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It would be easy as opening up the glove box shifting gears then closing the glove box. Nice and stealth like!!
I have the same full center console in my '03 Silverado and I'm getting ready to do the SAS this was one of the few dilemas I have left. With your cable shifter do you plan on running 2 cables? Otherwise how do you plan on getting it to shift back?
 

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A guy on another forum i'm on installed a factory floor shifter with his console. He put it in a vise and put two 90* bends in the shaft to move it over the tiny bit it needs to clear. He cut the factory shifter cover plastic piece to make it fit, but didn't have to cut the console. here's his:





i'm planning on doing the same. the inside edge of the slot that the shifter moves in is just outside where the console ends. so a little bending to make the knob clear and i'll be golden. my current clusterfuck:

 

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I have the same full center console in my '03 Silverado and I'm getting ready to do the SAS this was one of the few dilemas I have left. With your cable shifter do you plan on running 2 cables? Otherwise how do you plan on getting it to shift back?
It's a single cable shifter. But it's a heavy duty push pull cable.


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What I did in my tahoe was pulled the carpet back (only had to remove center counsel) far enough to get in with a cutoff wheel. The floor comes from the factory has an indent stamped in the shape of the floor shifter. I used the seal/gasket from the floor shifter assembly as a template for where to cut/drill. After the assembly was installed, I removed the lever and put the carpet/center counsel back in place. Then I took a utility knife and cut a small groove/slit through the carpet for the lever. The factory lever barely cleared the counsel without the handle on, so a slight bend to the lever was needed. It turned out looking good enough that the plastic cover wasn't needed. I can take some pics later if interested.
 

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What I did in my tahoe was pulled the carpet back (only had to remove center counsel) far enough to get in with a cutoff wheel. The floor comes from the factory has an indent stamped in the shape of the floor shifter. I used the seal/gasket from the floor shifter assembly as a template for where to cut/drill. After the assembly was installed, I removed the lever and put the carpet/center counsel back in place. Then I took a utility knife and cut a small groove/slit through the carpet for the lever. The factory lever barely cleared the counsel without the handle on, so a slight bend to the lever was needed. It turned out looking good enough that the plastic cover wasn't needed. I can take some pics later if interested.
I'd be interested in seeing your setup Wes.
 

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Ok, so something like an ox locker would use? Never seen that before but it sounds like a good idea.
This is the end of the cable, I have a small heim joint that goes on the end.
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The "cable" is more like a rod that slides inside the housing. The housing ends at the black rubber seal on the right.


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The "cable" is more like a rod that slides inside the housing. The housing ends at the black rubber seal on the right.


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Cool yea that's what I figured. I just found your other thread on here about it and looked at the companies site.
 

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Here's a few pics. It's more subtle than the pictures make it look, either way it's funtion outways it's looks. I also have a 3" BL and had to deal with the fuel line issue when connecting the shift linkage. I ended up using part of a mower deck linkage from a craftsman mower, had the perfect bend to clear the lines and was adjustable.... no modifications to it were needed :p





 

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Here's a few pics. It's more subtle than the pictures make it look, either way it's funtion outways it's looks. I also have a 3" BL and had to deal with the fuel line issue when connecting the shift linkage. I ended up using part of a mower deck linkage from a craftsman mower, had the perfect bend to clear the lines and was adjustable.... no modifications to it were needed :p





That looks pretty close to my console so I reckon it'd work for me too. I remember seeing a thread with that Craftsman part number, must have been you? I have the 3" BL as well so I'd have to come up with a way around those lines.
 

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So tonight I finished the shifter instal. And I just ordered those linkage parts. They will be delivered on Monday. So by Tuesday it should be all done. Thanks for the link to sears, very helpful!


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No problem..... I might be in need of help/advise in the near future, currently tearing down something from a 79 F350 to replace my IFS, and I remember a particular writeup in 4wor several years ago about a 3-linked nbs hoe.....
 

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Yeah that was me. If I can be of any help I will
 

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Just finished installing the shifter.
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No linkage yet. I should get that on Monday.


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Do you still have the plastic shroud? Is it blue or grey? (From a 99-02 or an 03-06 truck)?
 
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