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Old 01-12-2011, 09:29 PM
HoustonM HoustonM is offline
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Default Shift Knob Idea!

So I won my new Hurst shift knob on eBay last week for $10.00, I realize I obviously don't have a threaded shaft, so I took a look at my knob, and was tapping it with a half inch tap, and the threaded insert inside the knob came out, which is what I was wanting it to do in the first place, so now the knob has no threads and its just a hole and it fits like PERFECTLY snug over the shifter, so I guess tommorow I am going to epoxy it on. I just wanted to pass this on to any of the other manual Ranger'ers on here who think they may also too want to add a Hurst shift knob!

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Old 01-12-2011, 09:39 PM
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Default Re: Shift Knob Idea!

Good buy for 10 dollars!
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Old 01-17-2011, 10:23 AM
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Default Re: Shift Knob Idea!

do you have this installed yet? and how well is the epoxy holding up so far?
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Old 01-17-2011, 10:27 AM
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Another thing to use is some black RTV. My dads knob came off and we used that, good as new. If you dont want to mess with mixing epoxy.
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