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Interior installations: Shift knob gap fix. Sparco/TRD... #156924 Apr 16, 4:42pm Apr 16, 4:42pm
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Interior installations: Shift knob gap fix. Sparco/TRD...
I see that some people have this question. At list 3 for the past month or two. Specially people with TRD shift knob. I also see so many shift knob/boot pictures with ugly gaps. And seems like people have no idea how to fix it.
I did post "How to fix shift knob gap" posts before... but here is another one. I hope that moderators will ad this post to interior installation so it would be easy for people to find it.
I have Sparco Globe-X shift knob.
It's very nice shift knob but it did not fit perfectly . After I installed it I realize that I have 4mm gap between shift knob and the shift boot. eek
So here is what I did to fix that ugly gap:
1) First take off the shifter panel and shift boot .

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Re: Interior installations: Shift knob gap fix. [Re: RoMkApOmKa] #156925 Apr 16, 4:45pm Apr 16, 4:45pm
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2) Place 2 (2mm) washers on the top of the white plastic ring (Middle of the shifter).
P.S.You can get washers at any home improvement store.

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Re: Interior installations: Shift knob gap fix. [Re: RoMkApOmKa] #156926 Apr 16, 4:50pm Apr 16, 4:50pm
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3) If you do not have washers and do not have time or money to buy it, or you just lazy to go to the store... Do this:Find your CDR/CDR-W cd box and look for the plastic ring. It's comes with every box of CDR's.

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Re: Interior installations: Shift knob gap fix. [Re: RoMkApOmKa] #156927 Apr 16, 4:52pm Apr 16, 4:52pm
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4) Here is the ring. You can use 1-3 of them to fix the gap. It's all depends how big is the gap.

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Re: Interior installations: Shift knob gap fix. [Re: RoMkApOmKa] #156928 Apr 16, 4:55pm Apr 16, 4:55pm
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5) Here is the final picture. As you see there is no gap.
Problem solved.

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Re: Interior installations: Shift knob gap fix. [Re: RoMkApOmKa] #156929 Apr 16, 5:00pm Apr 16, 5:00pm
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Re: Interior installations: Shift knob gap fix. [Re: slidr] #156930 Apr 16, 5:02pm Apr 16, 5:02pm
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Re: Interior installations: Shift knob gap fix. Sparco/TRD... [Re: RoMkApOmKa] #156931 Apr 16, 5:09pm Apr 16, 5:09pm
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yeah, I've seen this before - nice fix

Re: Interior installations: Shift knob gap fix. Sparco/TRD... [Re: RoMkApOmKa] #156932 Apr 16, 5:13pm Apr 16, 5:13pm
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Re: Interior installations: Shift knob gap fix. Sparco/TRD... [Re: VSGTS14] #156933 Apr 16, 5:32pm Apr 16, 5:32pm
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
good jorb!

jorb lol~

nice fix! thumbsup


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Re: Interior installations: Shift knob gap fix. Sparco/TRD... [Re: RoMkApOmKa] #156934 Apr 16, 5:44pm Apr 16, 5:44pm
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very nice, i have the sparco knob too, i have a small gap between it. It doesnt bother me, but this is an easy fix when you mention it.

good post

thx

Re: Interior installations: Shift knob gap fix. Sparco/TRD... [Re: HiCkS] #156935 Apr 16, 5:45pm Apr 16, 5:45pm
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Re: Interior installations: Shift knob gap fix. Sparco/TRD... [Re: spaztikid] #156936 Apr 16, 9:40pm Apr 16, 9:40pm
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u need a ss


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Re: Interior installations: Shift knob gap fix. Sparco/TRD... [Re: My Sixth Gear] #156937 Apr 17, 8:54am Apr 17, 8:54am
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Originally Posted by My Sixth Gear
u need a ss

Badly...

Re: Interior installations: Shift knob gap fix. Sparco/TRD... [Re: RoMkApOmKa] #156938 Apr 17, 9:35am Apr 17, 9:35am
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Good post. Should be in the installs section for real. thumbsup


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