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Well I took off the shift knob and decided it was time to shorten this thing up some just for fun. I took off the top of the shifter which is just held in with clips. Then I unscrewed the two screws at the side on the lower plastic to get to this:

I highlighted all of the 12mm bolt heads for you to see. There are four of them. The two cables were simple to remove by pushing the clips apart and turning the lower part of the cable counterclockwise like so:

Then I took it over to the vise and put a 12mm by 1.25mm die on it and went to town threading it as far down as I could:

Then I cut the 1 1/2" off and now have this:

I'll let you know how it is when I have the car back together.
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