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Old 02-18-2012, 06:20 PM
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I got tired of the little orange plastic auto shift indicator breaking.I've replaced it with used ones I've found twice.
Made my own in 3 hours out of metal and locally available parts. Anyone interested?
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Last time I was under the boot was to disconnect the Park solenoid. My indicator has since bitten the dust. Would be interested in what you came up with. Pics please. BIGHANK
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I'll bite,
Let's see what you got?
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Old 02-18-2012, 09:58 PM
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My only problem is I can't for the life of me figure out how to put pictures on this website.
I built a indicator out of metal, and I had a spare shifter to install it and get the size and shape right.
As soon as I can figure out how to post pictures, I'll do it. any help will be appreciated
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take one let me know how much you need for it thanks jv

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Old 02-18-2012, 10:13 PM
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I have a junk e-mail address. < [email protected] >
Anybody interested in my indicator, send me an e-mail with "C5 -Indicator" in the subject line and I'll e-mail you back and show you what I got. Sorry I can't post photos on the forum. I can't figure it out.
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Here are the photos from Charles.









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I've never had the problem of that little piece breaking. How does it happen?
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Mine is fine too. But from what I have read, the bulb get's hot enough it melts the plastic piece over time and it breaks. A LED might fix the problem for one that is working still before it breaks.

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You are a god of gods! when I asked our wonderful vendor community to come up with a replacement part we got nada for a response...you go in the forum hall of fame as far as I am concerned...vendors, get the hall of shame award. here's my thread on this knotty problem....

http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c5-g...s-gremlin.html

and, Hall of Shame winner....

http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c5-g...this-part.html
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Charles I'm interested.
Let me know how much and where to order.
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I'm looking at $45.00 to build each one.It took me 3 hours to build and adjust the first one.
Understand, It's not the cost of the materials. After it is built it's the time it takes to work with it in an actual shifter to make sure it doesnt rub or bind up. After I do that, then I can paint it and put the white teflon based tape on to help it slide easier.
Contact me at my yahoo address.
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I'M INTERESTED! MINE must be broke Chevy garage said $500 to fix! Is this so? I can do a lot myself! Is there somewhere I can go for real instead ? Is it really that hard and expensive to do? Thanks Larry S ([email protected])
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I understand it is a dealer or complete assembly purchase. That is why I made my own.

http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c5-t...tructions.html

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Originally Posted by $$$frumnuttin' View Post
You are a god of gods! when I asked our wonderful vendor community to come up with a replacement part we got nada for a response...you go in the forum hall of fame as far as I am concerned...vendors, get the hall of shame award. here's my thread on this knotty problem....

http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c5-g...s-gremlin.html

and, Hall of Shame winner....

http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c5-g...this-part.html
Actually, you HAVE more info than you know.
Awesome. The parts that are in the first picture show the lens and the PRND21 housing removed from the black plastic bezel that they are clipped to somehow...How do you remove that Black plastic piece that has the PRND21 from the black housing frame (the piece with the 3 pieces that you need to pinch (12 oclock, 6 oclock, and 3 oclock), and how did you remove the clear plastic lens from the top of the PRND21??
These are the important questions.
Once I figure out how to remove the PRND21 housing so I can hold it in my hand and how to remove the clear lens, I can remove the broken orange piece that is still on top of the "P" and install this new one.

Any advise would be golden.

Thanks again for the response
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Originally Posted by $$$frumnuttin' View Post
You are a god of gods! when I asked our wonderful vendor community to come up with a replacement part we got nada for a response...you go in the forum hall of fame as far as I am concerned...vendors, get the hall of shame award. here's my thread on this knotty problem....

http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c5-g...s-gremlin.html

and, Hall of Shame winner....

http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c5-g...this-part.html
double post !!! Sorry
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