Children of the Beast

SKRS shifter Knob for "American Truck Simulator"

A project in Minneapolis, MN by CSIO Technologies

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A real Eaton Fuller Style 18 Speed Transmission Shift Knob Converted for "American Truck Simulator"
Backers: 161
Average Pledge Per Backer: $132

Funded: $21,280 of $6,000
Dates: Mar 14th -> Apr 13th (30 days)
Project By: CSIO Technologies
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Latest News

How to communicate with us after Kickstarter

April 13th - via:
Hello, As of writing this there is only 3 hours left on the campaign.  We invite you to our website where we will have up to date information about when you will receive your SKRS including pictures/videos of the manufacturing process. We seriously... (Read More)

Previous Update won't work on Kickstarter

April 10th - via:
Ok we quickly learned that you cannot choose more than one reward on Kickstarter apparently. So void the last update we will offer this on our website you just put it your info no extra shipping involved.  If you pledged $100 or more already you can... (Read More)

2 new rewards for last 3 days of campaign.

April 10th - via:
Pledge $10 and get a Kickstarter Medallion Pledge $20 and get whatever you want for a medallion. Upload an image to We will automatically apply it if you purchased a shift knob before we ship them if you add one of these rewards.... (Read More)

Quick Update

April 8th - via:
We're prepping 200 SKRS's, so when Kickstarter ends we can start shipping earlier than expected. The rod adapters are changing for the better. The Thrustmaster will be threaded in directly and a jam nut will hold the knob in front orientation.... (Read More)

The CSIO Team needs your input:

April 4th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

We've added 100 more Kickstarter Additions.

April 2nd - via:
Hello Everyone, We were trying to keep the Kickstarter additions down to a very limited amount in case we couldn't find a supplier to get us more than 100 in a reasonable time. We are now working directly with a manufacturing company that can produce... (Read More)

Kickstarter rewards are just about sold out, but don't worry!

April 1st - via:
Hello all, We had planned for about 60 backers if we met our goal, but with the great reception we added a total of 100 Kickstarter additions of the SKRS. As of this post  there is only 11 left, and we expect them to sell out over the weekend. Our... (Read More)

What are we up to now? Where is all this money going?

March 30th - via:
Here's a list of things we're working on:Real shifter knob supplier - Samples are coming in from a few different suppliers for us to inspect and determine the best quality/quantity for the price. This won't be too difficult considering they are made... (Read More)

G27 and TH8A with the SKRS

March 30th - via:
G27 with SKRS TH8A with SKRS  (Read More)


March 29th - via:
Thank you to all the backers so far and SCS for tweeting and posting our project on Facebook! We received an email at 3 in the morning, 9 am their time, from SCS Software, saying they backed the project and that they would send out a tweet. We were... (Read More)

Decisions, decisions.. We need your help, what type of set screws should we send out with the final version of the SKRS?

March 24th - via:
What type of set screws should we send out with the SKRS? Thank you for your time,-CSIO Team  (Read More)

New design and new workbench.

March 21st - via:
Hello Everyone! Only 8 days in and we're looking great! We're super busy making every detail perfect. Check out the board all soldered and ready to go. Closer to final version.  Compared to the mess we started with; Original Prototype, EWWWWW!  And... (Read More)

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