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Old 01-05-2005, 08:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i well im 16 and today i just bought my second car...which happens to be a beautiful 1992 318is its perfect...the seats have been covered with seatcovers since it was bought and the car was garage kept. the person who had it before me put on a momo carbon fiber shift knob. ive notied when i shift it just hold on to the shifter, the knob turns. how can i stop this...does it tighten or hook on tighter somehow? how can i do it?

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Old 01-05-2005, 08:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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unscrew the base bit, and there should be some allen key screws going into the stick. tighten them and youll be sweet
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some shift knobs have different inserts in them to make them fit a certain car.. maybe yours is to loose....

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Old 01-05-2005, 09:04 PM   #4 (permalink)
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u try screwing it back on... heh
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mine does the same thing. It just spins and spins. Either way you turn it nothing loosens or tightens..I have just been dealing with it. I assume you have to pull it off and try and figure out the problem. I will try later today and tell you what I come up with
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