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Vintalage
06-26-2004, 09:55 AM
How do you remove the gear shift boot from the stalk? I can't figure it out and don't want to break it. :/

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Craig99SE2
06-26-2004, 12:06 PM
It just slides off the shifter knob. Then pull the trim ring off the shifter and I think a few screws or clips removes the boot.

Vintalage
06-28-2004, 08:23 PM
I don't know what your talking about. I tried removing a ring and it did not budge at all. Someone help me out here! :confused:

http://img53.photobucket.com/albums/v162/Vintalage/Interior%20Trim/gearshiftremoval.jpg

What is circled is what i'm trying to remove.

Vintalage
06-28-2004, 10:01 PM
Anyone!!!??? :mad:

cavingman
06-28-2004, 10:09 PM
shift it down into 1st. look at the front of it. theres a metal clip in there. pull it out with some needle nose plyers.

Craig99SE2
06-29-2004, 07:37 AM
Oh! You want to remove the knob! Yeah ... what cavingman said. You can also pry it out by pushing a small flat-head screwdriver between it and the plastic housing.

Vintalage
06-29-2004, 09:37 AM
Got it. Thanks guys. Now it's time to buy an aftermarket shift knob. :)