Jump to content

My knob fell off

Recommended Posts

Does anyone know how an LT77 gear knob fits to the lever?

Mine has come off and left a kind of rubberised lump still attached to the gear lever, and there seems to be no thread inside the knob itself. So apart from squishing it back on I can't see how it fits.

I did find a ring of plastic on the lever recently, it could have been a bit of thread is suppose.

Is my old know just knackered and needs replacing, or am I missing something?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

The rubber bush screws on to the lever but IIRC a new one doesn't have an internal thread.

Don't know if they were ever bonded into the knob or not but I think they just relied on the lateral force exerted by the thread on the lever.

If you can get the rubber bush off in one piece superglue it back into the knob & screw it back on.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Or.....remove the rubber thing altogether.

Take the ball and insert an M10 bolt lightly covered in grease into the hole. Inject Hot glue in the void between the bolt and knob. Wait for glue to cool.

Unscrew bolt then screw knob on to gear lever.

I did this on my lever and it has held OK for many years.


Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Create New...

Important Information

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience. By using our website you agree to our Cookie Policy