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1st Gen AUTO shift knobs/handles

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by JohnnyGato, May 6, 2010.

  1. May 6, 2010 at 10:55 AM
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    JohnnyGato

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    Are there ANY custom handles for AUTOMATIC 1st Gen knobs/handles? I can't seem to find anything that will work. My 04 has that button on the side for over drive. Anything fit?
     
  2. May 6, 2010 at 11:09 AM
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    Space Wrangler

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    i've been on the lookout for something to replace that big phallus of a shift handle for years now. ....i've found nothing.


    could someone explain to me why toyota felt the need to have such a huge handle sticking up from the console? ...it gets in the way all the time.
     
  3. May 6, 2010 at 11:12 AM
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    Pope953

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    i think i recall reading about a few people replacing theres with Hurst shifter handles with a 12v button but im not 100% on that
     
  5. May 6, 2010 at 11:20 AM
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    ...because they wanted it to be annoying enough to make you buy a manual truck :D:D:D
     
  6. May 6, 2010 at 11:21 AM
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    steve o 77

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    I kinda like the stock auto levers, I have not driven one though.
     
  7. May 6, 2010 at 11:27 AM
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    hmmm...interesting. Must investigate further...
     
  8. May 6, 2010 at 11:28 AM
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    :crapstorm: go check customtacos as they probably have a few people whove altered their shifters
     
  9. May 6, 2010 at 11:38 AM
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    no thanks ....my previous taco was a 5 speed. i got rid of it so i could get an auto with 4 doors.

    the 5 speed is ok ..but it's notchy as hell and isn't prefered for off-road. ....and it also got in the way of the ash tray and radio. (i also live in atlanta ...auto is the only way to fly)
     
  10. May 6, 2010 at 11:49 AM
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    I agree. I hate manuals no matter where I live.
     
  11. Jun 13, 2010 at 3:36 AM
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    I've been told my `04 auto shift knob looks like an uncircimsized penis so I'm trying to find another... I've found a shift know but I dont think it will fit cuz the shape of the rod the knob is connected to...
     
  12. Jun 13, 2010 at 7:09 AM
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    I've had my 2002 auto since new and never once worried about the shift knob.
    Kids!
     
  13. Jun 13, 2010 at 8:47 AM
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    This was the only thing the I didnt care for on these trucks when I was looking for mine.
    But I got use to it I geuss....
     
  14. Jun 14, 2010 at 6:05 AM
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    I'm not a huge fan of the shift knob, but i can live with it. If theres a direct replacement that still allows the O/D to work then id get one
     
  15. Jun 14, 2010 at 7:12 AM
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    worried? hardly! ....confused as to why it was designed that way? ..absolutely!


    also, if it were half the size it probably wouldn't rattle around so damn much.
     
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