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The wait is killing me! I ordered the shifter assy on the 17th and it still hasn't shipped. I hope it's worth the wait, and $. Here is the knob I got off sick speed on eBay.

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The wait is killing me! I ordered the shifter assy on the 17th and it still hasn't shipped. I hope it's worth the wait, and $. Here is the knob I got off sick speed on eBay.
I waited 5 weeks for mine. Worth every bit.
 

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hobo1 said:
Very interested, but also read that the noise was significant when shifting. Any experiences to share? How difficult to do without removing drive shaft...?
I haven't noticed much noise increase. Normal shifting = same as stock, hard = louder and better sounding IMO. Installed without removing driveshaft and that just made it harder to see the nuts I had to unscrew. Either way it would be pretty easy, just takes a little more time.
 

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I had mgw in my top 3 first upgrades but i have gotten so comfortable with the stock shifter that i Never miss a gear anymore when driving it close to red line. Is the base shifter the same as the track pack??
But eventually i will swap it out bc the feel is sooo much better and so close between gears.
 

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I had mgw in my top 3 first upgrades but i have gotten so comfortable with the stock shifter that i Never miss a gear anymore when driving it close to red line. Is the base shifter the same as the track pack??
But eventually i will swap it out bc the feel is sooo much better and so close between gears.
Pretty sure it is the same shifter. Even tho about 95% of the time I can shift the stock shifter just fine now, there is that 5% of the time it wants to screw me over. Those times are usually when it matters the most.

Plus take your shifter and put it in 3rd and try and move it sideways. The MGW doesn't budge the stock shifter moves everywhere. I don't have the MGW but a local shop was working on a mustang that did and I get to feel how it shifts. Huge change.
 

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I had mgw in my top 3 first upgrades but i have gotten so comfortable with the stock shifter that i Never miss a gear anymore when driving it close to red line. Is the base shifter the same as the track pack??
But eventually i will swap it out bc the feel is sooo much better and so close between gears.
They are the exact same shifter. Even if you do not replace the shifter, just get the Barton 2 post shift bracket, you'll love it and its such a big improvement over stock
 

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GrabberBlue5.0 said:
They are the exact same shifter. Even if you do not replace the shifter, just get the Barton 2 post shift bracket, you'll love it and its such a big improvement over stock
Does the bracket eliminate the 2-3 lock out. I feel the stock shifter is perfect other than that.
 
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