Got a New Shift Knob. How do I take off the stock one??
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    Got a New Shift Knob. How do I take off the stock one??

    I just ordered a RAZO carbon fiber shift knob. How do i take the stock knob off and will my stock boot work with this knob. can anyone post their experiences. I just got the WRX on Friday. This is my first mod and I need some help.

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    you just unscrew it.... its pretty tight at first, and you have to turn it for forever, but it will come off. then when its off it just takes a little pulling to get the boot detached from the knob...
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    so all I have to do is tug on the shift boot? I just dont wanna mess anything up....Yet....

    Also will this boot hook back up to my RAZO knob?

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    If it's ONLY a knob, then just take off the stock knob by unscrewing it (like 100 turns lol) and then putting the new one on. Simple as that!
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    It is that simple, i had to turn my hand 74 times (my friend counted).

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    hey wat kinda razo shift knob did u get, mcguirkgti?
    do u have pics?

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    Don't be shy, untwist that bad boy til it comes off the shifter, then grab the boot with one hand, and the knob with the other. Twist and PULL. The boot will snap right off the knob. Again, don't be afraid to put some muscle into it
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