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Where to find the string / wire that works the shift indicator on auto trans?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Eric M., Apr 14, 2006.

  1. Eric M.

    Eric M. 1/2 ton status

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    Anyone know where I can find that string / wire thing with the clip that works the shift indicator on column of auto trans. trucks?

    I know I've seen them before, I thought it Was LMC or Chevy Duty, but neither have it.

    Thanks,

    Eric M.
     
  2. ryoken

    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    sucks.. i just threw out 2.. woulda sent em off to ya in an envelope.. sorry... should be an easy find in a yunkyard i would think tho...
     
  3. R77K10

    R77K10 Banned

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    yeah from a parts truck is about the only way if gm cant get them

    i always aave good ones form parts rigs,

    they are worth their weight in gold

    never toss them out

    i am always needing one on rigs i buy because alot of times they are broken and im donw to my last good one now for the 77 because it is broken in it

    save them all, someone could use them


    good luck
     
  4. beater_k20

    beater_k20 Banned

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    should still be available through your local GM dealer. if memory serves me correctly, they're about $10
     
  5. diesel4me

    diesel4me 1 ton status Premium Member

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    make one!..

    I used a peice of bicycle brake cable and those "wire stop" clamps to make a home brewed one that worked ok..but a junkyard should have a few..:crazy:
     
  6. R77K10

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    they are a pocket item in the yards

    all you need is the cable, not the plate or anything else

    hell ive "pocketed" an entire instrument cluster before,

    i dont believe in giving certain money hungry yards more money than they deserve,

    so..


    good luck
     
  7. Eric M.

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    I was at GM today - they still have them. I ordered up a pair. $16.31 ea. here in CA.

    Thanks,

    Eric M.
     
  8. mofugly13

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    OUCH! Wish I saw this earlier, I have two JY spares downstairs right now.
     
  9. Chief Brody

    Chief Brody Chief of Amity Police Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Anybody got one? the string broke on mine...I attempted to use a guitar string but it doesn't work well...when moving farther right it pulls the orangeindicator out of its track and it gets stuck.
     

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