Yes, it is an automatic - I should update my profile. It is a '99 3.0 4x4 extended cab with superior wheels and Hella driving lights. Not much else done - it's a daily driver ya know. I can just leave the radio where it is and kinda 'lift' the lever slightly if I want to read the upper lines in the display. No big deal...but, I thought if it was easy to adjust, I wouldn't have to explain my mistake every time someone new get's into the truck and wonders why I put the display behind the shifter.
Years ago, I helped a friend put a tach in a Chevelle (console/floor shift). We used a strap clamp to mount it on the column and when we were done, he started it up and threw the car into gear and - yup, you guessed it - the tach swung around to the bottom of the column! Man did we laugh!