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Unread 09-20-2007, 03:54 PM   #1
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Removing stock shifter knob

What's the best - or only - way to remove the stock shifter knob? Does it just unscrew? It seems like it's on their a bit too tight to be screwed on.

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Unread 09-20-2007, 03:55 PM   #2
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Take the cap out of the center (small screwdriver to pry), then unbolt.
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Unread 09-20-2007, 03:59 PM   #3
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Just the cap telling you which gears are where?
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Unread 09-20-2007, 04:21 PM   #4
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Yep. Under that cap is a nut holding the knob on.
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Unread 09-20-2007, 04:31 PM   #5
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this is good to know, because all the cars i have had the knob just screwed off. i would have been fighting that damn thing, lol.
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Unread 09-20-2007, 05:31 PM   #6
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ummm... mine just unscrews
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Unread 09-20-2007, 05:33 PM   #7
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ummm... mine just unscrews

do ya want a cookie

mine has the bolt and as far as i know thats the way most stockers came, but i guess not all of them
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Unread 09-20-2007, 06:26 PM   #8
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didnt know about the nut. i just unscrewed mine with a pair of channel locks. trashed it,but i didnt like it anyhows.....
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Unread 11-09-2007, 02:59 PM   #9
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I bought a new shifter knob and it's threaded. So I would assume mine should unscrew similarly. I would like to confirm before screwing it up, though. I couldn't unscrew it by hand, though. I may try some channel locks, too.
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Unread 11-09-2007, 03:03 PM   #10
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Yes, the shift pattern cap must be removed by carefully prying it out with a small flat bladed screwdriver. Once it's out, you'll see a lock nut underneath that once loosened, allows the shift knob itself to be unscrewed.
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Unread 11-09-2007, 03:05 PM   #11
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There's a nut under mine also.
I pulled the plastic piece with the shift pattern on it and unbolted mine

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yeah I darn near hurt myself trying to unscrew mine.....then I lifted the cap and saw the nut
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Unread 11-09-2007, 03:13 PM   #13
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Uh oh... Mine unscrewed. I took a pair of channel-locks wrapped in a shop towel and it came off without too much effort. The new knob went on without issue.
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Unread 11-09-2007, 06:19 PM   #14
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Uh oh... Mine unscrewed. I took a pair of channel-locks wrapped in a shop towel and it came off without too much effort. The new knob went on without issue.

Mine was the same.
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Unread 11-09-2007, 06:58 PM   #15
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Mine unscrewed pretty easily. Just grabbed it, grunted and twisted. Screwed back on pretty easy too.
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