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Replacing shift knob on 08 auto tacoma??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by t-frax, Jun 7, 2008.

  1. Jun 7, 2008 at 5:37 PM
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    t-frax

    t-frax [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hello all. i want to replace my stock shiftknob with a billet one. I have an 08 tacoma with automatic. anyone know how to remove the shift knob? I checked all the other threads and found no results. any help is welcome. thanks.
     
  2. Jun 7, 2008 at 6:06 PM
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    silver07taco

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    It should just screw right off you might have to put some effort into it but it should screw off.
     
  3. Jun 7, 2008 at 6:23 PM
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    t-frax

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    really, okay cool i'll try that. i was trying to unscrew it but it wasnt budging so i thought i was going to damage it if i tried harder. but i'll give it another go. thanks for the info.
     
  4. Jun 7, 2008 at 6:51 PM
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    lightmup

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    Yes it just screws right off!! I changed mine last month.
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  5. Jun 7, 2008 at 7:01 PM
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    t-frax

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    thanks. yeh i saw your previous post but wasnt sure how you got yours on. yours looks tight man. i'm going to get one at pep boys next week. its a billet 44mag barrell.
     
  6. Jun 7, 2008 at 7:11 PM
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    I was looking at that one and the grenade one but settled one the one I got. I love that 44mag one it should look awesome. Throw up some pix when you get it done.
     
  7. Jun 7, 2008 at 7:16 PM
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    definitely will.
     
  8. Jun 7, 2008 at 7:18 PM
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    Can I have your old shift nob free if you get a new one?
     
  9. Jun 7, 2008 at 7:28 PM
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    sorry bro, but still gonna keep my old one just in case i dont like the hot billet burning my hand during the summer. i live in southern cali after all.
     
  10. Jun 10, 2008 at 10:49 PM
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    Do you guys know where I can get a sick looking knob for my 05 manual?
     
  11. Jun 10, 2008 at 10:57 PM
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    ebay. they have some sick looking skull shift knobs. don't know if thats your taste but they are f'n sick looking. they have chrome ones and also real looking ones made of resin. However if you don't want to pay the shipping and all you can go to pep boys. they have a decent collection of shiftknobs i believe made by Pilot. they only run about $12 -$15.
     
  12. Jun 10, 2008 at 11:33 PM
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    I think im gonna look on ebay, because I just want something really nice that you cant find anywhere else.
     
  13. Jun 27, 2008 at 9:45 PM
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    hey got it on bro check it out:

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  14. Aug 17, 2008 at 10:57 PM
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    Is that a storage compartment beneath the bullets?
     
  16. Aug 18, 2008 at 9:35 AM
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    Yeh it is. the top unscrews. you can store whatever fits. Right now thought i have the factory shiftknob back on. living in southern cali in the summer, a billet knob and extreme heat just is a bad combo. haha. i'll put it back on when the weather cools down.
     
  17. Aug 18, 2008 at 10:05 AM
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    what is the thread on the shift knob for an 05+ auto?

    any recommendations on places to buy knobs?
     
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