Download 1. Vehicle Preparation. (FJ Cruiser shown) (a) Vehicle must be on level ground and not on an incline/decline. (b) Fully engage the parking brake. (c) Remove the shift lock release cover. Save for re-use. (Fig. 1-1) (d) Push in the shift lock release button. (Fig. 1-2) (e) Place the shifter in lowest gear. (Fig. 1-3) 2. Remove OE Shift Knob. (a) Remove the OE shift knob by turning counter-clock-wise. (b) Discard the OE shift knob 3. Install the Shift Knob. (a) Install the shift knob by turning clock-wise. (1) When fully installed there should be a 1/2” +/- 3/32” (12mm +/- 2mm) gap between the bottom of the shift knob shaft and the shift gate top surface. (2) The “barrel” of the shift knob should be oriented across the vehicle. (3) Place the shift lever in “Park”. (4) Replace the shift lock release cover. (5) Clean the shift knob with a non-scratch cloth.