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Old 08-30-2013, 14:36   #1 (permalink)
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I am working on my console and need to replace the rubber seal that covers the slot where the shifter travels. This is an automatic. On the underside of the plastic PRNDL unit there are two clips that held the seal in place. They are the small black clips that you push on and won't come off. The one way kind. How can I remove them? The pins that they are on are plastic and if you break them your out of luck. Any idea's?
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Re: 79 Pace Car gear selector question

Have you tried looking here?

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Re: 79 Pace Car gear selector question

My problem is I don't want to start prying on them and possibly break the plastic pins on the selector panel. Is there a trick to removing them? Once they are pushed on the jaws won't let them come back off, if you know what I mean. I don't want to have to try to find another gear selector panel if I break off the pins.
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Re: 79 Pace Car gear selector question

Well I took two very small screwdrivers and carefully pried up on the jaws on both sides of the spring nut and I got them off. It took a while but it worked. Should be able to use them again when I put the new shifter seal in. Guess it was kind of a weird question I asked.
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Re: 79 Pace Car gear selector question

Not really. I'm sure there's some sort of special tool out there, but I don't where you'd get it. I've done the same thing you did, but I have to confess, I haven't had enough success that way to recommend it unless you have an alternate plan on hooking it back up.
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