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Changed to a B&M shifter and stripped the knob. Called the dealer and they want $192 plus tax for the knob and the boot!:banghead: I don't want to permanately mount it to the shifter to fix the problem. Does anyone have a stock black shifter in good condition they are willing to sell. Thanks.

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Geoff,

You can get the boot and knob at GMPD for about 140. I have an extra boot if you want, PM for details.


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I was looking for the shifter on GMPD but could not find it. Maybe I'm not looking in the right spot. Where did you find it?

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DD,

Did you strip the knob or the shifter handle itself? The knob can be had at GMPD, or call Van Devere Caddy in Akron and Dal will help you out. I had the Katech shifter w/stock knob and I spun the knob too tight and it stripped out the plastic sleeve inside of the knob, so I had to order a new boot/knob combo. See the faq for pn

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I stripped the plastic inside the knob. So I will have to order a boot/knob combo. Thanks F, I will check the faq.

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I don't know if this is the same issue I had with my stock knob but:

After my car was at the dealer for a re-program temp guage my shifter knob would spin in my hand. What I did was take an small nail, heat it and push it thru the plastic (back of knob on dash side). Then I grabbed a 8/32 tap and tapped threads into it. Then I used a 1/2" X 8/32 Hex Skrew to tighten it up. You could use two if you want. It tightened it up good as new, probably better.

Might save you a couple of bucks/easy fix.
 

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I thought of doing that too. But in the end, the knob was on a Katech shifter (which was threaded) and I was changing back to the UUC (which is click-fit), So I tossed the whole shifter assy with knob and I havent looked back.

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I just ordered a new one from GMPD. Cost me 140.00 just like you said F. The B&M does have the option of the click or thread fit though.
 
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