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Old 02-24-2006, 01:45 PM   #1
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trying to get shift nob off e36 m3 stick

has anyone done this? im trying to get my shift nob off my m3. the mantince guide says to yank up really hard but it doesnt seem to move at all. maby im doing it rong but if anyone can help that would be awsome. thanks guys
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Old 02-24-2006, 02:40 PM   #2
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that's the same way they come off the e46; BE CAREFUL NOT TO PUNCH YOURSELF IN THE FACE! many fanatics have - black eyes, bloody noses...not pretty...
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Old 02-24-2006, 03:04 PM   #3
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yea there have been broken noses, broken rear view mirrors, and more.

give it one hard pull and it should come off... i ALMOST punched myself in the face; just be careful
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Old 02-24-2006, 03:06 PM   #4
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Motorcycle full face helmet. Some work gloves and get in the back seat with the shifter in 2nd or 4th. Pull like hell and it will come off.
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Old 02-24-2006, 03:08 PM   #5
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that's the same way they come off the e46; BE CAREFUL NOT TO PUNCH YOURSELF IN THE FACE! many fanatics have - black eyes, bloody noses...not pretty...
One poor guy broke his windshield.

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Old 02-24-2006, 03:51 PM   #6
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can i twist at all or is that not a good thing
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Old 02-24-2006, 04:12 PM   #7
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DON"T TWIST - just pull, and did we mention really hard.
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Old 02-24-2006, 04:30 PM   #8
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i feel like if i pull to hard it will brake the shifter. should i be woried about it??
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Old 02-24-2006, 04:30 PM   #9
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i feel like if i pull to hard it will brake the shifter. should i be woried about it??
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Old 02-24-2006, 04:30 PM   #10
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i feel like if i pull to hard it will brake the shifter. should i be woried about it??
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Old 02-24-2006, 04:36 PM   #11
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No, you won't hurt it, but seriously, watch out, I punched myself in the face
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Old 02-24-2006, 06:45 PM   #12
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cool thanks guy. as soon as i get off work i going to pull the **** out of the thing. hopefully you wont hear a post from me in a few hours about how i had to go to the hospital because my car attacked me
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