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View Full Version : good question here, how the hell do you change the sift knobs on the 240s??



kontact
01-20-2002, 12:43 AM
i have no clue i tried twisting but i dont want to brake anything, is it clued or what??

AZ_Dave
01-20-2002, 12:48 AM
Vice grips and alot of elbow grease. They are glued on. It takes alot of force. I'm guessing you want to put on an aftermarket shift knob? Cuz your stock one may be messed up by the time you get it off.

Remember counter clock wise http://www.freshalloy.com/

Dave

kontact
01-20-2002, 01:02 AM
thanks and the aftermarket ones will just srew right on?

AZ_Dave
01-20-2002, 01:18 AM
yeah, you may need to clean off some left over glue though. Not all shift knobs are the same.

d240t2
01-20-2002, 09:01 AM
Wrap a rag around the shift knob, then put the vice grips on it. That will save your knob.

Dennis

s14Vaxlr8
01-20-2002, 09:03 AM
come on, twist it off alice! http://www.freshalloy.com/

S14 K's
01-20-2002, 09:04 AM
make sure you get the shift knob that has 10mm thread.
http://www.freshalloy.com/

AZ_Dave
01-20-2002, 09:06 AM
After I got my SR swap done, they left me with a shift knob that looked like my old one, but was kinda nicked up and scratched to hell....turns out it WAS my old knob, after being taken off!

JonCarson
01-20-2002, 10:30 AM
No, not all aftermarket shift knobs just twist on. In fact, most of the ones that I've seen (Momo, Razo) don't twist on at all.

They use a collar that covers your stick's threads and 3 set screws to hold the knob on your stick.

kontact
01-20-2002, 11:30 AM
cool, well i was thinkin of getttin a nismo one and i jus tfigured it screwed on by the looks of it.

**DONOTDELETE**
01-20-2002, 11:34 AM
remember, righty tighty, lefty loosey http://www.freshalloy.com/

97KAT
01-20-2002, 11:44 AM
My friend was able to get off with his bear hands no vise grips, I tried and could not budge it.

S14 K's
01-20-2002, 01:47 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial[/img]quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by kontact:
cool, well i was thinkin of getttin a nismo one and i jus tfigured it screwed on by the looks of it.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

I have the NISMO shift knob, it is screwed on, but make sure you get the 10mm thread one, not the 12mm thread.

**DONOTDELETE**
01-20-2002, 06:06 PM
I'm wondering what good aftermarket knobs there are that have some weight to them. The only one I've seen that I really liked was very light compared to my stock one...

Here's the link to the Momo knob I like: http://www.momo.it/Momo/pomelli/grandi/raptor/raptorcolor.jpg

But it felt like it weighed less than a pound where as my stock one felt like 2-4 lbs...