I am missing the piece that holds the cable in the shifter body. Does anybody know if I can buy just that part? Are the treads standard and a could buy an inexpensive shifter and just take off this piece? enter image description here

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Yes you're missing a barrel adjuster. There are two common threads, and its hard to tell which yours are in the photo.

If you have a shifter on the other side, it should have the same part in the right place.

Probably looks something like this:

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and most bike shops should be able to order the part.

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