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Old 01-14-2010, 10:27 PM   #1
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Question Automatic Shifter Boot

I have searched and found something of interest, but didn't directly answer my question. So here it goes...

I have a 1999 323i Automatic. I have taken apart the shifter trim (window switches and gloss black trim) and shifter plastic surround (where the PRND432 & where the manual shifter boot would go). I want to place a Manual shift boot on my automatic shifter. It looks like the opening for the boot and the plastic shifter surround are identical in size. I would like to know if it can be done...

If it is possible, I plan on ordering from shiftstyle.com. Any comments would be appreciated!

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Old 01-14-2010, 11:10 PM   #2
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Old 01-14-2010, 11:12 PM   #3
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yea i have it done on mine..just need the boot and the trim that snaps in
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Old 01-14-2010, 11:15 PM   #4
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Do you know if shiftstyle.com would include the trim that snaps in?
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Old 01-14-2010, 11:26 PM   #5
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The trim is not really needed. I had one on mine but took it off later. You can hot glue it or just have it pushed in under pressure.



I hate posting this pic, but shows you the shift boot. Hope this helps. Most people hate my interior, but I like it.
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Old 01-14-2010, 11:29 PM   #6
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Fantastic, I am ordering one first thing in the morning! Thanks so much guys!
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Old 01-14-2010, 11:34 PM   #7
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Sparker, are you interested in selling your automatic shift cover?
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Old 01-14-2010, 11:54 PM   #8
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Sorry, I am not. I keep all the original parts for when I go to sell the car. Truely sorry! However, if you are interested in buying one, you can find one here for about $70 bucks brand new...
http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-323...ifter/ES86527/
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Old 01-15-2010, 01:38 AM   #9
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I think I got mine in the picture off Ebay...with the stitching, around 40 bucks. I eventually took it off though. Do not have it anymore. I did like it at the time. I still have the matching shift boot still installed. Sometimes, kinda wish I had it back.
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Old 05-27-2010, 10:43 PM   #10
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