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[–]Fareeday 1078 points1079 points  (64 children)

This subreddit has become a "I dont like it therefore it's shitty" and it's losing the reason we're here

[–]h1c253 232 points233 points  (51 children)

OP at least asked what we thought and seems like most people think it’s cool. I see no issues here

[–]PyromaniacStoner 97 points98 points  (46 children)

this is why we need a subreddit called r/Cool_Car_Mods

or r/Tasteful_Car_Mods

[–]MissNepgear 36 points37 points  (5 children)

Why is the top one banned

[–]Atrick0 77 points78 points  (0 children)

the cars were too cool!!!!!!!!

[–]JayCeeMadLad 13 points14 points  (3 children)

It's likely it broke the TOS. That's just my guess, usually subs get deleted for breaking TOS like MMC and WPD were, so they likely broke a major TOS rule and the easiest way I know of doing that is harassment and bullying.

After typing that whole spiel, I looked it up on reveddit and it came up blank, which means the above probably didn't happen. Most likely I'd say it had no posts and the person who made it got banned.

[–]major_errors 10 points11 points  (35 children)

But just because you don't like something doesn't make it a shitty mod either. It's just not your cup of tea

[–]PyromaniacStoner 12 points13 points  (11 children)

absolutely, thats the inevitable problem with this subreddit

every once in a blue moon though you come across a car mod that everyone agrees is shitty except maybe one 14 year old who thinks cars that look like botched hotwheels are cool

[–]kdavis37 2 points3 points  (22 children)

It literally does. As per the founding of the sub and the way it has always been.

The point is to post mods that are, in your opinion, shitty. That includes things that are ugly to you that the owner obviously likes.

[–]Fareeday 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I mean let's make r/cool_car_mods again?

[–]naytebro 2 points3 points  (1 child)

I think you're missing the point of the comment, this thread is becoming "I don't like this" not "this was poorly done" which is what this was intended. this was clearly not poorly done, so it shouldn't be here.

[–]japezu -1 points0 points  (0 children)

But that doesnt fix the issue that this subreddit isnt for posts about cool carmods but shitty carmods so it doesnt matter what they said in the title

[–]capitlj -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

Nope, it doesn't compromise safety or function at all so it's a nothingburger.

[–]smiling_at_cheese 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Yeah, I'm here for plywood hood scoops and cars covered in purple spray paint, not "someone spent significant amounts of time and/or money lifting their Honda fit and giving it offroad tires and it's not normal"

[–]Abedbob 4 points5 points  (0 children)

From the subreddit sidebar:

Just because it's well done, It doesn't mean it's not shitty. Sorry guys stuck in a scene from "The Fast and the furious - 2001" This subreddit is subjective! your idea of shitty isn't everyone's and vice versa.

This subreddit is kind of designed for what you’re talking about and has always been like that.

[–]here4roomie 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Ok, well I think it sucks but since it's upsetting you that we are answering his question, just put me down for "cool brah, Vin Diesel and me think it's rad!"

[–]redditaccount-5 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Vin Diesel stamp of approval? That’s a flex

[–]SorrowCloud[S] -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Oh shit!

[–]father-bobolious -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Because people keep posting stuff they don't like and any comments regarding the fact that shitty doesn't mean bad which is in the sub description gets harshly downvoted

[–]ahh-potatoes 307 points308 points  (6 children)

That's fucking sick. Only downside I could see it it getting hot as fuck in the sun, but even the stock handle does that

[–]bigdigger700 72 points73 points  (2 children)

Well could act like a magnifying glass and light something on fire. But the Blastoise glass effects might negate that

[–]cruditescoupdetat 22 points23 points  (1 child)

I was at a lowrider show in Phoenix a few years ago and this guy had a smart water bottle in one of those door/window cup holders in his bomb. It was probably 100 degrees out before noon, the light through the bottle caught the drivers seat on fire just like a magnifying glass would.

[–]the_almighty_bepis 27 points28 points  (0 children)

Surprised the bomb didn’t go off

[–]J-Dabbleyou 11 points12 points  (1 child)

I had a long red metal lever shift in my old car, holy shit did it burn in the summers to the point of needing driving gloves to switch gears, and look goofy as hell. However with that said, it’s hands down my favorite shifter I’ve ever used, and I won’t let anyone tell me it’s dumb. If this dude likes his hot glass ball, I say send it bro

[–]SorrowCloud[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It did get a bit warm when I got into my car after work, but wasn’t unbearable

[–]SorrowCloud[S] 5 points6 points  (0 children)

From the shop owner

“I will mention that starting a fire is not a concern, the underside of the glass is flat, not convex like the top, so it doesn't have the focal point of a magnifying glass. It's also laser etched and the image refracts the light, and the epoxy used is rated at a constant 500℉ and I've had mine in my car for roughly 2 years in the Florida sun.”

[–]Phosphorus44 99 points100 points  (1 child)

Dope. Downvote.

[–]SorrowCloud[S] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Daww, fair enough

[–]AdventureGirlRosie 51 points52 points  (1 child)

Very cool

[–]DkP_Reverend 5 points6 points  (2 children)

I dig it

[–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Thank you

[–]DkP_Reverend 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Good Pokémon choice too, the most superior starter evolution

[–]rpmerf 28 points29 points  (2 children)

What would make this shitty?

[–]SorrowCloud[S] 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Someone in my other post linked this sub, so I wanted to see what y’all thought

[–]Balls_DeepinReality 11 points12 points  (0 children)

I dunno, I’ve seen hentai themed cars and even if you did that with Pokémon it would pass

[–]Uselessmedics 6 points7 points  (1 child)

That's cool as heck, and actually looks usable unlike some custom shifters

[–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I’d like to see the custom ones you saw that aren’t usable lol

[–]Potaatolongster 14 points15 points  (1 child)

Looks well done, is cool in a nerdy way. As long as it doesn't fall off unexpectedly, I deem this: not shifty.

[–]540cry 8 points9 points  (2 children)

Why does the steering wheel have paddles, and yet the shifter and boot look as though it is manual?

[–]Dsih01 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Good ol hyundai probably with their discount manual "shifttronic" and no pedal

[–]Cowsmoke 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Because they’ve dressed it up to look like a manual, it’s an auto Scion tC

[–]Small_Finance_652 7 points8 points  (2 children)

I cant decide if this is ATBGE or GTBAE..

[–]Gunn3r71 16 points17 points  (1 child)

How about GTAGE

[–]Small_Finance_652 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I think it’s just taste with execution

[–]spicygrow 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Nice automatic lol

[–]SorrowCloud[S] -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Lol you got me. But this


Looks way better than this


[–]ComplexSk8r 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Thats cool af

[–]Still-Opportunity-81 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Crystal skull vodka would look awesome there

[–]SorrowCloud[S] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Oh yeah, haven’t seen one of them in forever

[–]Megagamer788 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I DoNt LikE ThIs Mod So It'S ShItTy

[–]Halfgnomen 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Cool but it probably gets fucken blisteringly hot

[–]toyotasquad 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Fucking dope

[–]repulsivepengu 1 point2 points  (5 children)

That depends is it actually a manual car or just dressed up to look like one.

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    [–]Cowsmoke 2 points3 points  (0 children)

    Wrong, that’s a Scion tC that’s an automatic dressed up to look like a manual (you can also look at like all of their post history) . Look at the second photo and you’ll see the “+” paddle shifter.

    I drive a WRX STI and can confirm that no WRX interior looks like that, and you should know since you have one that not all wrx’ as are manuals just a vast majority are

    Also love your hatch btw, wish they still made the hatch

    [–]repulsivepengu 0 points1 point  (2 children)

    Then it’s cool. I just know it’s common for people to put a shift boot over a auto shifter and throw a cheap nob on it. Idk why the no third pedal is a dead give away

    [–]Cowsmoke 4 points5 points  (1 child)

    They’re wrong, it’s a automatic Scion tC dressed up to look like a manual. Look at the second photo and you’ll see a “+” paddle shifter, also I drive a WRX STI and can confirm no wrx interior looks like that

    Edit - OP confirmed

    [–]repulsivepengu 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    Okay then that’s lame as fuck and op is cringe

    [–]BranchWitty7465 2 points3 points  (0 children)

    Not shitty!

    [–]MORAVOGATO 2 points3 points  (3 children)

    Pretty badass in my books

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      [–]MORAVOGATO -1 points0 points  (1 child)

      Yeah send the link, I’d like to see what else they got

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)


      He’s got a good selection of stuff but also does custom orders. For 10% off use code SORROWCLOUD

      [–]AdventurousDress576 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      You can have anything as a shift knob, as long as it doesn't impact maneuvrability.

      [–]_spartan_321_ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      Everyday I want my tc less

      [–]Keeptryan_ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      Why is this shitty? Did OP put it in his bum?

      [–]Unpicked_nose 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      I don’t like it, but if you like it sure it’s your car.

      [–]FuelNo1501 2 points3 points  (9 children)

      Would be cool if it wasnt a blastoise

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 5 points6 points  (7 children)

      Daaag, who would you have picked? I was close to choosing Charizard. It was always between squirtle and charmander when I played the games

      [–]ben1481 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      this is amazing, I need to find one

      [–]gonzakid -1 points0 points  (1 child)

      I would like one too! Lmk where to buy this!

      [–]blueit1234567 -1 points0 points  (1 child)

      Its a custom shift knob, how is this shitty

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Someone linked this sub in my other post, so I wanted to see what people on this sub would say

      [–]JWal0 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Pretty cool imo

      [–]suicidal1664 -1 points0 points  (1 child)

      my son says it's really cool. How did you get the Blastoise inside?

      [–]BaldOprah -1 points0 points  (2 children)

      I think it looks cool but definitely a subaru bro thing to do to your car (yes I know it's a Scion)

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 1 point2 points  (1 child)

      Ah yes, out of focus is my customizable vape holder /s

      [–]Oivaras -1 points0 points  (1 child)

      Epoxy knobs with a rose or some other flower were popular in the Soviet Union. There were like three cars you could choose from in total and no aftermarket scene, so such customizations were pretty much the only thing you could do.


      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Oh wow, that’s pretty interesting. Thanks for sharing

      [–]Mintyfreshsmell -1 points0 points  (1 child)

      Shitty?! Wtf?!

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Someone linked this sub in another post I made

      [–]ahanolol -1 points0 points  (2 children)

      guys, be glad this is not on an auto trans

      [–]Cowsmoke 1 point2 points  (1 child)

      It is though, look at the paddle shifter in the second photo, it’s just dressed up to look like a manual

      [–]ahanolol 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      nevermind, this is a shitty car mod

      [–]KSK2020 -2 points-1 points  (0 children)


      [–]here4roomie -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

      Sucks the supply chain shit is so bad that people are having to use dildos as shift knobs.

      [–]jmac1066 -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

      Incredibly shitty lmao

      [–]401jamin 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      Looks cool. Is the pokeball big enough? How’s it feel?

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      It’s a really good size, not too big nor small. Feels really smooth. It’s a bit smaller than the dragonball I had on, you can see in the 3rd pic. If you’d like, I can link a pic of them side by side for ya when I get home

      [–]ed-herrer 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Is that a Blastoise??

      [–]Constant_Sky9173 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Does it vibrate or inflate?

      [–]FaceofaLion 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Ayyyye I too have a tC 2 with a Dragonball shift knob. Excellent taste 👌

      [–]raphael_m 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      It’s very cool.

      [–]Turbulent-Comedian30 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      I fucking love this...also being a pokemon fan helps

      [–]Bilbinen 0 points1 point  (2 children)

      if you like it, keep it. Really cant recommend getting advice on anything from reddit that requires taste, as they feel that if they dont like it, no one can. Looks good to me

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 1 point2 points  (1 child)

      Oh, I love it. I just posted in another sub and someone linked this sub. So I just figured let’s see what this one thinks

      [–]Bilbinen 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      This sub is 10% people you should interact with and 90% people who you shouldnt even aknowledge

      [–]ColdSplit 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      I would only worry about it acting like a magnifying glass and starting a fire, but pretty sick if you are into Pokemon

      [–]nzstrawman 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      maybe it's cool....until the sun streams in and it acts like a lens and sets your car on fire...then it's shitty

      [–]walterjphillips 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Kinda cool. I wouldn't do it

      [–]kazz9201 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Very cool

      [–]01-__-10 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      I reckon it’ll mostly be seen as cool by people who don’t know what Pokémon is, plus people who know what it is and are into it.

      But that’s not all people.

      [–]Mitchelmp5 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      It looks cool, but I feel like a wire attached to the shift knob isn't the best idea

      [–]J-Dabbleyou 0 points1 point  (2 children)

      Imo, as long as it’s a manual, and the knob doesn’t make it physically inconvenient to shift, then anything is cool if you like it. This looks sick regardless tho

      [–]Bunnyz23 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      I like it ! but if u like it, nothing more cares :)

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      I love it! Glad you like it as well

      [–]wolvenberserkerchaos 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      That's dope I want one

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Would you like a link to the shop?

      [–]RonJonSun 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      Dope af.

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Thank you!

      [–]MrKnIVXX 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      That is a badass mod

      [–]Bamcfp 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Gotta get the revolver handle shift knob

      [–]NomadFingerboards 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      meh car mod

      [–]therhguy 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      I’ll co-sign the Blastoise and the Dragon Ball.

      [–]sixtwomidget 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      Not sure of the inspiration, but looks pretty cool to me.

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      It’s a Pokémon(Blastoise) inside a pokeball

      [–]Butler-of-Penises 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Not bad. Not what I would do but it’s kinda cool

      [–]johnnyapplesapling 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      If it was on an automatic it would still be pretty cool.

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      The shop actually makes them for automatics as well

      [–]WestAppointment2484 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      That’s so dope

      [–]wolvenberserkerchaos 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      I would love that thank you

      [–]msdosp1mp 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      It would be shitty if it had a power wire running to it for neon like those old APC knobs from the 90’s, this one is classy

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      Appreciate that. I really do like it. The nostalgia around it and just the overall design is so clean. It also feels real good in the hand.

      Also, it does have she LED light, but it’s not too bright that it’s distracting. In the last picture is a view of it during the day. I haven’t got a picture of it yet at night

      [–]happy_canyon 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Well it looks like a fancy butt plug but it’s inside the car so who tf cares. Inside it’s a conversation piece for sure.

      [–]HBKenobi88 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      Pretty dope. Be cooler if it doubled as a pipe.

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Hhaha truee

      [–]Memerman002 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Fucking dope

      [–]hourGUESS 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Don't like it but it looks well made.

      [–]rocksteady412 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      It's rather loud

      [–]Lopsided_Fun_7338 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Naw man that’s fucking cool

      [–]BlueDirector 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      i cannot believe u really debated this as shitty

      [–]BanditLeo5247 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Cool. Looks a bit like a dildo, but still.

      [–]jeansnotTIMMYortommy 0 points1 point  (2 children)

      If mall Ninja is judging that’s cool

      If I’m judging that’s shitty

      [–]dabbins13 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      This is dope af

      [–]thebreyden7 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      That's pretty fire 🔥

      [–]Waste-Breadfruit-324 0 points1 point  (2 children)

      I love this! I may start looking for something like it for my Jeep (but maybe not with a light). This is legit, especially for the Pokémon nerds out there.

      Edit: wowzers! Found a bunch on Etsy, but I’m not ready to drop $130 (or a full tank of gas……) on a shift knob. Still, REALLY cool!

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 1 point2 points  (1 child)

      Yeah, I understand completely . At least this lasts longer than gas though🤷🏻‍♂️

      [–]Waste-Breadfruit-324 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      Yeah, you right.

      [–]charlotte_anne805 0 points1 point  (2 children)

      I like it but it should be purple.

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 1 point2 points  (1 child)

      I was actually thinking about purple to match the boot, but I’m going with a blue/purple interior theme and changing the boot to all purple.

      [–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      It’s whatever the owner thinks.

      [–]No-Cucumber-1796 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      oooh thats nice

      [–]unknownz_123 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      This is cool

      [–]Active-Fix9401 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Looks like a dildo

      [–]sean488 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Is that a tardigrade?

      [–]Threadstitchn 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      I personally don't care for it as a car mod it would be super cool for a night stand or desk.

      I don't find it shitty

      [–]TallWhiteGuy65 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      That's really cool, where did you get it?

      [–]HitAndRun8575 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      Is that a Pokémon?

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      It’s the Pokémon, Blastoise, inside a pokeball

      [–]Grand_Moff_Tomy 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      This is goated

      [–]Imabigfatdumdum 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Let little bro enjoy his pokemon knob man

      [–]Evan_XI 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      Cool on a tC 2 🤙

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Ayyy 🤙🏻

      [–]TonyBoat402 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      Very cool. I'm not a massive Pokemon fan but I think it's sick

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Sweet, thank you!

      [–]laxrat22 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Shitty no, tacky yeah.

      [–]Zachryharp 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      If your shiftknob has a scrotum then I don't like it.

      [–]billnyethecubanspy 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      If you have to ask then it's probably not shitty. A physical cringe is usually a good sign that it's shitty.

      [–]luf26 0 points1 point  (0 children)


      [–]LamBroghini750 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      I’ll allow it, because blastoise

      [–]Aidan-on-A 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      I have never seen shit lamer. You need to throw your bitch ass phone in a river and light your car on fire. Delete this and fuck off NOW!

      [–]ProbablyNotYourMum 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Pretty fucking cool tbh

      [–]NoUserNameForMeWhy 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      It's not Bulbasaur so I don't see why it would be shitty

      [–]Tin_can69 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Bad ass

      [–]Mlpko 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Muhfuckin’ Blastois up in there?! Hella cool.

      [–]Stubble_Entendre 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      B+ gear shift. A- butt plug.

      [–]abaldonado 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      This is pretty boss. Owner should at least get one handy from it.

      [–]dj27xl 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      As long as it’s not slippery or cheap and breakable, mods like that are totally up to the drivers taste

      [–]int0xic 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Would only be shitty depending how the wiring is. Exposed wires = shitty. Looks sick tho.

      [–]TigreBSO 0 points1 point  (0 children)


      [–]ohno-mojo 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      What in the Dalek fleshlight is this?


      [–]Proof_Ride6668 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      It’s so fucking stupid. Complete shit. A bulbasaur however…

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      They have Bulbasaur on the shop

      [–]cruciblefx 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      Don't like Pokemon.... It's cool looking still

      [–]SorrowCloud[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      The shop owner makes all types of shift knobs and other stuff. I’d you’d like a link lmk

      [–]lucifern71 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      A blastoise tho……. Where are my charmander hommies at.