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Old 11-30-2009, 07:30 PM
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"New" shift knob for the WK

This beer tap handle belonged to my maternal grandfather and was once installed on my first Jeep (63 CJ-5A). Thing is over 35yrs old and from back when Schmidt's Brewing Co was still in Philly.

Damn it is cold to the touch but I like the way it looks!
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Old 11-30-2009, 07:31 PM
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Re: "New" shift knob for the WK

Innovative. I like.
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Old 11-30-2009, 07:32 PM
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Re: "New" shift knob for the WK

Nice. It's definitely one of a kind.
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Old 11-30-2009, 07:35 PM
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Re: "New" shift knob for the WK

Sick Joe!
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Re: "New" shift knob for the WK

Thanks guys! It is definitely a unique look and a treasured piece of Philly history for me. Right now it is just temporarily installed with a masking tape "bushing" until I decide if I can tolerate the cold feel. If I do decide to keep it on the WK, I'll probably figure out some way to create a more solid bushing with a set screw for keeping it secure.
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Re: "New" shift knob for the WK

Nice!!! Better than the one Irf has. Here's a pic he just sent me....

not work safe
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Re: "New" shift knob for the WK

that is funny for a number of reasons, reasons that i wont list, but just,

i really hope that is a girls car, would be sad if not
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Re: "New" shift knob for the WK

I hope so too. LOL
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Re: "New" shift knob for the WK

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This beer tap handle belonged to my maternal grandfather and was once installed on my first Jeep (63 CJ-5A). Thing is over 35yrs old and from back when Schmidt's Brewing Co was still in Philly.

Damn it is cold to the touch but I like the way it looks!
When I mod a car, I do things like this. I'm more into fabrication than using off-the-shelf parts, though there is certainly nothing wrong with that at all.

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Nice!!! Better than the one Irf has. Here's a pic he just sent me....
Oh! Fawking SNAP!
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Re: "New" shift knob for the WK

Awesome idea for a shifter Joe, although I can just about imagine how cold that must feel on a cold morning! brrr...

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i really hope that is a girls car, would be sad if not
I wouldn't fancy being in the passenger seat if it wasn't!!
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Re: "New" shift knob for the WK

That's a great idea -- love it.

As for IRFs shifter, I hope he doesn't use autostick with that, it may erupt?
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