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JustLearning 01-10-2011 10:34 PM

Which shift Knob?
 
Not a huge modification, but what should it be? I was thinking a baseball style grenade or smiley face with an eye-patch.

Black93wrangler 01-11-2011 10:56 AM

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Originally Posted by JustLearning
Not a huge modification, but what should it be? I was thinking a baseball style grenade or smiley face with an eye-patch.

8 ball

DerekM 01-11-2011 10:57 AM

A Rock Knob! Rock your stick!

Explorer_of_the_Void 01-11-2011 12:30 PM

I agree with dirk124. I have a rock knob and it's awesome

YJPunisher213 01-11-2011 12:48 PM

I went with a pineapple grenade. Army Surplus $9. Hit it with the drill press, welded a nut onto it and screwed her on. Gets a lot of comments.

jeepjones 01-11-2011 12:51 PM

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I've got a ceramic bloody eyeball

YJPunisher213 01-11-2011 01:43 PM

Thats saweeeeeeet!!!!!

Lance03 01-11-2011 04:11 PM

Heres a stooopid question. How in the hell do you get the stock shifter knob off? I have tried twisting really hard, I have tried to pry off the shifter pattern top. NOTHIN' Is it glued on?

2002Apex 01-11-2011 04:55 PM

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My kopeli rock knob! love it. very ergonomic.

Matcheen 01-11-2011 05:06 PM

Go Genade!

[IMG]http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/...00921-1809.jpg[/IMG]

Seanomck 01-11-2011 11:49 PM

I love my rock knob I got it for Xmas. But to remove the old one I had to take a utility knife to cut the rubber along the vertical end of the cover. After removing it you may be able to cut around the circle that's got the gears labeled and there is a bolt on under there. But I knew I was gonna keep the rock so cutting the old one really didn't bother me

05wrangler 01-11-2011 11:54 PM

if you have a TJ and cant get the knob off I THINK there is a small slot between 2nd and 4th gear on the pattern that you can pry from there.

JustLearning 01-11-2011 11:55 PM

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Originally Posted by Lance03 (Post 982452)
Heres a stooopid question. How in the hell do you get the stock shifter knob off? I have tried twisting really hard, I have tried to pry off the shifter pattern top. NOTHIN' Is it glued on?

You have to pop the middle piece out with like a flathead or something. Cuz it's bolted on underneath that middle piece. Just to warn you, if you take it out, it is really tough to get back in. Also it might cause some damage to the knob itself

BLEGAN 01-12-2011 12:00 AM

The slot is directly to the left of the shift pattern.. It's virtually impossible without the perfect tool though. You're bound to chip the knob.. So if you plan on ditching the stock knob anyway, I'd say cut around the shift pattern or just cut the rubber off entirely. There's a plastic piece under the rubber that you could twist off with some big pliers or use a 16mm (I believe) ratchet to get the nut off and then it will just slide off.

BLEGAN 01-12-2011 12:04 AM

Oh and the rockknob is so awesome. I almost got a grenade though... I liked them too. But I think the rockknob is more comfortable than the nade would be

JustLearning 01-12-2011 12:20 AM

Dang, hard to choose now. Those rock Knobs look awesome but I still like the grenade, and I don't have a transfer case knob to have two, I just have the lever.

jeepjones 01-12-2011 01:16 PM

The best place to buy cool & custom shift knobs are hotrod shops, they'll have a wide selection and good prices.

DerekM 01-13-2011 08:27 AM

I found a picture of mine! It's custom made

http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j3...d/e4668db1.jpg

Peepers 01-13-2011 08:41 AM

I have a t-handle shifter, I just haven't gotten around to putting it on.

JustLearning 01-13-2011 10:43 AM

That rock knob looks awesome. I think I might go for one of those. Thanks for the help everyone. Now I just need some money. It SUCKS being a Jeep owner and having no money to put into it :(

redjeeper 01-13-2011 05:08 PM

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Originally Posted by jeepjones (Post 981996)
I've got a ceramic bloody eyeball


danm thought i was the only one that had that. haha looks good :punk:

bwdenman 01-23-2011 10:28 PM

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I got a baseball. I like the feel of the seems.

Rusty Knutt 01-23-2011 10:34 PM

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Originally Posted by JustLearning (Post 986575)
That rock knob looks awesome. I think I might go for one of those. Thanks for the help everyone. Now I just need some money. It SUCKS being a Jeep owner and having no money to put into it :(


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OregonTJ 01-23-2011 10:47 PM

check out www.flameball.com

Wish_Master_3 01-28-2011 09:23 AM

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Originally Posted by Peepers (Post 986396)
I have a t-handle shifter, I just haven't gotten around to putting it on.

What type of T handle shifter did you get I tried the B & M and couldnt get it to work but hurst will but dont like that one

Ibuildembig 01-28-2011 09:30 AM

Ya might have to rethread the rod

Wish_Master_3 01-28-2011 09:43 AM

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Originally Posted by Ibuildembig (Post 1019505)
Ya might have to rethread the rod

Ok but how hard or easily is that done the shifter has i think 1/2 threads and then adaptors for the shifter is 1/2'' - 20, 3/8'' - 24, 3/8'' - 16 and 5/16'' - 18 so how would i adapt it to these threads the 05 TJ is 10mm right

Ibuildembig 01-28-2011 09:45 AM

all you need to do is get a die about the same size as the shaft and the same thread pitch as one of the inserts, thread it and screw it on :) The die can be use with a wrench or socket and will cut threads in it easily.

Wish_Master_3 01-28-2011 09:48 AM

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Originally Posted by Ibuildembig (Post 1019540)
all you need to do is get a die about the same size as the shaft and the same thread pitch as one of the inserts, thread it and screw it on :) The die can be use with a wrench or socket and will cut threads in it easily.

Ok you say die like im a mechanic lol i really have no clue what your talkin about if you dont mind put it in dummy terms lol

Ibuildembig 01-28-2011 10:03 AM

That's pretty much what its called lol

There is a set called a tap and die set....the taps are for taping holes with threads and the dies are for making threads on a rod. They look like a nut but have special cutting edges on the inside.

This is the set I started out with a long time ago...
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