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Old 10-09-2003, 06:27 AM   #1
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Replacing shift knob

Im trying to replace my shift kob and boot on a 98 boxster but am having a hard time removing the original from the shift rod. Any ideas/tips on how to get the thing off?

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Old 10-09-2003, 08:13 AM   #2
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Lift up on the back of the boot - it is held in place with 4 clips. The knob just pulls off - it is a friction fit - but sometimes the get "stuck." Just pull up hard. If that does not work twist it back and forth then pull. Jeff
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Old 10-09-2003, 09:02 AM   #3
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Jeff's got it covered...

FYI, it is very easy to do once you get over the fact that you're pulling that hard on something that you think might break . I've taken to pulling the knob off for cleaning and applying leather conditioner to avoid getting any "overspray" on the console.
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Old 10-09-2003, 11:40 AM   #4
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thanks

thanks guys ill have to give it another try, I guess it is the fact that I think im gonna break it or something keeping me from really putting a lot of force into pulling it, but ill try it again...

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