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Old 10-29-2013, 07:51 PM   #1
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anyone have any recommendations on a good short throw shifter and where to buy it at?
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I've been researching short throws myself and narrowing it down to the MGW short throws, check out they're website or google it they seem to get a lot of good reviews.
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I've been researching short throws myself and narrowing it down to the MGW short throws, check out they're website or google it they seem to get a lot of good reviews.
I was thinking the exact same one man. I've heard nothing but great things about them!
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I highly recommend it! I went from the stock shifter to the MGW ( major difference! )
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I have an MGW and love it. I have never used any other type so I can't speak to which is better.
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It depends completely on what kind of feel you want out of it. I used to have the Pro 5.0 and that was quite notchy, I now have a Steeda Tri-Ax and it is still notchy but not as bad as the Pro 5.0. I've only driven a MGW car once but it definitely had the shortest and smoothest throw out of those three that I've gotten to try.
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I have an MGW and love it. I have never used any other type so I can't speak to which is better.
where'd you buy it and how much?

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It depends completely on what kind of feel you want out of it. I used to have the Pro 5.0 and that was quite notchy, I now have a Steeda Tri-Ax and it is still notchy but not as bad as the Pro 5.0. I've only driven a MGW car once but it definitely had the shortest and smoothest throw out of those three that I've gotten to try.
thanks man!
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where'd you buy it and how much? ---------- Post added at 11:04 PM ---------- Previous post was at 11:03 PM ---------- thanks man!
The one MGW he has driven is mine As for purchasing one.. Go on Mgwltd.com
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MGW period
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Check the huge mgw thread.
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Save for the mgw, it'll be cheaper in the long run, you'll end up with one sooner or later.
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Old 10-30-2013, 07:17 AM   #15
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gonna order one tomorrow. thanks guys
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Old 10-30-2013, 07:53 AM   #16
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is it a pain to install?
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Takes all of 5 minutes to install. Just make sure you know what trans you have. If you are a 99/00 you have a T-45, if you are an 01, check the door code but you are probably a 3650. There is a blurb on MGW's site on what to look for there. If you are an 02-04 you've got a 3650.
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awesome, does it come with instructions? this will be my first time messing with a shifter. yes with mine being an 02 it will be the 3650, thanks!
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There is a video on the MGW site or just look up "Mustang shifter install" on youtube or wherever. Its probably the easiest modification you can do to your car. I literally shake my head when someone says they paid to have one put in.

I'd use the MGW video.
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Dont really need any. Take off the trim and shift knob, unhook cigarette lighter, undo some bolts and take off the stock shifter which may be the most difficult part due to how stuck it is on there, clean the area some, transfer the little black part on the bottom to the new shifter, put on some sealant. And put everything back on. Just dont forget to swap that black plastic piece and dont break it.
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I'd still watch the video if its his first time. The new MGWs come with the dynamat piece too so its nice to see how they have it put in even if it is self explanatory.
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alright guys I'll for sure watch the video and thank you very much for the info! just ordered it
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Did you get the race stick the comfort stick or the in between one?
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Did you get the race stick the comfort stick or the in between one?
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I got the standard. I kinda wish I tried the race one.
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I got the standard. I kinda wish I tried the race one.
I figured I might as well go for it
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now I just wait for it to get here
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What's the difference?
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I got the standard. I kinda wish I tried the race one.
A handle angled that way makes it much easier to nail 3rd but you have to make sure you get a good T handle or 8 ball to hit 2nd. Really can't grab the stock shift knob very well to hit 2nd gear at that angle. Ask me how I know.
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When I ordered mine I'm not sure there were different handles available. Is this a pretty new option?
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How lol. I like my pro5.0 and ford racing shift knob. At the track I'd like to have a different knob but I never missed
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When I ordered mine I'm not sure there were different handles available. Is this a pretty new option?
IIRC when the 2nd gen MGW shifters released this year there was only 1 option early on but don't quote me on that.

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How lol. I like my pro5.0 and ford racing shift knob. At the track I'd like to have a different knob but I never missed
The pro 5.0 handle is straight up and down which is clearly not the case with the MGW race handle.
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Yeah but I got long arms so it's not bad and I like the look of it straight not angled the MGW
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I run an MGW short shifter, and it is far superior to stock. I love mine.
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