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Old 09-04-2010, 01:24 PM   #1
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remove firebird shift ****?

hey i'm trying to replace my shift plate in my 89 GTA and i just need to remove the shifter **** and it'll be off. how do i do that?
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Old 09-04-2010, 01:49 PM   #2
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Re: remove firebird shift ****?

i now this from experience, in the front of the stem of the shifter there a notch where a staple looking keeper comes out of, if you pull that out then the shifter head should just pop right off, if not, dont force it or it will break
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Old 09-04-2010, 10:13 PM   #3
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Re: remove firebird shift ****?

ok well i got that pin pulled out, and the **** isn't budging. do i need to do anything else?
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Re: remove firebird shift ****?

well when i got a new one at the junkyard it just pulled off for me, my other one broke cause my frined decicded to twist it off with the pin still in, but thats wierd
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Re: remove firebird shift ****?

it came off eventually. i just had to pull and pull, and pry it off with a flat head screw driver. came right off then.
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Old 09-07-2010, 02:33 PM   #6
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Re: remove firebird shift ****?

good glad to hear you got it off, i thought it may just be a little tight
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Re: remove firebird shift ****?

How about getting the damn thing back on?
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How about getting the damn thing back on?
I usually hit them with a hammer.
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Old 08-23-2017, 04:46 PM   #9
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Re: remove firebird shift ****?

I'd recommend a rubber mallet instead if you have one.
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