<VV> Help removing the pg dash shifter knob on '68

D Olson 1968canadiancorvair at gmail.com
Sun Oct 7 14:59:50 EDT 2018

Thank you for your help.
Regards, David

On Sun, Oct 7, 2018, 7:56 AM Robert Marlow, Vairtec Corporation via
VirtualVairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:

> On 10/6/2018 6:40 PM, D Olson via VirtualVairs wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am trying to remove the dashboard on my '68 and having a difficult time
> > trying to remove the dash shifter lever knob.   Any suggestions would be
> > really appreciated.
> David, I've not see any public responses, although you certainly may
> have received private ones.
> IIRC it is not necessary to remove that knob in order to remove the
> instrument cluster from the car; the entire Powerglide shift lever
> assembly will come out with the cluster.  The shift cable and the
> electrical connector on the back will have to be disconnected.  Not the
> easiest task, it would help to have the miniature Kevin Harvick from the
> TV commercials to climb back there.
> It is necessary, or course, to remove that knob if you want to remove
> the Powerglide shift lever assembly from the instrument cluster.
> How does it come off?  By yanking on it with considerable effort. It is
> simply glued on, on a slightly barbed shaft.  Its removal will make it
> less of a snug fit when it is re-installed, so a little care in removal
> will help with the subsequent re-installation.
> --Bob
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