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Old 03-12-2013, 12:01 PM
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IMHO ... It felt like a cheap plastic toy ... Hopefully I will get used to it. That (and flipper glass being gone) is one thing that I don't like about 14.
Every shifter since the Hurst 4 speed in my '79 Formula Firebird has felt like a plastic toy to me!
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It seems to be the same height but has a lot more "throw" and has some tactile feedback for the change in gears ie going from park to drive there are kind of clicks like a normal shifter.
Thanks, sounds like they made some minor improvements, but nothing significant.
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Old 03-12-2013, 01:40 PM
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I think a blowme sandwich- open faced of course...will make it all better...
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Old 03-12-2013, 01:45 PM
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I think a blowme sandwich- open faced of course...will make it all better...
Good one! I will have to remember it!

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Haha all the blow job sandwiches in the world wont change the fact the srt i ordered will have that shifter...
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Re: Deal breaker

Sh*t I am 6'8. Although I understand I dont fit well in any car, I can't have the shifter digging into my thigh. I guess im gonna have a problem. Did you have the seat fully lowered? Gonna take a ride this weekend sit in one see how bad it is.
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Old 03-12-2013, 06:46 PM
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I'm havin' a serious bout of nostalgia right now!
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I'm havin' a serious bout of nostalgia right now!
You can almost feel the cold touch T grip and smell the leaded gas.
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Say what? You must have a huge set that you need to air out if that's the case. I'm 6'2" and my sweet ass thigh is several inches from my amazing e shifter!
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Old 03-12-2013, 09:44 PM
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You can almost feel the cold touch T grip and smell the leaded gas.
You, like me, sir, must long for a simpler time.
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You, like me, sir, must long for a simpler time.
Man , I had the same thought, rippin through the pattern with that V8 singing...nothing like it......well, until you turn a corner!??!
When I was down in Florida this past weekend I saw an '80 TTA (4.9l V8/ non- intercooled turbo) survivor in a parking lot. I cannot tell you the last time I saw one...instant flashbacks...

In regards to the seat/shifter..I had the seat properly adjusted and probably drove it for maybe a half an hour...strongly recommend that you go drive even a mere mortal one as I believe the configuration is identical.
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