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Unread 07-15-2006, 02:20 AM   #31
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I stole one just like that from an open Jeep in a parking lot. I only had it a week before it was stolen.

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Unread 07-26-2006, 05:59 PM   #32
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I stole one just like that from an open Jeep in a parking lot. I only had it a week before it was stolen.

You stole it?

I hope your kidding...hell I'll send you $10 to buy your own
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Unread 08-16-2006, 08:27 AM   #33
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quick question, how do i remoe my shift knob for an auto 98? i want to replace it with a shiner bock beer tap handle. my shift knob has no screw and isnt a twist off.
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Unread 08-25-2006, 12:22 AM   #34
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does your shifter have a push button to move into gears?....if so there should be like a allen wrench hole somewhere. Well atleast there was in my other cars.
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Unread 08-31-2006, 12:48 AM   #35
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Unread 08-31-2006, 08:05 AM   #36
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I'd love to get one of those grenade shifters for my jeep, but I have an automatic. Is there some way you can still switch it out even though it has that little button thing on the side? I know tjwrnglr did with that beer tap handle (niiiiice )
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Unread 08-31-2006, 10:38 AM   #37
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I'd love to get one of those grenade shifters for my jeep, but I have an automatic. Is there some way you can still switch it out even though it has that little button thing on the side? I know tjwrnglr did with that beer tap handle (niiiiice )
On mine, te ram's head acts as the push button. When shfting all I do is push down on its head and then move the shifter either up or down. That way, I wont accidentally push it into park while i'm doing 70 on the freeway. all I did was hollow out the handle to fit te sifter perfectly. pretty easy to do.
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Unread 09-22-2006, 12:27 AM   #38
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yeah i made one of those for my transfer case shifter, i heard that it gets annoying to grab at a grenade to shift all the time, an when im on the trail, an i have to grab at the stick fast, i dont want to accidentaly jab my hand on a pin or handle. looks good tho, an i made my for 8 or 10 bucks too. (can you believe they cost 45 bucks in the quadratech catalog?!!??)
Beat me to it. I new I saw it somewhere else at a hefty price. As a matter a fact; everything in that mag is overpriced. They also use the same chick for every picture. Shes hot but that gets boring after awhile. Now I know how Kidd Rock feels
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Unread 09-22-2006, 07:03 AM   #39
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i got one on ebay but it doent have the pin or spoon...it is actually inverted so it is easier to grip.

i will try and post a pic if i get a chance
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Unread 09-28-2006, 08:26 PM   #40
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I stole one just like that from an open Jeep in a parking lot. I only had it a week before it was stolen.
not cool if it is true.

Some dude stole my 3 day patrol pack out of my jeep when it was parked in behind the armory!!!

Gah, if he would have asked ever so convincingly i would have gave him my sweater, 3 tshirts and a pair of jeans if he needed it that badly. But that pack was just so irreplacable.

Steeling from an open top jeep is not cool
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Unread 09-28-2006, 09:58 PM   #41
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cool idea, how about a miniture army helmet for the tranfer case shifter
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Unread 11-21-2007, 05:24 PM   #42
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my contribution,
http://www.jeepsunlimited.com/forums...d.php?t=861096
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Unread 11-27-2007, 04:40 PM   #43
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did this quite a while back... drill and taped a hole in the side and used a 5/8x2 1/2 bolt as a sleave...cut the head off the bolt and drilled and tapped the bolt to fit the stock shifter threads. the grenades are hollow so the sleave was used to make it stronger. mixed up some jb weld and used a injector to get it into the bottom hole of the gernade to make sure the sleave would not get loose. waited for it to dry up over night and put it on the jeep. I did use a very clear epoxy to sucure the spoon /pin and ring. the epoxy is not noticeable and the spoon and pin will not move . I have resently removed it and painted the spoon and neck so looks like a live grenade and not the """"hey look at me im a dummy grenade"""". ..





these pics where when i first mounted it ..look better since painted.
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Unread 01-12-2008, 12:15 AM   #44
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Would a Army surplus store have these?
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Unread 01-12-2008, 05:17 PM   #45
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In today's paranoid society, don't be surprised if some old lady (or ultra-liberal who hates Jeepers and just wants to cause trouble for the Jeeper) called the cops after seeing a "grenade" inside a Jeep not realizing it was only a shift knob.
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