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Barton Short Throw Shifter and Two-Post Bracket - MT-82 (11-14 GT, V6)

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    Features, Video & Details

    • Money Saving Combo Kit
    • Includes Barton Industries Short Shifter and Two Post Bracket
    • Improves Shifts
    • 40% Reduction in Throw
    • Billet Aluminum and Stainless Steel Construction
    • Fits 2011-2014 V6, GT and BOSS 302 Manual Mustangs

    Review & Installation Video

    Review & Install Video

    Hey everybody, Dave here from AmericanMuscle.com, and as you can see I have with me the Barton Industries short throw shifter, designed specifically for the manual 2011 and newer Mustangs. Now, a short throw shifters idea is to shorten the amount of time between shifts, this particular product, as we’re going to find out later when we install it, claims to reduce your shift time by 40% over stock, making it a pretty remarkable product if it holds up. Now, this part goes right in place with no major or permanent modifications to your factory shifter. If you ever wanted to go back to stock you certainly could, but with a unit like this, you’re probably not going to want to. We’re going to install this in our 2011 GT today and take it out for a test drive. First things first then, let’s get a stock run with the stock parts on the car to see what that feels like. That second to third gear is just not crisp, it’s a little tricky really, had to hang onto the clutch a little longer than I would have liked to, and third to fourth just flat out feels far and long, not horrible, but not really a fan. We just got back from our stock run with what we felt like a luxury shift that was already installed from the factory, at this point we’re going to go ahead and remove that, we’re going to take our Barton Industries short throw shifter and get this installed in our 2011 GT. We’ll take it back out, get your honest opinion, once again. So we’re taking our 2011 manual 50 back out now with our Barton Industries short throw shifter installed. Something you’ll notice about this shifter right out of the gate is how much shorter it is from the console, I happen to really like that look and get the sporty look back in the interior. I’m also a big fan of how it feels just ripping through the gears real quick pulling out of the parking lot. Really liking what I feel so far going into third gear, not just from second to third but even down shifting from fourth to third, very crisp and it really helps me know that I’m in the gear. Here we go, look at how quick that was, right into fourth gear, no hesitation, no delay, no question. This is a great product, greatly reduces the throw and the distance, greatly reduces my time between shifts and confidence is always there. Very impressed with removing our stock shifter and installing the Barton Industries short throw shift on our 2011 manual 50. Well the verdict is in after our test drive, and the Barton Industries short throw shifter for the 2011 and newer Mustang manuals, big two thumbs up. Not only utilizing that reverse lockout that I never questioned whether I was in first gear, or reverse, but the amount of reduction between first and second, and the aid from second to third that I received from this shifter, was second to none. We gave it a rave review and we think that for your dollar, a Barton Industries short throw shifter, is a great way to go.

    Smoother, Firmer Shifts. By combining a Barton Industries MT-82 Short Shifter and two post shifter bracket you will enjoy smoother, faster shifting while you're banging through the gears. This two post bracket and short shifter replaces your weak factory setup that can allow deflection during spirited driving and power shifting, causing slow or even missed shifts.

    40% Shorter Throw. Using a Dual Pivot Trunnion design the Barton Short Throw Shifter allows for a 40% reduction in throw with only minimal loss of the neutral left to right throw. All while preserving the factory shifter ergonomics for a comfortable ride. 

    Retains Reverse Lock-out. The Barton Industries Short Throw Shifter was specifically designed to retain the Back Up Camera and the Reverse Lock-out safety feature of the 2011 manual Mustangs to prevent accidentally shifting into reverse.

    Superior Construction. Machined from 6061 T6 billet aluminum and 304 stainless steel, for solid construction, this short throw shifter and two post shifter bracket installs easily with NO permanent modifications required to your Mustang.

    Application. This Barton Industries shifter and two post bracket is specifically designed for the 2011-2014 V6, GT and BOSS 302 Mustangs equipped with the MT-82 manual 6 speed transmission. The shift handle reuses the stock shift knob or an aftermarket knob with a 12mm x 1.25 thread pattern.

    Fitment: 2011 2012 2013 2014 Details

    MPN#2011BM-1

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    What's in the Box
    • (1) Short Shifter
    • (1) Shifter Bracket
    • (1) Shifter Base Gasket
    Installation Info
    Tech Specs
    Short Shifters Specifications
    Transmission: MT-82 Adjustable: No
    Year/Model: 2011-2014 V6 & GT Material: Billet Aluminum and
    Billet Steel
    Manufacturer: Barton Industries Shift Knob Included: No
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    Questions & Answers (18)

    5 Top Rated Questions

    What's the difference between the shifter with the bracket and without it? I have a 2012 Mustang V6 Manual.

    • Hello! The shifters are the same but the Barton Industries Two-Post Shifter Bracket replaces the factory bracket, which is weak and prone to deflection during spirited driving and power shifting, causing slow or even missed shifts.

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    I've been reading the reviews and questions, and I have a few questions and concerns. Does this set up come with the gasket required to replace? I read in the questions and answers another gasket is recommended so I'm curious is the gasket that comes with this set up no good? Also I read allot of reviews that say that it's really difficult to get into reverse with this shifter? Another question is, is this shifter overly noisy and or will I hear noise coming from the transmission? Thanks! Joe

    • The Barton Industries Short Shifter and Two-Post Bracket will include the shifter base gasket. No other gaskets should be required for installation. The shifter, like most aftermarket shifters will require more effort to put into reverse. Keep in mind, 11-12 and 13-14 used two different heights for the reverse lockout, this can be adjusted by rotating the shifter handle 360 degrees after loosening the bolt securing it. With the Two post bracket, this will be more directly tied to the chassis, and will transmit more road noise and vehicle vibration to the shifter handle.

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    I have a 2014 5.0 with the 401(a) package, will I need to purchase a shift boot retainer or a new shift knob?

    • With this short shifter you will not need to purchase a new boot retainer or knob as they both will work with the new shifter.

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    any difference in feel between this and the "standard" new style barton mount?

    • Yes, but only under heavy acceleration or very hard shifting. The two post bracket by Barton is constructed in such a way that it transfers the rotational freedom that was allowed by the original bracket (although not much with the poly bushing) to strictly linear freedom. What this means to the driver is that all of the rotational motion that causes missed shifts is eliminated with the two post bracket. In other words, under hard acceleration you can rip through the gears without the fear of missing the notorious 2-3 shift on the MT-82.

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    I was Looking to purchase a Barton short throw shifter within the next few days. Although I would like to know the difference between the BARTON Short throw shifter single and two-post bracket.

    • Your question was cut off but Barton is the best shifter on the market. It's the same one as Ford Motor sports but that one is more expensive for the same product.

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    10 More Questions
    what is the difference between this one (barton) and the ford racing? 1 answer
    Alloy shift knob. My 2014 GT has the Alloy ball shift knob, will the boot and knob work with this shifter? 2 answers
    Looking for the right sequence: In installing this with the Blowfish bracket, would I go under the car and remove the stock bracket, then go back up top, loosely install the shifter, then go back under and install the bracket? Finish/tighten the rest up top? 0 answer
    Ive been looking at which barton short throw shifter to get. I was wonderi Will this shifter fit with the blowfish bracket? 1 answer
    Will this work with my SR performance shifter base gasket? 1 answer
    2011 v6 How much throw reduction (in Inches) can I expect with this upgrade over the stock example (3.000 in - 2.835 in) 1 answer
    Will this correct the RPM lock out problem that MT-82s have? I have this problem mostly from 4th-5th gear at high speeds. Also, will my Roush shift knob fit onto this? 1 answer
    How does this shifter perform compared to the newer Barton Hybrid 3 Shifter? 1 answer
    Does the install require silicone and or gasket? 1 answer
    I installed this shifter with the two post bracket today. I gave it a quick drive around the block to see how it felt. It felt much better than stock and there was no noticeable increase in transmission noise. Later I drove the car for about twenty minutes and by the end of my trip gears 1-4 would make a lot of noise, almost like a swooshing sound every time you shifted. I checked the rubber boot underneath the center console and it was on right. Any other suggestions to reduce the noise? 1 answer

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    Customer Reviews (100+) Write a Review

    Overall Rating 4.8

    out of 5 stars

    Installation Time:Afternoon

    Installation Cost:$100-$250

    • Fit 4.9 4.9
    • Bang For Your Buck 4.647619 4.6
    • Throw Reduction 4.928571 4.9



    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      April 21, 2019

      Amazing feel!

      I wanted a shifter that wasn’t so “squishy” feeling. This shifter is the real deal! It’s stiff especially shifting into reverse, but I like the feel. And there is no doubt that your in the gear you’ve selected. Such a positive feel. Never miss a shift again! Great product and easy to install!

      LeeM

      Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (0)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      March 24, 2019

      Buy the bracket with this shifter.

      Amazing product, straight forward install. Shifting with the bracket included really transfers your feel to your drive line. You will not be disappointed

      EchoGT

      Year: 2011 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      March 10, 2019

      worlds difference

      very happy with the feel of this shifter and bracket combo.. the first week i had it there were a few times that it wouldn't go into first from a stop but that is easily resolved by shifting into second then back into first. haven't had any further problems. After only a few days of driving the shorter throw felt normal already.

      Sanswoll

      Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      February 22, 2019

      Great product

      It’s was easy to install and it’s a big difference in quality. With this shifter I feel more confident in the throws while at high idle.

      MarioM

      Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      February 17, 2019

      SMOKIN JOE'S STANG

      AWESOME SHIFTER,IF YOU HAVE MUSTANG YOU NEED THIS !!!!! FACTORY SHIFTERS ARE FLAT OUT JUNK COMPARED TO BARTON ,NO MORE SPONGY SHIFTS,

      JoeB

      Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (2)

    • 4/5

      February 15, 2019

      Nice upgrade

      Very nice upgrade. Parts and labor very affordable

      TRexGT

      Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      February 07, 2019

      Waited to long to buy this

      With the sketchy shifting of the 2012 GT this shifter is a must. No more missed gears. Very precise and quick with the 40 throw reduction.

      BrentS

      Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (3)

    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      January 18, 2019

      You feel the difference

      Installation was easy. I did it with some help and with a lift. Shifting is much shorter now. Reverse was a bit tough to get to, but after breaking it in, you get adjusted. Easier to find gears, easier to punch into gear. I imagine getting an upgrade on the clutch will make for best gear changes at high RPMs with this shifter. A little louder when shifting, but I like it!

      JuanA

      Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      January 16, 2019

      2011 Mustangs

      Very short shifts that you will definitely have to get used to again and some very smooth shifting points exactly what I was looking for. I added this with a very premium transmission fluid and I love the results .My Mechanic changed the shifter the bracket and the fluid for $144.

      BrianS

      Year: 2011 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      January 07, 2019

      Changes everything

      Crisp smooth shifting...finally. Money very well spent. Probably took me an hour and a half start to finish.

      CoyoteFiveOh

      Year: 2013 Submodel: GT

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    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      January 07, 2019

      It’s worth it.

      It’s kinda crazy on the difference between stock and this one lol reverse lockout is adjustable which is fantastic. Only problem is the bracket did NOT fit :/ had to use OEM one. Other than that it’s an easy 5 Star. If you got questions my YouTube channel is DrewEverything

      DrewEverythinYT

      Year: 2011 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      January 01, 2019

      Amazing product

      Works exactly like it says, no more missed shifts! The only downside is that reverse is extremely difficult to push down hard enough to engage. The quality of the Barton shifter is top tier. The OEM looks downright wimpy.

      JosephV

      Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      December 27, 2018

      Smoother shifts.

      I was a little skeptical after reading the reviews. Did some research but finally pulled the trigger on this shifter. I am happy I did. Still early in the game as I installed it about 2 weeks ago but so far everything seems to working just fine. The only issue I have is when I get read to shift it sometimes makes a noise but is barely noticeable. Other than that the throws are shorter and no more 2nd to 3rd lockout. Took about an hour and a half to install with some jack and jack stands. Instructions are straight forward and you dont really need them if this isnt your first time working on your car. Overall satisfied and would highly reccomend.

      AdrianP

      Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (4)

    • 1/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      December 24, 2018

      Junk

      Snapped in half left me stuck in 4th gear this should never happen

      chris

      Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (5)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      December 05, 2018

      Was hesitant but extremely happy now

      After finally pulling the trigger on the buy, I'm extremely satisfied in the new shifter. The shifts are shorter, firmer, and now more fun to drive. Install issue: After securing the two post bracket I was not able to slide the shifter into position. This caused me to have to semi-uninstall the bracket so I could fit the shifter into place. Not really a big deal considering I typically have to install things twice to get it done correctly. Would highly recommend.

      Chris

      Year: 2013 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      November 22, 2018

      Night and day

      So mad that I didn't do this years ago. Shifts feel so much shorter and gives you a nice solid feel. I totally give the barton two thumbs up. My only concern is when I go into reverse it sometimes feels like it doesn't fully engage into gear. You really have to put some muscle for the push down and over. Maybe it just needs to be broken in. Can't complain because the factory shifter is garbage compared to this one.

      BigV2012

      Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (5)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      November 21, 2018

      GasAndGo

      Get the feel of your mustang back with this shifter.

      JasonH

      Year: 2011 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      November 14, 2018

      Nice

      I love the shifter Everybody should buy one the car Shifts a lot better

      RobertL

      Year: 2013 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      October 05, 2018

      Great

      Works really well help me out at the track improved my shifting

      AlfonsoA

      Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (5)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      October 04, 2018

      CLICK CLICK BOOM!

      After a lot of research on other brands I went with the Barton Short Throw Shifter with the two post bracket. I paired it with their pistol grip handle and boy what a difference! Should have come from Ford like this! Seen other reviews about noise and vibration but I can honestly say the vibration is the same. I have long tubes and pype bomb exhaust so I cant say anything about noise. Love the notchy crisp feel to each shift! CLICK! CLICK! and BOOM you're off! Puts the factory shifter to shame. Buy this!

      ThomasR

      Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (5)

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