thanks for the tips, I even contoured the sheet metal of the hump - thought it was hampering the stick from physically falling into gear!
I think you're right, it's gotta be the lift on it!
Oh well, I guess I'll just live with it because I like the way my little Jeep looks.
What can I say - I just got out of a nasty divorce with a nastier woman and this Jeep was what I wanted right now, so I treated myself.
Putting up with concentrating a little harder when shifting into Reverse is a lot easier than putting up with that evil witch (mispelled on purpose so as not to offend the moderator) from hell.