Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > Technical Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-14-2000, 12:32 AM
Posts: n/a
Thinking of having my shifter knob changed, does anybody out there have done this on S-420. Apreciate any inputs. TIA
Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2000, 02:44 AM
Registered User
Join Date: May 2000
Posts: 226
It depends what year your S420 is, from 92-95 the whole shaft and shift knob are one peice, if you have a 96-99 there is a little black peice that swivels at the base of the shifter that lets you remove the shifter itself of the chrome shaft. You also have to keep this in mind for what type of shift knob you want to get.

I personally changed the shifter of my 95 S420. It was tricky sice I wanted to change it to the 96+ style S600 (knob dosn't come with shaft). I cut the original knobs stiching off and carefully removed the knob from the shaft.Then I simply slid the new one on the shaft and tightning the black swivel base.

Hope this helps.
Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2000, 02:25 PM
Posts: n/a
On your S-420, is the shift knob looks just like a regular black knob(I did the same thing you did on my 300E i'm just not sure if it can be done on this model)How much did the knob cost you coz I can get the whole shifter knob with the shaft for like $59. and it includes the shaft it's just the matter of installing it. Thanks for the input I'll give it a shot.
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
89 300E auto trans - time to change fluid yambrovich Tech Help 11 12-07-2000 03:35 PM
Power Steering Fluid Change S420 azbenz Tech Help 0 07-02-2000 02:04 PM
Auto Transmission Oil Change................ roland__y Tech Help 1 05-09-2000 07:08 AM
What to watch for? zachv Tech Help 4 03-25-2000 06:24 PM
Change the gear knob on 560SEC (1986) Adam Tech Help 2 05-27-1999 01:01 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:19 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page