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Old 06-17-2011, 12:03 AM   #126
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I installed my shifter today and as others have said , the V6 install is a BIIZZNIITCH, i had to go get longer screws to thread in the unit and then get someone to pull while i push from the bottom, then screw the originals in... it was a pain.... i like the feel , but im getting that vibration and that stupid bee sound as someone mentioned when im really high in the RPMs like 6000 and higher... any suggestions... im going to check the dust boot again tomorrow but im pretty sure its on there tight, tried calling for help as im in Canada, but i couldnt get through to the big guy for some help :P

i have the flat stick with the white knob looks nice and shifts great just a little worried about the noise at high rpms... Help! :P
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Old 07-09-2011, 10:14 AM   #127
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Had to stop mid project to go get a u-joint for my socket. DEFINITELY need the u-joint. If anybody did this project without it, let me know how.
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Old 07-09-2011, 04:50 PM   #128
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Just use a longer extension.
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Old 07-11-2011, 08:17 PM   #129
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Had to stop mid project to go get a u-joint for my socket. DEFINITELY need the u-joint. If anybody did this project without it, let me know how.
i've installed three V6 shifters. no u-joint
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Old 07-11-2011, 08:56 PM   #130
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i've installed three V6 shifters. no u-joint
I ended up not using the u-joint, but I did have to move the heat shield out of the way (which wasn't in the instructions). It was V8 if that makes a diff. in the install.

All's well that ends well. Shifter installed and I love the mod! I hope I can get to a show at some point to see what the MGW entire assy replacement would feel like.
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Old 07-11-2011, 08:57 PM   #131
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Just use a longer extension.
That's what she said
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Old 07-22-2011, 08:57 AM   #132
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Installed my Barton yesterday. I had some issues with getting the stock shifter out until I realized that the shift fork needed to be shoved forward into 1st or 3rd, not just moved out of the way. Also, the pin between the shifter and the fork needs to come out the driver's side. I hit the housing when I tried to remove it on the passenger's side. Had a bit of trouble with the dreaded boot but was able to get it seated.

I adjusted the shifter to the shortest throw possible. Found that the effort to get it out of 2nd and 4th was too much so I've moved it up 3 turns. Will take it for a test drive today to see how it feels. Love the infinite adjustability of the unit.

Shifter is really solid and I've got no noise from it up to 4500 RPM's. (Haven't had a chance to get it up higher yet.) I'm running with the stock knob so it's very stealthy. I'm bringing it into the dealership to get the spoiler chips fixed (finally) so I will see if they mention anything. Overall first impressions is that I definitely got the right shifter and would recommend it.
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:55 AM   #133
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Does anybody have a copy of the instructions. I got my barton shifter off of a member and I don't have the instructions to install it :( lol
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Old 08-21-2011, 05:25 PM   #134
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Just call Dave at Barton Industries. They sent me a copy out after I needed the directions when I took the shifter out of my coupe and put it into my vert this year. I looked for mine and could not find them again
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Old 12-02-2012, 09:32 AM   #135
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Is there differences between the early kits and current ? I don't think mine is adjustable
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Old 12-02-2012, 09:40 AM   #136
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Old 12-02-2012, 03:17 PM   #137
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Sure is adjustable the top half of the the shaft can screw up and down to change the shift arm travel. Big difference between screwed all the way down vs at the top. You need to take your shift boot off to get at the bolt that holds the shaft.

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