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Old 02-11-2013, 08:53 PM   #11
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I switched to a STS yeeeeeears ago, the new setup eliminated that infernal lockout...
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:54 AM   #12
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It really is 12x1.25...
If the 2007s have the reverse lockout, where you need to lift the plastic guy to get into reverse, you'll have to either find a knob that is compatible with that feature or delete the reverse lockout by removing the mechanisms.
They do not, just the plastic part that looks like it might be there.
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i have a moddiction knob. its a 12x1.5 i believe


Edit: 12x1.25 my iPhone autocorrected it from 1.25 to 1.5 for some odd reason
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:28 PM   #14
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Old 11-16-2014, 11:24 PM   #15
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So I did what I suppose is a DIY short throw shifter

After everything was done.


The shifter, threads extended down the shaft and cut to size.


Close up. This is after I cut it and rounded off using bench grinder.


Just another picture.



This was pretty easy to do.
I used the 12x1.25 die of a tap and die set.
I removed the shifter rod from its base and locked it down in a bench vice.
I threaded the 12x1.25 onto the current threads all the way down till it stopped. [I did this so that I was sure the threading was correct.]
I then used some lubricant to spray above die to let it spread and drip down the rode as I used a crescent wrench to spin that die.
Spun it round and round till I was satisfied with how far I went.
Spinning this die around was really really easy.
Only thing I have to say that was off from the original threads is that the new ones were more pronounced (sharper.)
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