console shifter 69 gts 4 speed

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  1. tet68

    tet68 Well-Known Member

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    I have a 69 dart console and 4 speed console shifter what I need is the shifter mechanism and mounting bracket that attaches to transmission and shifter rods are these parts different from non console cars think I have ever thing else DSCN0537.JPG
     
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    The only difference on the console 4 speed cars is the shifter handle.
     
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    thanks I'm slowly accumulating the bits and pieces think I'm down to the mounting bracket and shift rods now
     
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    If it's like mine, there is no mounting bracket. The shifter mechanism bolts directly to the transmission with two bolts. Console shifter handle has a different bend to center it up in the console better.

    If you have any trouble finding the parts you need, call Brewers Performance. They set me up with everything I needed to get mine back up and running.
     
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    You may want to take a closer look at your shifter mounting. The adaptor plate has 3 bolts holding it to the tail housing of the trans. and the shifter has 2 bolts holding it to the adaptor plate. You can't mount the shifter without the plate...
     
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    Good point! The adapter plate must have already been mounted on my transmission when I put mine back together. Thanks for catching that!
     
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    think I saw a repo kit on ebay that has bracket bolts and rods with fastners which would complete mine
     
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    Possibly the early 68 and prior ITC (Inland) shifters dont use a mounting bracket?
     
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    The Inland shifters used a mounting bracket between the shifter and trans. They were typically found to be made of cast iron instead of the aluminum.
     
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    I just checked and it appears the the 1967-68 A-bodies with the Inland shifter used a aluminum mounting plate and the 1966 A-bodies with the Inland shifter used a cast iron mounting plate.
    Also the Inland shifter had 3 attaching bolts to the mounting plate, where as the Hurst shifter used only 2 mounting bolts to attach it to the mounting plate.
     
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