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Old 10-06-2013, 08:58 AM   #1
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Shift Knob Change

Hey everyone, I was given a Budweiser tap and I want to put it on my manual shifter. I know the knob is threaded but the stick is not. Is it possible to use it without the JB weld? and if there are adapter caps that fit where's the best place to buy them?

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Old 10-06-2013, 09:03 AM   #2
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You could drill a hole through the Budweiser tap. Thread a set scre through that and tighten it up.

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Old 10-06-2013, 05:23 PM   #3
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I don't think the knob is threaded. At least my 08 is not.
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Old 10-06-2013, 08:12 PM   #4
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Of all the taps i have been around, all are threaded. Dont know thread size though.
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Old 10-07-2013, 09:45 PM   #5
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I see now I misread the OP's question. Beer taps are threaded and the shift knobs are not. I never heard of an adaptor but there could be one. I wouldn't use JB Weld. As soon as you do you might want to take it off again for some reason like repairing the ring that holds the shift boot on at the bottom. I did that last night.
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Old 10-08-2013, 12:30 AM   #6
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You could drill a hole through the Budweiser tap. Thread a set scre through that and tighten it up.
X2. But I'd drill 3. No adapter needed. Set screws would even it out. BTW, I've seen a ram with a beer tap shifter, best shifter ever.
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Old 10-08-2013, 06:38 PM   #7
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yea i was thinking of drilling the holes but i was going to see if there was a way without drilling.
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Old 10-08-2013, 07:42 PM   #8
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I'm also doing this tomorrow with a Guinness beer tap! I'll post up pix too. I'll start a thread for JK custom shifters!
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X2. But I'd drill 3. No adapter needed. Set screws would even it out. BTW, I've seen a ram with a beer tap shifter, best shifter ever.
Valid point!
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Old 10-09-2013, 07:12 PM   #10
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are you drilling holes in it or what are you using? let me know how it turns out and looks
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On my guinness tap, there is a bolt inside I am trying to remove and its surrounded with a hardened glue or something. It's a PITA to get out. When I figure out how to remove it, I'll proceed and post up pix.
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On my guinness tap, there is a bolt inside I am trying to remove and its surrounded with a hardened glue or something. It's a PITA to get out. When I figure out how to remove it, I'll proceed and post up pix.
how thick is the bolt?

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