This Mustang Parts Installation Guide Works For
Installation Time: 2 Hours
OVERVIEW:This kit is designed for use on the 2007-2008 SVT Mustang. The use of a floor hoist is recommended. If you do not have access to one, use a hydraulic floor jack and jack stands to raise the vehicle.
! ! ! CAUTION: JACK STANDS MUST BE USED ON A LEVEL SURFACE AND BE SECURELY SEATED.FAILURE TO DO SO MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY OR VEHICLE DAMAGE ! ! !
STEP 1:Remove the gearshift lever knob and boot. Rotate counter clockwise (see Pic. 1).
STEP 2:Remove the upper gearshift lever bolts and the upper gearshift lever (see Pic. 2).
STEP 3: With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a vehicle hoist or secure on jack stands (see Pic. 3).
STEP 4:Mark driveshaft-to-transmission flange orientation for reassembly. Then, remove the driveshaft four(4) flange bolts (see Pic. 4).
STEP 5:Using a suitable pry tool as shown (see Pic. 5), disconnect the driveshaft flange from transmission and secure with mechanics wire.
STEP 6:Remove the four (4) sub frame cross brace bolts (see Pic. 6) and the sub frame cross brace(see Pic 7).
STEP 7:Remove the four (4) exhaust bolts and separate exhaust (see Pic. 8).
STEP 8:Using a suitable transmission jack, support the transmission (see Pic. 9).
STEP 9:Remove the four (4) rear transmission mount outer bolts (see Pic. 10).
STEP 10:Lower the transmission to access shifter and remove the two (2) gearshift lever nuts (see Pic. 11).
STEP 11:To remove the gearshift lever assembly:
SHIFTER REMOVAL LINE DRAWING
STEP 1:Install new gear shifter in vehicle:
STEP 2:Install the two (2) rear gearshift nuts and secure (see Pic. 19).
STEP 3:Install driveshaft-to-transmission flange with four (4) bolts (use thread lock on bolts). Make sure to realign orientation mark and tighten to 103 Nm (76 lb.-ft.) (see Pic. 20).
STEP 4:Raise transmission into correct location and reinstall the four (4) transmission mount outer bolts(see Pic. 21). Torque bolts to 63 Nm (46 lb.-ft.).
STEP 5:Install the four (4) sub frame cross brace bolts and the sub frame cross brace (see Pic. 22). Torque to 48 Nm (35 lb.-ft.) (see Pic. 23).
STEP 6:Join exhaust and install four (4) exhaust clamp bolts and tighten (see Pic. 24).
STEP 7:Install the upper gearshift lever bolts and the production upper gearshift lever (see Pic. 25). Torque bolts to 35 Nm (26 lb.-ft.).
STEP 8:Install the production gearshift lever knob and boot (see Pics. 26 and 27).TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS:
Upper gearshift lever bolts 35 Nm (26 lb.-ft.)
Driveshaft flange bolts 103 Nm (76 lb.-ft.)
Transmission outer mount bolts 63 Nm (46 lb.-ft.)
Lower gearshift lever bolt 40 Nm (30 lb.-ft.)
Sub frame cross brace bolts 48 Nm (35 lb.-ft.)