SR Performance Short Throw Shifter - T-5/T-45 (82-Early 01 V8; 93-99 Cobra; 94-04 V6)

SR Performance Short Throw Shifter - T-5/T-45 (82-Early 01 V8; 93-99 Cobra; 94-04 V6)
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Hey Iím Justin with AmericanMuscle.com, here with the SR Performance short throw shifter, fitting all 1982 to 2004 manual Mustangs. Alright, before we get into all the details pertaining to this very budget friendly short shifter, I think we should take our 98 GT out of the shop with the stock shifter still in place, that way we can do a proper comparison with the SR Performance unit, when we do get it installed. Alright so weíre out in the 98 GT, and we have the stock shifter still installed, and Iím battling with this thing man, itís pretty horrible, the throws are horribly long, the action is terribly sloppy, granted the car is 15 years old, but it could definitely use some improvement. So with that said letís get back to the shop, talk a little bit more about that SR Performance shifter, and then get it installed. Taking a closer look at the shifter itself, you get the impression that itís built very well, this can partially be attributed to the 100% Billet aluminum construction, which should be up to the task of handling some hard shifts, and then some. In addition, this shifter features two sets of centering return springs, so itís going to have that nice tight feel while in neutral, as opposed to all that sloppiness we felt with the stock shifter. Finally, this shifter does include these two adjustable stops so you can adjust the shift handle firmness to your own personal preference. You can also tweak the position of the shift handle, for more adjustment, so ultimately you can dial in your perfect shifting experience. Speaking of shifting, what good is a short shifter without reduced throws? Well, using the SR Performance unit you can expect a roughly 30% reduction in throws, which I know may not sound like a whole lot but believe me, once you get in the car and roll through the gears a little bit, the difference will be night and day. Since the install should all be inside the car, it really shouldnít be all that difficult, you will need to slightly disassemble the shifter bezel in order to uncover the bolts necessary to remove the factory shifter and install the new SR Performance unit. While this is all pretty basic stuff, just be sure to leave yourself a couple of hours to get the job done. It is worth point out that the SR Performance shifter does not come with a shift knob, but it does share the same thread pitch as your factory shifter, meaning your factory shift knob should work just fine, or any other shift knob that shares the same thread pitch as OEM. Well, now that the SR Performance shifter is installed, letís grab our 98 GT one more time, and see what this shifter is all about. Alright, so weíre out in the 98 GT with the SR Performance short shifters installed, and first impressions looks wise is a good one, I mean the thing sits at least 3 to 4 inches shorter than our stock shifter, itís got rid of that goofy bend and that means we can finally use that front cup holder again. But letís see how this thing does shifting shall we? Get down into secondÖthirdÖI mean itís definitely a night and day difference versus our stock shifter, the throws are real short and the action is really crisp, I mean itís nice and firm, get a positive feeling every time you go into gear, itís a great value man, so be sure to check out the SR Performance short shifter right here at AmericanMuscle.com
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Product Features

  • Shorter, faster shifts
  • Lightweight billet aluminum
  • Innovative design for better feel
  • Reuses stock shift knob
  • Fits 82-04 T5/T45

Improves Shifts. This Short Shifter is a must-have mod for your 'Stang whether it sees mostly daily driver duty or serious track time. Using an innovative design that makes the second to third shift faster and easier while eliminating that "loose" feeling your OEM gearbox offers. Enjoy driving your 'Stang more and put down better times with this shifter.

Adjustable. Two sets of centering return springs and adjustable shift stops allow you to adjust the shift handle firmness to your own personal preference. And the included handle allows for multiple positions for further adjustment.

Premium Quality. You won't find a better made, lighter shifter than this 100% billet aluminum unit. Made to be as light as possible without sacrificing durability, this shifter is designed with pure performance in mind.

Application. This Short Throw 5-Speed Shifter is designed to fit the 1982 to 2004 Mustangs with the T-5/T-45 Transmission. It is compatible with factory shift knobs or knobs with the OEM thread pattern.

Specifications:

  • Fits early 1982-2004 T5/T45 Transmission
  • Reuses factory shift knob
  • Knob not included
Short Shifters Specifications
Transmission: T5/T-45 Adjustable: Yes
Year/Model: 1982-early 2001 V8,
and 94-04 V6
Material: Billet Aluminum
Manufacturer: Shift Knob Included: No

Installation Time:

(approx) 1 Hour

Difficulty Level:

Advanced mechanical skills required.

What's in the box?

  • (1) Shifter Assembly
    Hardware included:
  • (4) Mounting Bolts
    Hardware included:
  • None Required

What's in the box?

  • (1) Shifter Assembly
    Hardware included:
  • (4) Mounting Bolts
    Hardware included:
  • None Required
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Fitment:
  • V6 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04
  • GT 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01
  • Cobra 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99
  • Bullitt 01
  • Foxbody 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93
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Known Exceptions:
Fits 1982-1995 5.0L, 1993-1999 Cobra, 1996-2001 GT, and 1994-2004 V6 Manual Mustangs with the T-5 or T-45 transmission

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