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Barton Short Throw Shifter w/ Round Handle - TR-3650 (05-10 GT)

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      Review & Installation Video

      This is a Barton Short Throw Shifter with a round handle for the 2005 to 2010 GTs equipped with the TR-3650. You're gonna wanna check out this shifter if you're looking for a short throw shifter upgrade that keeps a stock-like shifter handle, reuses stock shift knob for a stock look, and if you don't mind paying for the quality and the fitment that Barton delivers with its products. The install for this shifter is gonna be a one outta three wrenches in the difficulty meter. You can plan on spending about an hour getting this installed. This shifter offers a 36% reduction in throw, which is right up there with most of the other short throw shifter options but a little bit below. Most of your other options out there are giving you a 40% reduction in throw. But I honestly don't think that you guys are gonna notice the 4% difference here, especially when we're talking about this much difference over the stock shifter. A shorter throw means a shorter length between each gear that your shifter and handle have to travel. The thought here is that the shorter distance means faster shifts and better performance. But other than performance, you're also gonna get a totally different feel altogether. This different feel isn't just from the throw reduction, but it's also gonna be from the entire shifter, its construction, the throw reduction, and its bushings. This shifter is completely made from billet aluminum and stainless steel. Now it's typical to see an aftermarket shifter like this made from CNC machined aluminum where you usually see steel instead of stainless steel. This is a solid piece and it has harder poly bushings that aren't gonna allow for as much movement in the shifter. They're also more durable than the stock rubber bushings are. This is gonna give you a more solid feeling, shorter action than the stock shifter can give you. You do have some options when it comes to bushings and short throw shifters. You can go with the spherical bearing or a harder durometer poly bushing like you see in the shifter here. This is a complete kit in a sense that you're gonna get your shifter and the OEM style shift handle. You will reuse your stock shift knob or you can pick one up with the stock 12 x 1.25 thread pattern if you wanted to. When it comes to price, you can expect to pay, right about the $280 mark. This isn't your most expensive option, but there are other more affordable options out there like the SR Performance option or the Hurst Competition Plus Shifter. But the Barton here is known for its quality and fitment. So you know you're getting a good product with this shifter. But if this is a bit too pricey for you, you do have a handful of other options that you can always check out instead. As far as the install goes, this is gonna be a one outta three wrenches in the difficulty meter. You can plan on spending about an hour getting this installed. You will need a socket set to complete this install, as well as a screwdriver, of course, a jack and jack stands too or a lift if you're lucky enough to have access to one. You'll start by removing the shift boot and the retainers so you can remove the shifter. The shifter will just come up once the shift knob is out of the way. There are two screws under the boot that you'll need to remove. Then you can remove the center trim by prying on all four corners. The shifter dust cover will come off next. Then you'll move under the car. You'll need to drop the cross-member. Remove the 2 18 millimeter bolts and put the bolts back in a few threads, loosen the 2 other bolts. You'll need this space here to drop the trans a little bit. Next you'll remove the shift linkage nut and pull the linkage out of the shifter and leave it off to the side. Pull the shifter front support bolt and the rear support nuts. Remove the bracket and the clip, and then you'll be ready to pull the stock shifter out through the inside of the car. You'll swap the stock shifter for the Barton shifter and set the Barton into place. Install the linkage in the new shifter, install the new rear bracket, reinstall the front support bolt, and tighten everything down. The dust bolt will go back into place and then you'll be ready to install your handle. Once the handle is installed, you're gonna install the center trim, the shift boot, and the shift knob. That's gonna wrap things up for the Barton Short Throw Shifter for the '05 to '10 GT. And you check it out more online right here at americanmuscle.com.

      Product Information

      Features, Description, Reviews, Q&A, Specs & Installation

      Features

      • 36% Reduction in Throw
      • Billet Aluminum and Stainless Steel Construction
      • Harder Durometer Polyurethane Bushings
      • Includes an OEM Style Round Shift Handle
      • Reuses Stock Factory Shift Knob
      • Made in the USA
      • Fits 2005-2010 Manual GT

      Description

      36% Shorter Throw. The Barton 5-Speed Short Shifter reduces shifting travel by 36% to provide quicker, more positive shifts, all while preserving the factory shifter ergonomics for a comfortable ride.

      Superior Construction. Made in the USA from 6061 T6 billet aluminum and 304 stainless steel, for solid construction, this short throw shifter includes higher durometer (harder) bushings that are firmer and much more durable over the standard stock rubber bushings.

      Complete Kit. The Barton Industries Shifter Kit comes complete and includes the Shifter, an OEM style shift handle, and reuses the stock shift ball. The included shift handle has a 12mm x 1.25 thread pattern, the same as stock.

      Application. This Barton Industries shifter is specifically designed for use on the 2005-2010 GT and Bullitt Mustangs equipped with the TR-3650 manual 5 speed transmission.

      Wondering what kind of transmission you have? Click Here to find out!

      Fitment: 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Details

      MPN# 2005BM-3

      CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

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      Customer Reviews (65)

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      Ratings Summary

      5 out of 5 overall rating from 65 customers

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      Installation Cost: $100-$250





      • February 21, 2020

        5 2008 Bullitt - Terlingua Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Barton Short Throw Shifter

        Very well made. Fit perfectly no mods needed direct bolt in shifts great over stock shifter. Would definitely recommend for the price,quality and fit. I had trans out to replace clutch so it was very easy.

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      • February 19, 2020

        5 2007 GT - Skyler Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Great Product, Great Service!

        I’ve been doing business with AM for years from my mustangs to my F-150. Consistently awesome customer service has always been something you can expect from AM. This Barton shifter is excellent. I shopped for some time before buying this as I have always ran Steeda’s Tri Ax shifters in previous cars, but Barton seems to be the favorite for the S197. Now I know why. Initially it is very notchy. Allow a few hundred miles of good city driving to have a nice clean break in, and the experience will only become more satisfying. Great product, great price, great service, and great performance. BUY IT.

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      • February 06, 2020

        5 2008 GT - zhill Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        i love it

        took me about 40 minutes to install. pretty easy for the most part. i was nervous at first because of how stif it is, but after having it for a while it breaks in very nice with smooth shifts. It is turkey a perfect amount of throw reduction considering i daily drive it.

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      • October 18, 2019

        5 2005 GT - BillyJack Installation Time: Afternoon

        Great Shifter

        This Barton shifter is great! It makes the car feel completely different! Its a great mod for the price. The factory shifter is complete junk compared to the Barton. The throw is the perfect length. It is notchy, but I really like it. Well worth the money. Wish I did it a long time ago! Installed myself in about 1 1/2 hours. Very easy to do yourself.

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      • October 06, 2019

        5 2005 GT - thopterjr Installation Time: Afternoon

        Well worth the money

        had some difficulty removing the stock shifter, but the superior quality of this one was worth the trouble. shifts feel fantastic, and the mile-long throws are no more. the built quality is also much better than stock. also Barton > Hurst don't @ me

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      • September 07, 2019

        5 2008 GT - jslacy Installation Time: Afternoon

        Tight and Solid

        I was experiencing an issue with my stock shifter where it occasionally would have a hard time going into reverse. I decided to swap out the shifter to see if that would help. It turns out that my original issue is resolved with this new shifter. The pattern is much tighter and I wasn't sure I liked that, but I've grown to appreciate it over the first few weeks.

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      • June 08, 2019

        5 2010 GT - TommyW Installation Time: Afternoon

        Great shifter

        Excellent product fit my 2010 great with no issues. Can definitely tell when it is in gear.

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      • May 29, 2019

        5 2008 GT - JimO Installation Time: Afternoon

        Better then expected

        Very happy with this shifter. I've had my 2008 gt since new, I should of do e this 11 years ago. Throws are short and precise. I was concerned about the shifter requiring to much effort to shift but it is not at all, shifts very smoothly and goes right into gear. Installation was not to bad, took a few hours. I just had ramps and Jack stands, it would of been much easier on a lift.

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      • March 17, 2019

        5 2005 GT - AlexZ Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Crisp Shifts

        The shifter is an easy install. The shifts are very crisp. Getting the OEM rubber sound boot to fit properly was a pain to fit on the shifter, but have patience. I also had to make modifications to my shifter boot because it made for going into reverse a lot easier than fighting to find the reverse gear (although it isn’t mentioned here, Barton’s site does make note of this). The quality is superior. The shifter did enhance my driving experience.

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      • February 28, 2019

        5 2009 GT - FerPol Installation Time: Shop Install Installation Cost: $100-$250

        GT BARTON SHIFTER

        The Barton shifter is amazing! The shifts are precise and certain. No more missed shifts.

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      Questions & Answers (5 answers)

      5 Top Rated Questions

      Does this reuse any of the original shift linkage parts other than the knob?

      • Hello! For this Barton Short Shifter w/ Round Handle - TR-3650 you are going to unbolt and swap out the shifters only reusing the shift linkage bolt and the two nuts for the support bracket.

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      will this fit on a 2005 v6 4.0?

      • No, this will not fit V6 models.

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      Does this fit 2010 Mustang GT with 4.6 and TR-3650?

      Does this fit 2010 Mustang GT with 4.6 and TR-3650?

      • Yes this is compatible with your vehicle.

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      Currently my Hurst short throw is having issues hitting my Ford 1 piece aluminum Driveshaft after I installed it. Will this have any clearance issues like the Hurst did?

      • This should not have any clearance issues with the driveshaft.

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      Installation & What's in the Box

      Installation Info

      What's in the Box

      • (1) Short Shifter
      • (1) OEM Style Shift Handle

      Tech Specs

      Short Shifters Specifications
      Transmission:TR-3650Adjustable:No
      Year/Model:2005-2010 GT Material:6061 T6 Billet Aluminum and 304 Stainless Steel
      Manufacturer:Barton IndustriesShift Knob Included:No

      Will It Fit My Mustang

      • Bullitt - 08, 09
      • GT - 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10

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