S197 V6 Manuel Transmission Shifter

Discussion in '2005+ Ford Mustang v6 4.0L Tech' started by Martin Ortega Jr, Oct 7, 2020.

  1. Martin Ortega Jr

    Martin Ortega Jr Junior Member

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    Is there an aftermarket manuel shifter for the s197 v6 mustangs, and if so...where can I purchase one
     
  2. 0BlackBeauty5

    0BlackBeauty5 Junior Member

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    Mgw

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  3. roddy

    roddy Junior Member

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    What year, and what transmission?
    On the '05-'10 cars with the 4.0/5-speed, Hurst and MGW are the main players. The Hurst is more affordable, and what I have in my car. If I could do it again, I would go with the MGW. The Hurst feels a lot better than the stock piece, but has just enough play in it to buzz/rattle at certain RPMs under full throttle.
    I have no experience with the '11-'14 cars with the 6-speed, so can't offer any input if that is what you have...
     
  4. Mike in SC

    Mike in SC Lactation Consultant

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    On my '09 GT I have a Barton & I like it ALOT. On my '14 GT I have a MGW. I like it but sometimes I wish I woulda tried another Barton. Avoid Hurst, now it is Chinese crap. Barton and MGW are Made in USA. FWIW, IMHO
     
  5. Unexplodedcow

    Unexplodedcow Junior Member

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    I first tried a Steeda shifter mod when I had an '07 V6. It was...OK, but a bit of work to install the thing. I put urethane bushings on my GT at first, but after about five years switched to a MGW. More configurable, better build quality than stock (by far), worked out great. I installed a blowfish shifter support at the same time, so the shifter is no longer connected to the body. Also highly recommended if the budget allows.
     
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