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Old 01-19-2010, 11:36 PM
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How do I or can I tighten up the shift cable? when I have it in drive the little red dial can move around dial between D and 2nd gear it just has slop in it or is it time for a new shift cable?
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Old 01-20-2010, 03:26 AM
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I'd like to know aswell
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Old 01-20-2010, 03:33 AM
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Not to change the subject but how you like those Dirt Grips? I have always thought about tryin them out
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Old 01-20-2010, 01:05 PM
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Not to change the subject but how you like those Dirt Grips? I have always thought about tryin them out
I love them personally.I don't go out 4 wheeling much because I don't have anybody locally to go with to me than can get me out if I get stuck.I do,do the ocasional offroad recovery for work and I have went thru some deep holes and severly sloppy chit and they preformed great.They are not to loud on the highway,they ride good,and I never have a problem getting them to balance out.Pretty damn good tires IMO!
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This is something to check for-mine did this as well,
There's a bushing where your shift lever goes through column under plastic column housing.
The bushing comes out of seat and leaves slop in shifter.
Took apart and reseated bushing 4 years ago and is still good.
You have to take plastic column casing apart to check.
But also make sure shifter cable plastic brackets aren't broken and you are ok down on tranny as well before you go into the column.
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How do I or can I tighten up the shift cable? when I have it in drive the little red dial can move around dial between D and 2nd gear it just has slop in it or is it time for a new shift cable?
Yea same here. I'd like it to be like new
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Old 01-20-2010, 07:08 PM
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If you do go into your column-I know this sounds like talking stupid,but take off both battery grounds because you have to remove ignition lock in run position(you'll see a hole underneath )to push pocket screwdriver up into and lock will slide out-and you won't kill your batteries.
Make sure you have u-joint sockets so you don't have to take dash apart too much!
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Old 01-20-2010, 11:54 PM
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Well I will have to look into that tomorrow I did see a thumb wheel under the dash when you take the fuse pannel cover off and I moved that and it adjusted the needle. but I will look into the sloppy thing tomorrow.

I think I might have to try out a set of them Dirt Grips these Toyo's kinda suck on road awsome offroad SUck.
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