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 Post subject: Shortest shifter ever!
PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:44 am 
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I was driving my Datsun today and the crazyest thing happened, the shift lever broke off in my hand.

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So I pulled over and without undoing my seat belt I was able to fix it by sliding my wheel lock key over the broken stub sticking out of the tranny.When I got where I was going I removed the shift knob and installed it onto the 1/2 inch long piece of shifter I had left. Done!

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True MacGyver'ing, for sure. Good job.

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Wow! Someone still owns a Datsun???

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:01 pm 
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Wow! Someone still owns a Datsun???


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I remember when short shifters were all the rage on Datsuns. Nice job Tim!


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