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Old 05-03-2012, 04:28 PM
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This may seem like an idiotic thing to ask, but how the hell di you remove the manual shift knob? I turned on the damn thing even while holding the stick as hard as I could until I felt like I was gonna break something. Help a noob out.
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Old 05-03-2012, 04:32 PM
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Search it man. Take a heat gun and heat up the knob, then you should be able to pull it off the shaft.
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Old 05-03-2012, 05:09 PM
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Tried searching, but the search box is broke in my browser for some reason.

So it pulls of or screws off?
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Old 05-03-2012, 06:08 PM
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take a ball joint remover fork, stick it under the knob, and smack it with a mall. May take several hits, but will come off. The end of the shifter has splines, not threads. This will work.
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take a ball joint remover fork, stick it under the knob, and smack it with a mall. May take several hits, but will come off. The end of the shifter has splines, not threads. This will work.
How the hell are you planning on fitting an entire mall inside his truck to strike a balljoint fork?!
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How the hell are you planning on fitting an entire mall inside his truck to strike a balljoint fork?!
with a shrink ray duh
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Old 05-08-2012, 06:14 AM
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How the hell are you planning on fitting an entire mall inside his truck to strike a balljoint fork?!
He's using a mall for ants!
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Old 05-13-2012, 06:54 AM
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A ball joint fork on you're knob sounds a bit sadistic to me......

I was just going to search for this very question. I want to remove the boot and the knob to heat up the shift lever and bend it back so I don't have to sit up to reach 1st, 3rd and OD.

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Old 05-14-2012, 08:45 AM
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I know in my 02 I used an industrial heat gun there is almost like a putty holding it on that has to melt before the sucker will even budge, then take the ball joint tool, this makes it much easier
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