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post #1 of 4 Old Oct 1st, 2010, 12:22 pm Thread Starter
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shifter ball joint removal

replacing shift linkage with one from Powergrid. just removed the shift linkage and the ball attached to the back of the shifter. what tool is used to remove the three remaining balls. thanks
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I carry small needle nose visegrips just for those.
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figured it out. 8mm stubby w/flex head.
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