OT, I have a problem

Discussion in 'OT Driven' started by Red Hunter, May 9, 2003.

  1. Red Hunter

    Red Hunter Guest

    I need to remove my shift knob.

    It screws on via threads.

    Is made of aluminum.

    Pretty sure the actual shifter is steel.

    Its been on for almost a year.

    It is secured in place with locktite.

    I've tried twisting it off many times with my hands.

    It will not budge.

  2. Peter O'Hanraha-hanrahan

    Peter O'Hanraha-hanrahan OT Supporter

    Aug 20, 2002
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    hmmm locktite... sorry, no clue how to get it off
    EDIT: Searched around and saw that people suggested heating the things with a torch or some sort of low-heat source (also a cig lighter) so i guess try that?
  3. Red Hunter

    Red Hunter Guest

    Nvm. I just got it off.

    It was hard too.

    I found this thing I am going to call a "rubber strap wrench" and got it off.

    Problem solved.

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