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Old 15 Mar 2012, 03:26 pm
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Question Shift knob; help!!

I just got a 2003 pt cruiser and I have been desperately searching for something cute to replace the dingy white shift knob I currently have! Please help with any advice or websites that you may know of!!!
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Old 15 Mar 2012, 03:56 pm
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Default Re: Shift knob; help!!

I bought a silver shift know for my '05 and gave my dark grey shift knob to my son for his '03 - they are both automatic transmission and the shift knobs are interchangeable.

You can get a different colored shift knob from another year and it will more than likely fit.

Or you can paint it.

or do a search on this forum for shift knobs - here's a link to an earlier thread:

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Old 15 Mar 2012, 06:57 pm
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This site has some nice ones and some of the members have them. Welcome Do a search and check out the pictures...
I love the pearl ones http://www.flameball.com/Pearl/Series.htm
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Old 15 Mar 2012, 07:11 pm
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Could always look on ebay and when you get it you'd have to hack saw bout an inch to get it to fit. But that's only 5 speed. Otherwise you can find auto shift knobs on ebay too. That's the best bet. Might be cheaper
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Old 15 Mar 2012, 08:23 pm
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I was given an 8 ball to put on. it was a screw on type. I scratched the stocker up trying to turn it off before I realized it pulled off. grr... so I sanded it down and used spray dye for doing interiors. mine's charcoal grey now. the dye sinks in. I haven't tried yet with the shifter knob, but I have dyed many a plastic/nylon etc part using ritt or tintex dye in a pot on the stove. dollar store here sells the boxes... heat water, put dyde in toss part in. longer it sits the deeper the dye and deeper it seeps in...

I used to detail stuff for a custom car builder and had to dye lots of seatbelts and such. we've been dying rc car parts for 20 yrs
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Old 21 Mar 2012, 09:31 pm
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Just Google for "PT Cruiser shifter balls"........there are numerous sites.
I ended up with a custom painted FlameBall (Had the do a special color scheme). They even have one with an LED light in the translucent flame.







Or, paint your own!



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I really like mine, not so much for the looks, but for the way it feels in the hand. great shift knob!



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