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  1. Begin by removing both armrest sections. These are held in with clips, so just grab them and pull them upwards. These are held in with clips, so just grab them and pull them upwards.
    • Begin by removing both armrest sections.

    • These are held in with clips, so just grab them and pull them upwards.

  2. Remove the upper console trim sections by inserting a plastic pry tool at the bottom. Gently pry upward just enough to get your fingers under. Then pull the clips outward to release the plastic trim. Be sure not the mar up the surfaces with the pry tool.
    • Remove the upper console trim sections by inserting a plastic pry tool at the bottom.

    • Gently pry upward just enough to get your fingers under. Then pull the clips outward to release the plastic trim.

    • Be sure not the mar up the surfaces with the pry tool.

  3. Remove the shift knob and boot collar. Use a phillips screwdriver and remove the two retaining screws. Then grab the back section and pull upwards; this should unclip the shift boot cover.
    • Remove the shift knob and boot collar.

    • Use a phillips screwdriver and remove the two retaining screws.

    • Then grab the back section and pull upwards; this should unclip the shift boot cover.

  4. Lift the shift boot cover upwards and unplug all of the electrical connectors. Lift the shift boot cover upwards and unplug all of the electrical connectors. Lift the shift boot cover upwards and unplug all of the electrical connectors.
    • Lift the shift boot cover upwards and unplug all of the electrical connectors.

  5. Use your fingers and gently pry the HVAC control panel outward. This will unclip and then you can unplug it. Use your fingers and gently pry the HVAC control panel outward. This will unclip and then you can unplug it. Use your fingers and gently pry the HVAC control panel outward. This will unclip and then you can unplug it.
    • Use your fingers and gently pry the HVAC control panel outward. This will unclip and then you can unplug it.

  6. Remove the two phillips screws holding the side console trim sections in place. Remove the two phillips screws holding the side console trim sections in place.
    • Remove the two phillips screws holding the side console trim sections in place.

  7. Remove the center console screw. Then pull the upper section upwards and remove it from the car.
    • Remove the center console screw.

    • Then pull the upper section upwards and remove it from the car.

  8. Begin the remove the lower section of the console by pulling the console panel outward. This contains the 12v socket and USB ports. Unplug them all and remove the panel from the car. Unplug them all and remove the panel from the car.
    • Begin the remove the lower section of the console by pulling the console panel outward. This contains the 12v socket and USB ports.

    • Unplug them all and remove the panel from the car.

  9. Unclip the inner wire harness inside of the console. Then, inside of the armrest, under the bottom pad, remove the two screws. Then, inside of the armrest, under the bottom pad, remove the two screws.
    • Unclip the inner wire harness inside of the console.

    • Then, inside of the armrest, under the bottom pad, remove the two screws.

  10. Lift the console up and slide it backward. Remove it from the car.
    • Lift the console up and slide it backward. Remove it from the car.

  11. Disconnect the shifter cables. Spread the wire apart and slide the cable off the ball. Depress the corner of the shifter cable and spin it, then slide it upward to remove it from the shifter.
    • Disconnect the shifter cables.

    • Spread the wire apart and slide the cable off the ball.

    • Depress the corner of the shifter cable and spin it, then slide it upward to remove it from the shifter.

  12. Repeat step 11 for the LH side cable. Repeat step 11 for the LH side cable. Repeat step 11 for the LH side cable.
    • Repeat step 11 for the LH side cable.

  13. Remove the battery terminals, start with the ground first. Remove the battery terminals, start with the ground first. Remove the battery terminals, start with the ground first.
    • Remove the battery terminals, start with the ground first.

  14. Unbolt and remove the battery tie-down bracket. Unbolt and remove the battery tie-down bracket. Unbolt and remove the battery tie-down bracket.
    • Unbolt and remove the battery tie-down bracket.

  15. Remove the battery from the car. Then, remove the battery isolator. Remove the battery from the car. Then, remove the battery isolator.
    • Remove the battery from the car. Then, remove the battery isolator.

  16. Unbolt the battery tray and remove it from the car. Unbolt the battery tray and remove it from the car. Unbolt the battery tray and remove it from the car.
    • Unbolt the battery tray and remove it from the car.

  17. Loosen the air inlet tube and remove it. Be sure to move the hoses out of the way. Loosen the air inlet tube and remove it. Be sure to move the hoses out of the way. Loosen the air inlet tube and remove it. Be sure to move the hoses out of the way.
    • Loosen the air inlet tube and remove it. Be sure to move the hoses out of the way.

  18. Remove the shifter cable spring clips from the transmission bracket. These are tough and may require a pry tool such as a flat tip screw driver to pry bar. Start at the end and work your way inward, grab them with plies and pull them upwards once they are loose.
    • Remove the shifter cable spring clips from the transmission bracket.

    • These are tough and may require a pry tool such as a flat tip screw driver to pry bar.

    • Start at the end and work your way inward, grab them with plies and pull them upwards once they are loose.

    • Set them aside since you will reuse them.

  19. Remove the cotter pins from the shifter cables. Slide the shifter cable backwards, sliding it out of the bracket. Then, slide it upwards off the gear selector pin. This will remove the cable from the transmission.
    • Remove the cotter pins from the shifter cables.

    • Slide the shifter cable backwards, sliding it out of the bracket. Then, slide it upwards off the gear selector pin.

    • This will remove the cable from the transmission.

    • Follow these steps for both cables.

  20. You must gain access to the bottom of the shifter cables so removal of the underpanel is necessary. There are a number of screws and bolts holding the panel in place. You can begin by removing the aluminum tray.
    • You must gain access to the bottom of the shifter cables so removal of the underpanel is necessary.

    • There are a number of screws and bolts holding the panel in place.

    • You can begin by removing the aluminum tray.

  21. You must remove a section of the under panel to access the bottom section of the shifter cables. Once the aluminum tray has been removed, you can then unclip the rear section and let it hang down. It is not necessary to remove the entire panel. Once the aluminum tray has been removed, you can then unclip the rear section and let it hang down. It is not necessary to remove the entire panel.
    • You must remove a section of the under panel to access the bottom section of the shifter cables.

    • Once the aluminum tray has been removed, you can then unclip the rear section and let it hang down. It is not necessary to remove the entire panel.

  22. Remove the lower chassis brace. Remove the lower chassis brace.
    • Remove the lower chassis brace.

  23. Remove the exhaust hanger. Spray lube helps the rubber slide easily. Remove the three bolts holding the exhaust in place. Let it hang down. Remove the three bolts holding the exhaust in place. Let it hang down.
    • Remove the exhaust hanger. Spray lube helps the rubber slide easily.

    • Remove the three bolts holding the exhaust in place. Let it hang down.

  24. Unbolt and remove the lower heat shield. This will expose the shifter cables. Unbolt and remove the lower heat shield. This will expose the shifter cables. Unbolt and remove the lower heat shield. This will expose the shifter cables.
    • Unbolt and remove the lower heat shield. This will expose the shifter cables.

  25. Unbolt the shifter cable mounting bracket. Pull downward on the shifter cable seal and this will remove the cables from the chassis. Pull downward on the shifter cable seal and this will remove the cables from the chassis.
    • Unbolt the shifter cable mounting bracket.

    • Pull downward on the shifter cable seal and this will remove the cables from the chassis.

  26. You will need to trasnfer the shifter cable seal and bracket to the new HR cables. Line the cables next to each other and make sure they are in the same orientation. Cut two slits into the grommet and transfer it to the new cables.
    • You will need to trasnfer the shifter cable seal and bracket to the new HR cables.

    • Line the cables next to each other and make sure they are in the same orientation.

    • Cut two slits into the grommet and transfer it to the new cables.

  27. Secure the floor seal with both supplied zip ties. These ties help the cable stay in place. Secure the floor seal with both supplied zip ties. These ties help the cable stay in place. Secure the floor seal with both supplied zip ties. These ties help the cable stay in place.
    • Secure the floor seal with both supplied zip ties. These ties help the cable stay in place.

  28. Make sure the cables are lined up and orentiented the same way. Remove the bracket and transfer it to the HR cables. You will need to bend the metal tabs apart. Remove the bracket and transfer it to the HR cables. You will need to bend the metal tabs apart.
    • Make sure the cables are lined up and orentiented the same way.

    • Remove the bracket and transfer it to the HR cables. You will need to bend the metal tabs apart.

  29. Under the car, slide the cables into the engine bay from the bottom up. Once they are in, bend the cables and stick the other side back through the floor hole. Once they are in, bend the cables and stick the other side back through the floor hole.
    • Under the car, slide the cables into the engine bay from the bottom up.

    • Once they are in, bend the cables and stick the other side back through the floor hole.

  30. Inside the car, attach the cables to the shifter. Inside the car, attach the cables to the shifter. Inside the car, attach the cables to the shifter.
    • Inside the car, attach the cables to the shifter.

  31. Reinstall the shifter cable clips and secure them in place with a mallet if necessary. Reinstall the shifter cable clips and secure them in place with a mallet if necessary. Reinstall the shifter cable clips and secure them in place with a mallet if necessary.
    • Reinstall the shifter cable clips and secure them in place with a mallet if necessary.

  32. In the engine bay, install the shifter cables through the transmission bracket. Then install the shifter cable spring clips that you removed earlier. Then install the shifter cable spring clips that you removed earlier.
    • In the engine bay, install the shifter cables through the transmission bracket.

    • Then install the shifter cable spring clips that you removed earlier.

  33. Secure the shifter cable end links with the supplier cotter pins. Secure the shifter cable end links with the supplier cotter pins.
    • Secure the shifter cable end links with the supplier cotter pins.

  34. Under the car, slide the cable bracket into place and secure it back into place.
    • Under the car, slide the cable bracket into place and secure it back into place.

  35. Once you have completed these steps, verify that the shifter can select each gear and that the movement feels tight and secure.
    • Once you have completed these steps, verify that the shifter can select each gear and that the movement feels tight and secure.

    • If you have issues with the installation process, please review these steps.

    • Contact support@hybrid-racing.com if you have questions or issues about the product or installation.

    • You can now reinstall the parts that have been removed. The shifter cable installation is complete.

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