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Shift *****?

Anyone have any sweet manual shift *****? Pics would be nice otherwise websites of the manufacturer or seller would be good too.
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Haha that is intensely different lol
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What type are you looking for?

It will be a little more difficult because where the **** goes on, it is splined instead of threaded.
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FX4 Level II shifter mod FTMFW. I have wet dreams about those.
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I had a nice Ractive shift **** in my old Contour, and a matching boot. It was a nice aluminum **** with a vinyl grey insert around it. It was pretty nice and easy to install. A little cold to the touch on cold days though lol.

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http://www.koolknobs.com/

Guy is GREAT, can do anything you want. Best part is he owns a Ranger, and has a cool aluminum adapter for Ranger shifters.

Wife's old shifter (now has an FX4II, so no need for a custom!) It's a pic of our dogs....
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Here's the one he did for my Jeep...

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I got a CF shift **** to match my CF Troy Lee interior.
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chrome skull i picked up at a swap meet....

only pic i have of it was after my truck was totaled....

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http://www.koolknobs.com/

Guy is GREAT, can do anything you want. Best part is he owns a Ranger, and has a cool aluminum adapter for Ranger shifters.

Wife's old shifter (now has an FX4II, so no need for a custom!) It's a pic of our dogs....






Here's the one he did for my Jeep...


Now those are NICE!
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i tend to like mine, not the best pic though

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Well I do not know how to get mine off, that is my dilema... My truck is listed in my sig so if you know how to remove the stock one, that would be a great helper.
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heat it up with a hair dryer all the way around the base and PULLLLL. make sure you pull inline with the shifter and not on an angle or you will fracture the nylon shofter pck bushings, i usually put in in neutral and let it stay in its relaxed position between 3 and 4 and pull
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heat it up with a hair dryer all the way around the base and PULLLLL. make sure you pull inline with the shifter and not on an angle or you will fracture the nylon shofter pck bushings, i usually put in in neutral and let it stay in its relaxed position between 3 and 4 and pull
Haha I always let it rest between 3 and 4 when I have the parking brake on. Alright, I will try that. Is it sealed with locktite or something?
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it is usually just really tight fitting, everytime i took mine off of my stock shifter i had to break it, i would remove the shifter from the truck, clamp the **** in the vise and turn the shaft and pull
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Haha damn!
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i tend to like mine, not the best pic though


That sir is a very very dirty X rated photo right there.
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custom machined by myself.. polished aluminum

wow .. i didnt realise my interior was that dirty
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Wait till it gets really hot, you will be cursing that thing every time you touch it.

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The interior is clean now lol, but seriosly Hurst ftw.
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Wait till it gets really hot, you will be cursing that thing every time you touch it.
trust me i know how hot that thing gets... came outside to go to lunch in september and i had to pull the sleeve over on my shirt just to be able to shift.. and it gets cold as hell at night.. but the polished alum looks so sexy and custom
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Speaking of custom machined, Here's my shift ****. Made it at work one day when I was bored.


Tried taking the pick without flash so you could get a better idea of the finish. Satin and polished.
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I put a "T" handle shifter on my old Dakota. If I ever get another manual it will have a one, that thing felt awesome!
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trust me i know how hot that thing gets... came outside to go to lunch in september and i had to pull the sleeve over on my shirt just to be able to shift.. and it gets cold as hell at night.. but the polished alum looks so sexy and custom
This is a family site! You shouldn't be posting pics of you polishing your ****!
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mine
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This is a family site! You shouldn't be posting pics of you polishing your ****!

but i love polishing my ****!

i need to take it back into metal shop and throw it on the lathe and sand it down and repolish it. the finish is starting to dull from the use .. anyone else have the problem of their shifter stick not being threaded like mine is? i drilled the **** to sit on there snugly but it doesnt screw on, so i think i may turn it down on the bottom and put a collar with a set screw in it
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