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    Automatic Gear Shift Knob

    Just replaced my automatic gear shift knob with a carbon fiber and red knob from Black. I got the unit from the madness guys.
    When taking off the stock knob, you must first pry off the chrome trim on the bottom. This exposes a very small flat pin in the front passenger side which can be removed by first sliding it with a small flat head screwdriver and then pulling it out with some pliers. The knob then lifts right off. Took some searching and figuring to find this pin.
    The new knob installs with the typical set pin type setup. Doesn't adding carbon fiber to your car automatically make it faster?
    Hope this helps anyone making the change.

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    Just today I glanced down and thought about how hard it might be to swap the shift knob and the ebrake handle, thanks!

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    I changed my Sport automatic black/chrome knob out for a black leather one from a Lounge. not as fancy as CF, but I like it and it looks good with my leather wheel.

    didn't find a 'pin' when I removed my knob. just pryed off the chrome bezel at the base of the knob and then pulled up on it. was tough, but came right off. just slid the chrome bezel for the new knob over the lever, pushed the Lounge knob down as far as it would go and then pulled the chrome bezel back up, snapping it into place. easy as pie.
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    Do you have any pictures showing how to take it off?
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    Plans for the parking or E brake next?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoicho View Post
    Do you have any pictures showing how to take it off?
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    first, simply pry off the chrome ring around the base of the knob.

    second, lift up on the knob*. it will be kind of difficult, but it will come off. then slip the chrome ring up and off the shaft.

    to install your replacement knob, simply repeat the process in reverse.

    good luck.



    * someone stated there is a 'pin' through the shaft that must be removed before you can pull up and remove the knob. I did not find one on my car. my Charger had the same type knob and it did not have any pin either.
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    Here are some pictures from changing out my automatic gear shift knob on my 500C Lounge. The first shows the stock knob and detail of the pin I had to remove to remove the knob. The last picture is my new knob installed. I am really happy with it and the black and red matches up well with my red and black leather seating.
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    The Sport knob and the Lounge knob are VERY different looking, never realized that till now.

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    Hmm; might have to look in Pep Boys for an 8-ball shift knob today.

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