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- Toyota MR2 Spyder
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So I followed these instructions the other day. No offense to the people that designed the OEM shift knob which looks really cool but its metal. Here in the desert I would get in my car and I can't touch my shift knob because it is literally to hot to handle. Like you can burn your self hot here in AZ. So ordered an installed an aftermarket Momo shift knob the other day. I installed it like the DIY instructions stated. Here is the finished product.
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But after looking at it after a while I think I did something wrong because now the boot won't go up all the way because I don't have the original shifter shaft on. The shift knob had its own bottom part but I can't fit the retaining clips on the bottom
of the shift knob. So now there is this gap in between the boot and the shift knob.
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Is this a problem that there is a gap between those two areas other then for aesthetics? It would be nice if my boot came up to the bottom of the shift knob like everybody else. Did I install this incorrectly or am I supposed to take the retaining clip out of the boot? If so how do you take your boot out of your car without having to uninstall half your dashboard? If I take the retaining clip out of the boot will it still say up and flush with bottom of shift knob?
The only issue you would have is dirt and debris dropping down the opening.
As far as getting it to sit flush, you will have to improvise. Have you tried to just use the stock retainer?