View Full Version : Short shifter installation trouble!

09-17-2014, 06:00 PM
Hello all. I was trying to install my short shifter kit on my 2001 and I couldn't get the bolt in the bolt in the picture undone! Any hints?
Thank you!http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/17/b017446d00926882b296e98ef3b630a4.jpg

09-17-2014, 06:03 PM
Better picture?

09-17-2014, 06:06 PM
Thread penetrator, a bigger wrench, and hope it doesn't strip. Pretty sure that bolt is loctited in.

09-17-2014, 06:59 PM
If you still can't break it free try a pen torch to swell the metal then spray with pb blaster or something similar.

09-17-2014, 07:03 PM
I had same problem. Make sure to buy a new bolt when you put it back together. Its an actual bolt now not some stupid torx. also make sure you did alignment marks right where that bolt is.

09-18-2014, 08:57 AM
King could you explain what you mean my alignment marks? First short shifter install -_-

09-18-2014, 09:27 AM
you should mark it like the picture with a sharpie.


Also as i recall i had to put all my weight into it to break that stupid bolt free.

09-18-2014, 09:50 AM
What short shifter did you get?

09-18-2014, 10:35 AM
It's just an ebay one. Just to see if it's any good

Mad Cow
09-18-2014, 10:41 AM
Mine were easy to break loose with a 3/8 ratchet. Are you trying to use an allen wrench or something?

09-18-2014, 11:05 AM
It's just an ebay one. Just to see if it's any good

I just sent you a PM