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#1 (permalink) Old 07-14-2004, 05:00 AM
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Ive just bought myself a new shiftknob for my '94 520 and ive been trying to unscrew and pull off and push off the old knob but i dont dare use to much force...has anybody changed the shift knob in an e34? btw...no pin or screw visible

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If you have anautomatic with the dogleg style of shifter knob, the set screw is on the forward (instrument cluster ) side of the handle and it is buriend in a cavity. I use a 3MM (I believe) allen wrench to remove my set screw (E32), but the auto box levers are similar).
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nope manual...you think the pin might be hidden under somthing?

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check this out....might help

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and this one is for an e36, but you might get something out of it.

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Thank you but i tried topull harder yesterday and got it off but the diy did work:P
thank you very much

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