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Old 05-18-2009, 02:05 PM   #11
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Hmmm... they had a set of manual and automatic pedals at pepboys but only the one **** so I assume that shifter **** is universal.

So you're saying it'* a no-go? BTW sorry if I'm hijacking your thread, thought it'* cleaner than making a new one on the same thing. lol

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unless you have a rare breed of bonnies with a manual transmission... no... well you could install it onto an automatic... but thered be no button to get her out of park... your decision lol
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I see your point, but I never press the button on my shift **** to change the gears, I just hold the brake down and move it back. So I didn't see what I would need a button if I don't use it...

Okay, well would you know how to take it of? Does it screw off, pop off, or does it only come off with the shaft? I'm curious and want to see for myself how it ticks.
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yes actually its quite simple to get off....
dont consider it a hijack... that convo was old and this fits rather nicely so no biggy...
When it comes to removing the ****, there is a locking clip holding it on. You wont see it unless you put the shifter down to first, but on the backside at the bottom is a flush mounted C - clip. Use a small screwdriver and slide it out toward the radio *be careful not to launch it and lose it*, after the clip is out, the **** should simply slide up and its off... Do this and you will be able to see whether or not you think the new **** would work for you... i think you MIGHT be able to make it work but im not giving a yes or no on the whole thing
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Okay I admit when I was wrong, to shift into and out of park I need to hold down the button.

So here'* my idea. If I take it off, I can tie a rubber band around the lever, or in some way secure the mechanism for the button so that it'* always on. That way I can put the new **** on it and not have to worry. Hopefully it won't pose a problem with inspection...

And what do you mean into first, on the backside? Do you mean into 1 gear?
I actually saw a slit on the front under the tab and took a screw driver to it but I had no idea what to do with it. I'll check it out tomorrow, I never moved it all the way back, thanks.
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LOL... sorry didnt go into much detail on that one.... put the shifter all the way down into first gear, then look at the front side of the shifter handle... inside the "slit" you were prolly talking about is where a black metal C - clip will be to secure the handle... you will need a SMALL - FLAT screwdriver, like for eyeglasses type small... to get into it and it SHOULD just simply slide out with a small amount of leverage, i used my pocket knife but a simple slip would be bad for leather shifter or you so i dont advise this... and like i said... under alot of leverage you WILL launch it out and prolly lose it if not careful so be easy with it

if you run into any snags, let us know
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Hmmm... I was using a smaller flat screw driver but still it'* too big, I have a set for eye glasses. I'll try it and let you know.
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Found it, took it off.

There'* a smaller rod inside the shaft, and when I press the button it gets moved down. I think if I mount the new **** low enough I can keep it forced down all the time.

Thanks for your help I was really scratching my head trying to figure out how that thing comes off.
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Glad you got it... its kinda complicated until you get it done the first time
then its like pop, pop, time to install new shifter lol
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