020 cars have different resistors in the shifter which are interpreted by the new internal electronics. I don't see a way around this unfortunately.

Well that's too bad. I was hoping to swap in the 2020 shifter to match the 2020 steering wheel in my 2019.

Nothing stopping the aftermarket from redoing a 2017-2019 handle with leather, though.
 
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That Bezel is not CF. It is cheap printed ABS and not a nice look. I bought one and returned it pronto.
Fair enough and thanks for the heads up. I didn’t order one so that’s good! I may get the little stick-on flag emblems and see if they look okay anywhere on the car. They are cheap enough so it won’t matter too much if there junk.
 

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In MES the lever learn is under the Gearbox rather than the Electronic shifter module. See attached. Not sure if this will work for the newer lever though as the instructions says lever should be in Neutral.

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So when I tried this it was a month ago, and thinking back through the fog, I think I mispoke about the proxi. I don't think I could actually proxi the unit(through the proxi function) and had to use a "unit replacement" function under the ESM (in WiTech). I still have the shifter but now filled with self-doubt. I will try to mess with it again. Maybe I'll try with MES. If successful, possibly re-evaulate my career choice ?‍?. Wish me luck!
 
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