shift boot installation guide

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Unscrew the shift knob. Squeeze the frame holding the shift boot to remove the boot and frame from the car. Remove trim from collar of the stock boot.

2. Cut the stock boot off the frame, clean any glue residue with a sharp knife or sandpaper.

3. Glue the new boot tothe frame. We used AutomotiveGOOP and it worked great.

4. Flip the top of the boot inside out and secure it with a zip-tie to the shift lever, re-using the factory trim in the top of the shift boot.

5. Clip the frame back in. Reinstall the shift knob.


Unclip (gently as not to break clips) 1 then 2 using a flatblade screwdriver pulling up on boot (3) as you unclip. Unclip 4 then 5 in the same way. Boot should now be free and can be pulled upwards off the brake lever

2. This is what the clips look like so you have an idea while youre unclipping them.

3. Brake lever with boot off. NOTE: four holes where clips clip.

4. Remove any staples Old boot is glued onto bracket so you will need to peel it off.


Install new boot on bracket using a hot glue gun, putting glue in same locations that original glue was (example given in red in picture above)


Only glue small sections at a time

Make sure you have boot lined up properly as glue dries fast


Install the boot back into the center console.


Flip armrest up then, using a T15 torx bit screwdriver, remove four screws indicated in picture. The armrest should now be free from centre console

6. Using a T15 torx bit screwdriver, unscrew 6 screws from armrest indicated in picture. Top cover of armrest should now separate from base

7. To remove old cover, just peel it off. To install new leather cover, just stretch it over armrest top cover and fold ends behind screw holes as in picture

8. Tape off the wood veneer before applying cement for easier clean up. Using a thin brush apply coat of contact cement to the console boot ring.

9. Once leather cover is on, screw armrest base back on, this will hold leather cover in place.


Once base is screwed back on, screw armrest back into the car.



Useful tip

You have installed a product made out of genuine leather. As you know, to maintain a leather product in good condition, you should take care of it. We suggest occasionally (every 4-6 week for example) applying some leather conditioner/UV protector to keep your leather from drying up in the sun and cracking.

Redline Automotive Accessories Corp. will not be held liable for any labor, incidental or consequential damages of any kind. Proceed at your own risk. 

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