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Manual Transmission Shifter Support Bracket - Street - MT-82 (11-14 GT, V6)

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    Features & Details

    • Prevents High RPM Lockout
    • Improves Shift Accuracy
    • Integrated NHRA Legal Driveshaft Safety Loop
    • Blue Powder Coat Finish
    • Easy Installation
    • Works with Most Aftermarket Shifting Solutions
    • For 2011-2014 GT, V6 and BOSS Mustangs
    Reliable Shifting. Minimize miss-shifts and high RPM lockout by upgrading with the Blowfish Shifter Support Bracket. This unique bracket attaches directly to the transmission in order to eliminate the flex and twist that's associate with the semi-remote stock body mount. It ensures a perfectly aligned shifter, giving you a reliable, accurate shift and in turn prolonging the life of your Mustang's transmission synchros even with a stock shifter. This upgraded design also features an isolated rear mount to prevent noise, ensuring reliable, quiet street performance. 

    Integrated Safety Loop. This Shifter Support Bracket includes an integrated NHRA legal driveshaft safety loop. You'll not only gain more reliable shifting, but also knock out the NHRA requirement for vehicles running 12.99 or faster in the quarter mile.

    Aftermarket Compatible. This Blowfish Shifter Support Bracket is engineered for practical performance and is compatible with aftermarket shifting solutions with the exception of MGW's Race Shifting. All the necessary brackets are included to ensure you're able to make the most out of your build.

    Bolt-On Installation. Designed as a simple, bolt-on upgrade, this Mustang Shifter Support Bracket won't require any modification to your car for installation. Blowfish provides all the necessary installation hardware and easy to follow instructions to make upgrading a quick and painless process.

    Application. This Blowfish Shifter Support Bracket is designed for 2011-2014 GT, V6 and BOSS Mustangs equipped with a MT82 manual transmission.

    Fitment: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Details

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    What's in the Box
    • (1) Upper Bracket
    • (1) Lower Bracket
    • (1) Snout Clamp
    • Hardware
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        Questions & Answers (19)

        5 Top Rated Questions

        Is the blowfish shifter support bracket necessary if I mount a barton hybrid 3 to the trans? Thanks

        • This Blowfish Shifter Support Bracket would not be necessary with the Barton Hybrid 3 shifter.

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        I am planning on purchasing the Barton short throw shifter and two post bracket along with the Blowfish transmission mount. Does the Blowfish mount make it unnecessary to purchase the two post bracket from Barton? Should I just order the short throw without the bracket?

        • The Blowfish Shifter Support Bracket would not be compatible with the Barton Industries Two-Post Shifter Bracket, or other shifter brackets, as this has a built in shifter bracket.

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        Would the Steeda (or any other aftermarket) shifter bushing work with this bracket or does the bracket use its own bushing that cannot be replaced?

        • Yes, this part is compatible with the Steeda shifter bushing and will work perfectly together.

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        I have a 2013 GT with the Ford Performance Short Throw Shifter and Bracket - MT-82 (11-14 GT) item # 50481. Do I need to remove the bracket? Is my shifter compatible with this bracket? Mike

        • The Blowfish Shifter Support Bracket - Street - MT-82 works in conjunction with aftermarket shifters including your Ford Performance short throw shifter. You will need to remove the factory/aftermarket rear shifter support bracket with the installation of this product.

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        Is this the V3 version?

        • Yes, this will be the V3 version offered by Blowfish

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        10 More Questions
        Does this part perform the same operation/function as the Barton two post bracket? What is the mechanical benefit to this blowfish kit compaired to the Barton part? 0 answer
        How heavy is it? 1 answer
        I have an ‘07 GT, 4.6 with a TR6060, MGW shifter. The shifter is a bit clunky 1st to 2nd, would this fit and possibly relieve any binding? 1 answer
        I have the MT-82 full Hurst shift kit on a 2011 GT, will this product be compatible? 1 answer
        Will this product help with grinding going from 2nd to 3rd at higher rpms? 1 answer
        I have to mgw non race-spec shifter. Am I to understand that this bracket will work with my shifter just not the mgw race-spec shifter? I just placed my order at quick response please and thank you 1 answer
        about this bracket,do you have to remove the stock shifter which i will be using or do the pieces fit around the shifter. 1 answer
        Does this work with the Barton hybrid 3 shifter 1 answer
        I have a non race spec MGW shifter and want to make sure that this bracket will work with it. Looking at the pictures n your and comparing them with the ones on the blowfish racing site. It seems like there is a difference. Blowfish sells a special bracket for the MGW shifter. In the reviews there is one guy that has the MGW and he says that it fits. But the pictures don't match.... I am confuse. Thank you for your help 1 answer
        I have a 2014 Mustang GT and have the Spicer Dana 4" aluminum driveshaft. Will this bracket work on my car with the 4" driveshaft? The car has stock height suspension. 1 answer

          Customer Reviews (55) Write a Review

          Overall Rating 4.7

          out of 5 stars




          • 5/5

            June 07, 2019

            It works

            Solid construction. I put the front of my Mustang on ramps and rested the rear on jack stands. Easy install.

            Jeff

            Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (0)

          • 4/5

            June 05, 2019

            Mt 82 cure

            Had issues getting locked out of gears with the stock remote mount, even with ford racing short throw shifting north of 5k rpms. This definitely helped with “spirited” driving. No more missed gears at 6500 rpm.

            KyleROhio

            Year: 2013 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (1)

          • 5/5

            May 27, 2019

            Long overdue

            Despite not having any instructions (thank god for youtube) it was a semi easy install on jack stands. This was the first time I had no issues going from 2nd to 3rd when getting on it. Hallelujah!

            AndrewF

            Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            May 18, 2019

            Blowfish shifter support

            It made my mt82 trans feel so much more stiffer and better shifting

            DIAGGUY

            Year: 2011 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (0)

          • 4/5

            April 24, 2019

            Great Product

            Loving the support and stiffness it gives to the shifter. Great add on is the safety loop. Didn’t take me to long to install. I wish it came with supplied lock tight.

            EthanC

            Year: 2013 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            March 07, 2019

            Night and day

            Night and day difference, I haven’t missed third at the track since install, just wish I would have done it sooner and the safety loop is a added bonus, highly recommended for mustangs with a manual trans

            JamieG

            Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (1)

          • 5/5

            February 20, 2019

            Super Easy

            Nice product. Nice thick steel and super solid. i love the the shifter feels now being mounted to the transmission. i can feel more feed back from the drivetrain which is what i wanted.

            Brian

            Year: 2013 Submodel: V6

            Helpful (1)

          • 5/5

            January 12, 2019

            Huge improvement

            This bracket made a gigantic improvement in my shifting. I didn't realize how bad the stock shift linkage was until I installed this part. Shifts are super smooth, especially 1-2 and 2-3. I can feel a little vibration through my Roush shifter knob but it's not bad. Install is easy but the clearances are pretty tight. Well worth two hours of my time!

            ChipM

            Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (4)

          • 5/5

            December 28, 2018

            Great improvement

            With this and the Whiteline trans bushing, the shifter feels much more solid. I have the stock shifter which I'm sure is the cause of the continued notchiness. However, with this product the shift pattern feels more solid. Zero wobble like the stock set up had. I haven't been locked out of gear since. Now, because of the notchy stock shifter I did "miss" 3rd by not fully putting it into gear, but that was my fault for not slamming it home.

            LouisH

            Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (4)

          • 5/5

            December 09, 2018

            Blowfish

            Great product does exactly what they say. I have no more issues with 3rd or 5th gear lock out.

            Shane9484

            Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (5)

          • 5/5

            December 08, 2018

            WOW, SHIFT WITH CONFIDENCE!

            Shifting gears got to be a tenuous experience with my car. I never knew when it would make an embarrassingly loud grind. Worse was the fear of a 3rd gear lockout and wondering how bad the damage had become. WELL FEAR NO MORE! The shifter is noticeably tighter and very positive. I already had the FORD short throw shifter (without bracket) and it was nice but loose. This bracket tightened thing up considerably and you notice it right away. It's almost strange at first but you get used to it quickly. There is a little vibration noise present but you have to listen for it. It's not that obvious and I find it's only under hard acceleration. All in all a miniscule price to pay for the benefits of positive shifts and not damaging your scyncros.

            Mike

            Year: 2013 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (4)

          • 5/5

            November 20, 2018

            Problem solved!

            With the stock shifter setup, when I would get on it and go to make the 2-3 shift, it was like the gate was nowhere to be found. With the Blowfish bracket (and the Hurst Competition Plus shifter) installed, missed shifts are a thing of the past! Ford should be shot for making the stock arrangement and not correcting it over the years!!

            JOE

            Year: 2013 Submodel: V6

            Helpful (6)

          • 5/5

            November 10, 2018

            Great Piece!

            Fun, simple project for my first mod on my new, used '12 GT. Initially, I felt the shifting experience numb. Preferred "old school" connection with the power train. This did the trick. A bit easier finding the gears but wishing I picked up a shifter along with this. Looks great, though no one can see it. The built in loop's a great add on which kind of equalizes the price, eh?

            KenF

            Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (4)

          • 5/5

            October 08, 2018

            HUGE difference

            Love the way it feels now. While noise and vibration is now present, it feels like a real car and not some drive by wire feeling. I would get lockout from 1st to 2nd under the most mild of aggressive driving. No more. The only reason you shouldn't get this is if you really couldn't handle the increase in noise and vibration.

            AndrewS

            Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (4)

          • 5/5

            October 01, 2018

            Lockout cure!

            After fighting high rpm lockout issues even after a Barton short shifter and 2 post, this seems like the best possible remedy. This smoothed out the shifting so much I couldn't believe it, there is some noise under hard acceleration but nothing that is not livable.

            BrandonT

            Year: 2013 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (4)

          • 5/5

            September 02, 2018

            Blowfish MT-82 shifter support

            It has done exactly what it advertises. Shifting is very precise in all RPM ranges, and only really experience extra noise in 3rd gear. This product was easy to install on my 2011 Mustang GT. I do still have issues finding first gear at a dead stop, but I'll accept that.

            JasonN

            Year: 2011 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (6)

          • 5/5

            August 28, 2018

            More confident shifts

            The shifter feels so much better, it feels like I have cleaner shifts, and everything is easy to install.

            JonC

            Year: 2011 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (5)

          • 4/5

            August 08, 2018

            Great product for solid shifts

            I had the same bracket on my 2011 mustang. Since i put on this unit i have have zero miss shifts. I combined with barton shifter and a mcloed ss clutch line. Also put in Royal Purple trans fluid.. only issues are road noise are bad at times. Also had a thread missing in the aluminum bracket for the snout and had to thread it. Not a huge deal for me but....

            DonH

            Year: 2013 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (6)

          • 5/5

            July 30, 2018

            Must Have

            Amazing part! 6,500rpm shift with no issues whatsoever. Slight rattle in the shift knob but well worth it

            AngeloV

            Year: 2014 Submodel: V6

            Helpful (7)

          • 5/5

            July 09, 2018

            Blowfish Barton. A one two punch!

            I installed the Blowfish support and a Barton short throw shifter. The change is astounding! I did it in my garage with jackstands and everything went together perfectly. Don't second guess the decision to make these upgrades. The only disappointment will be that you didn't do it sooner.

            LenF

            Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (9)

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