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Old 12-01-2017, 10:48 AM   #1
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Where can I get adapters for original marble gear shift knobs to be able to use on a model a gear shift?
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Old 12-01-2017, 10:52 AM   #2
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I found the right thread size nut and epoxied it in the knob. Worked great.
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Old 12-01-2017, 11:00 AM   #3
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I am trying to find a couple of the original type adapters which I believe were made out of brass. I have seen them at Hershey before. Thanks for your reply.
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Old 12-01-2017, 11:10 AM   #4
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Oil the shifter threads, fill the knob with JB-Weld & screw it on.
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Old 12-01-2017, 11:12 AM   #5
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I just drill and tap a brass bolt and cut it off and make what ever you need. the Model A is 5/16" fine thread.
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Old 12-01-2017, 11:54 AM   #6
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Orchard Supply Hardware (In Cal) or specialty hardware stores sometimes carry the thin brass sleeve adapters. Also, some knobs sold on ebay come with a variety of thread adapters. I saw some recently at our local Ace Hardware but not sure of the size.
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Old 12-01-2017, 12:10 PM   #7
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I just drill and tap a brass bolt and cut it off and make what ever you need. the Model A is 5/16" fine thread.
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