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Old July 9th, 2012, 12:29 PM
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Gearshift knob ball thing....

Guys,

Stupid question probably......

My Gearshift knob is lose......keeps twisting. Anyone have recommendations on a cool one.

Also - how is it supposed to be mounted? How are the replacement once mounted? Are the threads of my plastic one just shot. Does it screw on - or push on and pull off. Should I just pull it off and glue it back in place??

All these parts are getting so rare - that I just don't want to pull or start twisting if I am going to break things worse......

Thanks for the advice,

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Old July 9th, 2012, 12:33 PM
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The stock gear shift knobs "self thread" I think the term is - i.e. they're blank inside, but the threading on the shaft threads the knob. In the heat the threads tend to give a bit more as the rubber heats up. The t-case one is glued on from what I remember.
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Old July 9th, 2012, 12:41 PM
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Old July 9th, 2012, 01:10 PM
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Fill it with JB weld and thread it back on.
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Old July 9th, 2012, 02:32 PM
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I used red thread lock and it finally doesn't spin.
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Old July 9th, 2012, 10:52 PM
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I ordered a replacement for $2 - yes, $2 - from Paddock Spares. Did the same trick as the genuine knob I put on the 110 for 10x the price.
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