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Old 21 May 2012, 11:45 pm
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Am I able to replace the knob on an automatic ?
If soo how ?
Been Wanting to do this for a while but idk if the button on the knob would affect me to change gears
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Old 22 May 2012, 05:30 am
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Default Re: Automatic Shift Knob

Yes you can. they sell new knobs with the button intact. you just have to remove the old knob, when you do this the button will come with it, the actuator that the button pushes actually goes straight through the shift rod itself, so you just put the new knob on with a new button, or swap the old button if you want that too :-)

If you want a cool "standard" shift ball, you need to drill out a space for the button to run through the top, or modify it with some gaskets/springs so you can push down on the knob itself to actuate the shift lock. Tricky, but i've seen it done.
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Old 22 May 2012, 05:38 am
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Here's one example of a custom replacement for the shift knob from PT Boutique:

MOPAR - PT CRUISER Shift Knob
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Old 22 May 2012, 05:53 am
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Default Re: Automatic Shift Knob

mine is actually made out of a pool 8 ball. had it modified so there is no button, i just push down on it to shift :-)
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Old 22 May 2012, 06:39 am
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I have the same one but it's not a real 8 ball.

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Old 22 May 2012, 07:33 am
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i had that one which is what prompted me to make of out of a real 8 ball. took some modification, but it works beautifully :-D i love it
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Old 22 May 2012, 10:14 pm
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Old 23 May 2012, 03:16 pm
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Here's one example of a custom replacement for the shift knob from PT Boutique:

MOPAR - PT CRUISER Shift Knob
I put one of these in my Cruiser, replacing the dark grey knob that came in it. the dark grey knob went into my son's '03; replacing the original white knob in it. Both are automatics, and the replacement was easy - all you need is an allen wrench that fits..

Note: You might have to be patient if you order from PTBoutique - it took over a month for my shift knob to get to me.
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