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Old 09-04-2014, 10:17 AM   #1
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Exclamation What size is the thread for the shifter?

I plan on lowering the position of my shift knob by using a cutting die to move the threads downward and cutting the excess off of the top. Does anyone know the thread size off of the top of their head? I've tried searching and can't find it. Someone told me before but the post was lost deep in the forums. Thanks for any help! Also I can do a write-up on this mod even if there is a want amongst the community.


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Old 09-04-2014, 10:21 AM   #2
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Please excuse my double post I just noticed there was a recent post which has the thread size (12x1.25). I can still post a write up if anyone would like to see one. Planning on tackling this project after my classes today.
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Old 09-04-2014, 09:25 PM   #3
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Let me know how it goes I'm thinking about only shorting one inch on mine
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That's what I plan on doing as well, unfortunately I need to buy the die online as none of my local stores carry a 12x1.25 die.
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Old 09-04-2014, 10:24 PM   #5
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Dang man I have access to done but getting married Saturday and leaving for a week or I could possibly get you one most people that can get to a snap on dealer or matco should have one
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Old 09-04-2014, 10:46 PM   #6
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Yeah unfortunately I have neither of those near me.
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I didn't know if you knew any on I know snap on and matco hang at Oldham co dealers tomorrow I work in Oldham co
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Oh sweet that's not too far from me. If I drive out there could I buy the correct size die from them?
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It might be hard to track them down cus they move from dealer to dealer I'm surprised that lows or depo does not have a tap and die set that includes one that size
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If the diameter of the shaft is any larger than .472", you're going to have a hell of a time turning that die unless you turn the shaft down.

It looks like the shaft gets wider after the stock threads, but that's just an observation.
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