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This is a discussion on help within the Interior Mods forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I just got my cobb short throw shifter and i took my stock one out and i cant get the ...

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    I just got my cobb short throw shifter and i took my stock one out and i cant get the cobb one in the socket for anything. Any suggestions. Thanks. I need my car for tomorrow lol.
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    bump

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    what do you mean you cant get it into socket? like.. you cant get out of neutral?

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    No i took out my stock shifter and went to install my new cobb one and i cant get the little ball at the bottom of it to go into the socket.

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    http://videos.hspn.com/?videoid=30
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    videos on how to install the cobb shifter. hopefully that helps?


    next time you should wait until the weekend to work on your car that way you dont have to rush.

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    Make sure you apply some grease. the one from the stock shifter ball works fine. Then you would need to familiarize yourself with a tool called a rubber malet. It will fix your problem.

    oh, and BTW, I installed my short shifter in about 5 minutes. easy peezy
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    True but i thought it would be easy and I wouldnt have any problems.

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    shouldve went with kartboy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Malaka628 View Post
    True but i thought it would be easy and I wouldnt have any problems.
    did you use the mallet?

    Quote Originally Posted by wrxtreme06 View Post
    shouldve went with kartboy
    +1

    an adjustable SS seems rather useless, cause how often are you really gonna go in there and adjust it?
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