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Old 06-28-2013, 07:13 PM
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I just got a round shift **** today and installed it, the only issue is the shift boot wont stay up around the bold i installed at the base of the shift **** so you can still see the shift shaft arm is there anyway to make it to where the top of the boot stays up close to the bottom of the shift ****?
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How do you use the 3-in-1 golf/key chain in the golf mode?

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What shift **** did you install? post pics
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Remove the boot and put zip ties around the lever
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You can also stack washers (if you can find some with an inner hole big enough; I used rubber washers I bought at the plumbing section of Home Depot) or wrap tape around the upper part of the shift lever so the shift boot ring doesn't slide down all the way.
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I just cut a small piece of cardboard and wrapped it around the shaft underneath the boot, zip tied it, and when I put the shifter trim back on, it held up the boot from falling. I then used a rubber shank from Home Depot as a finisher. Although I did try polishing the shank since it is originally a very dull rubber
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To really pack it out I got some of the material that looks like insulating material and added it to the material that was already there, doubling it up and then used a zip tie. the extra material packs out the boot and the tie holds it in position. Simples.
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Originally Posted by tmanstuart2 View Post
I just got a round shift **** today and installed it, the only issue is the shift boot wont stay up around the bold i installed at the base of the shift **** so you can still see the shift shaft arm is there anyway to make it to where the top of the boot stays up close to the bottom of the shift ****?
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Old 07-09-2013, 06:44 PM
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thank y'all! i will try a few of these options or i might just leave it how it is, i installed a datsun wood shift ****
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