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      05-11-2009, 01:04 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by joon View Post
Great DIY!

I have a couple of questions..

Is it possible to extract lighted assembly without tearing into the stock knob? How would you do it again? Clamp it in a vise and push it out from behind?
Short answer, NO. I don't think it is possible without cutting the wires. Trust me you don't want the stock one after you use the ZHP.

Also, I have had at least two different individuals ask about how I got the shift knob on without stripping the wiring, as it is very tight if you try to pass the wires through the same opening as the shifter. In my original post I mention a smaller hole that is drilled in order to have the wires pass through. Here is a picture, hope this helps.
Originally Posted by ///Metak View Post
...A smaller hole is drilled the legnth of the shift knob to allow the wiring to pass through from the LED board. To feed the wire through you need to remove the plug with a small flat srewdriver (NO CUTTING is neccesarry). After you feed the wires through, you just push the wires back into the plug.
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