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Want to get my Knob off :-)

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by S3 Dave, May 29, 2011.

  1. S3 Dave

    S3 Dave Now running on Heavy Oil

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    I've ordered the Alloy special edition gearknob.does anyone know how you get the existing one off??
    Does it unscrew?? and how does the gaitor come off?

    Any advice appreciated
     
  2. moag

    moag she's no d-turbo

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    Pull the gator and gear stick surround out of its position and pull the gator vertically over the end of the gear stick. You will see a metal ring which attaches the gear knob to the stick. Cut the ring with side cutters.

    That ring is commonly used for hose fittings so you should be able to source a replacement from a builders merchants
     
  3. S3 Dave

    S3 Dave Now running on Heavy Oil

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    Nice one! I'll be pulling on me Knob and cutting a ring as soon as it's landed :) :)
     
  4. jb0o

    jb0o North East Forum Moderator
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    Be careful though, they're known to be fairly sensitive.
     

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