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Old 02-01-2020, 07:47 PM   #1
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Default Mercedes-Benz Shift Knob

Bought this used Mercedes Shift Knob for $19 on eBay, thought it would be a nice OEM replacement for my surprisingly worn Sprinter knob despite it only having 100k. Fit and finish is very similar to the stock knob, a smidge smaller but features black leather and a black plastic locking ring instead of gray and a glossy Benz logo instead of the SPRINTER logo.

Keeping the Freightliner badge on the steering wheel airbag unless I can find a Mercedes airbag cover for the right price, so this makes for a nice addition.

To install you just twist the plastic locking ring located on the bottom of the stock shift knob until it seperates from the knob itself. Comes right off and you can do it all in reverse to install this one. Shouldn't take more than a minute but of course it takes some fiddling like any small job does.


The shift knob came off a C320 E320 W203 W202 or W208 AMG 95-02 according to the eBay listing.

See attached for pictures. Previous owner drilled those holes in my center console, going to be replacing that

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Old 02-02-2020, 04:44 AM   #2
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Looks nice. Do you have a part number?
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I pulled my stock one off years ago and jb welded a scull on.
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Looks nice. Do you have a part number?


No but there's one for sale here: https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?m...2F274188126175
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I pulled my stock one off years ago and jb welded a skull on.
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It looks like the one that came off an ML320! As for replacing the Freightliner logo on the steering wheel, someone in the Facebook group was kind enough to share a badge that's a perfect fit: https://scontent.ftpa1-1.fna.fbcdn.n...ff&oe=5EBC8C5A

https://www.ebay.com/itm/16356848662...heYE1XM-3pJdKw

From OP in the group: "I had to use a 3m adhesive spray last night coz it wasn't sticking that good.. I will check again today when its all dry. Other than that, fits perfect after removing the Dodge metal badge that was there.. I had to pry it out with a pocket knife."

Recommended you remove battery negative before you try and pry the old logo out, just in case.
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It looks like the one that came off an ML320! As for replacing the Freightliner logo on the steering wheel, someone in the Facebook group was kind enough to share a badge that's a perfect fit: https://scontent.ftpa1-1.fna.fbcdn.n...ff&oe=5EBC8C5A

https://www.ebay.com/itm/16356848662...heYE1XM-3pJdKw

From OP in the group: "I had to use a 3m adhesive spray last night coz it wasn't sticking that good.. I will check again today when its all dry. Other than that, fits perfect after removing the Dodge metal badge that was there.. I had to pry it out with a pocket knife."

Recommended you remove battery negative before you try and pry the old logo out, just in case.


I saw that post on FB, Personally I don't believe that looks quite right. Mercedes has never used a full color logo for the steering wheel, just the chrome star. For cheap, it's not a bad solution but imo it doesn't look OEM at all. Finding a used Mercedes airbag cover for cheap is ideal
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Very nice, old glass door knobs fit beautifully as well : )
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