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ok well ive been talking to some of you about my idea to swap my automatic's t handle style shifter with a manual style knob and honestly it was aLOT easier then expected.
1st - take a flat head screw driver or somthing of this nature and wedge inbetween the bottom of the t handle and the lil chrome piece and push the chrome piece down, its gonna be hard so dont by shy about it.
2nd - after the chrome piece goes down, on the left and right sides of the shifter will be 2 small torx bit screws that you need to remove.
3rd - once removed the t handle will slide up but now you have to make the choice if you really wanna do it or not, your gonna have to cut the wire to the overdrive/hill assist button, you can rewire it later to a toggle switch.
4th - ok now that everything is off you have a metal pole that holds the plastic rod that presses down to change your gears.
5th - heres what i ended up doing, i went to pepboys bought a knob that fit 5/16 - 9/16 shifters so it came with lil adaptor pieces (which ended up being perfect) your gonna need you knob to have at least a 1/2'' hole at the bottom so i screwed in the adaptor and drilled out the bottom so it could slide through past the metal pole. then i used double bubble (epoxy) to insert the 3/8 fitting in the knob (3/8'' is the size of the plastic rod) then glued the fitting the the rod so it wont pop off and bazam all done
its pretty simple just gotta use some creativity
thanks for readin pictures will be below
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OneBad3.7 said:
Awesome, man! I'm gonna take mine off tomorrow and see if I can do this, I love it good work!
 

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thanx guys itll look better with the boot =)
 

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Does the wire really have to be cut or can I do without? I want to keep it close enough so if I ever wanted to go back for whatever reason I can. Did you break your chrome piece?
 

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Schram1 said:
I like your interior where did you get it or is it a sticker
I painted it

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Whitelightning said:
Does the wire really have to be cut or can I do without? I want to keep it close enough so if I ever wanted to go back for whatever reason I can. Did you break your chrome piece?
Has to be cut or else the t handle will just be layin there
 

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OneBad3.7 said:
I painted it

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Has to be cut or else the t handle will just be layin there
Can I rewire it back? Or is it too thin?
 

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Whitelightning said:
Can I rewire it back? Or is it too thin?
You can redo it

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Thanks everyone
 

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Whitelightning, the wires are 16 guage, they are plenty good to resplice however you need. Plus, you will not have to cradle the.... well, you will get to try it out Livestrong style.
 

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I can do this in my 93 just not sure what size the shaft is or the release rod
 

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The less broken parts the better. I personally like it. The madre and girlfriend maybe not. They let alone may not figure out how to use the shifter.
 

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WtFDiesel said:
This was so hard to resist.:banana:
Do it! It works in mine I just need to do some fine tuning
 

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99ford said:
I think he's thinking about something else, or my mind is really in the gutter.
Hmm, now you have me wondering what he's thinking about lol
 
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