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Old 12-10-2009, 11:27 AM   #18
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Im sorry this might have been asked but does the hurst short throw void transmission warrenty? I have to take my camaro in tomorrow due to it not shifting correctly
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Old 12-10-2009, 12:19 PM   #19
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no, The shifter itself (or any aftermarket) product for that matter will not directly void a warranty. Any problem associated by the presence of an aftermarket part must clearly be proven to have caused the problem in question.. Hurst is an O.E supplier to GM. You should not have a problem, but it is well documented that there are some cars out there with inherant shifting /trans issues.
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Old 12-10-2009, 12:26 PM   #20
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Sub thats what i was thinking and just wanted to make sure
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Old 12-10-2009, 12:33 PM   #21
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Warranty won't be voided. But, if the shifter was installed improperly and that ends up being the problem (which probably won't be the case), then the dealer service dept won't warranty the work. I would be the issue is IN the transmission...and that would not be caused by a shifter. But, without seeing the problem, I can't diagnose and say for fact...just leaning towards the tranny...synchronizer issue...etc.
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Old 12-10-2009, 01:25 PM   #22
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Any review after a few miles/hours?

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Yeah...so far, I LOVE it. I have not yet "gotten on it." But, when I have the chance, I will...and I'll let ya'll know how it goes. I believe it honest reviews of the parts I put in my car. If I don't like it, I'll say it. Not the case here. I LOVE the shifter so far.

Great job, Hurst!!!

Now...for those back ordered black Hurst knobs.....[/B]

So how did the shifter do on your trip? Any pros or cons to report? Still snow & ice on the roads here so mine is still un-tested as of yet. I too will order the Hurst logo knob....... but 90 bucks? ouch!
Thanks in advance for your input.
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Old 12-10-2009, 01:53 PM   #23
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So how did the shifter do on your trip? Any pros or cons to report? Still snow & ice on the roads here so mine is still un-tested as of yet. I too will order the Hurst logo knob....... but 90 bucks? ouch!
Thanks in advance for your input.
Is this a new hurst logo knob you are talking about? I got the black anodized alum knob with the Hurst logo on top like SooCh's (member here) from the Hurst website for the listed price $49.
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Old 12-10-2009, 03:07 PM   #24
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Thanks, guys. The directions they supplied were really easy to follow.

However, in my experience, having someone there to help run you through the process showing you step by step is the next best to having someone do it for you.

If this helped anyone in their install process, I did my job.

...and thanks again. I love doing stuff like this!! Next up, Vararam installation thread!!! MONDAY MONDAY MONDAY!!!
So you are coming to Alabama then to help me with the Vararam????
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Old 12-10-2009, 04:27 PM   #25
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Hurst knob

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Is this a new hurst logo knob you are talking about? I got the black anodized alum knob with the Hurst logo on top like SooCh's (member here) from the Hurst website for the listed price $49.
This is the knob I want.
http://hurst-shifters.com/hurst-prod...with-Hurst-pin
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Old 12-11-2009, 12:30 AM   #26
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So how did the shifter do on your trip? Any pros or cons to report? Still snow & ice on the roads here so mine is still un-tested as of yet. I too will order the Hurst logo knob....... but 90 bucks? ouch!
Thanks in advance for your input.
Shifter is a complete (and pardon my french, please) bad ass piece of machinery. I mean... The Hurst shifter is totally different from stock. There's really only "pro's" to the install. ALL the shifts are FIRM. It's almost like a clicking each time you put it in gear. Like....it "snaps" into gear. You KNOW when you shift and can actually FEEL each shift. When you shift with a stock shifter, it feels pretty spongy...mushy... Heck, I felt like I was going to break the stock shifter in half when I shifted hard. COMPLETE OPPOSITE when shifting with this one. The ONLY con to this one is a tiny amount of vibration noise. I found that the majority of the time, the vibration noise came because I was resting my hand on teh shifter causing the shifter to lean to one side (there's about a half an inch play left to right when in gear) and when you press the shifter to the side, it'll vibrate. It's nothing that is annoying to me. However, a 2nd plastic boot or some type of spongy insulating material would surely take away any noise.

So far, I am 100% satisfied. For those that use them, I'm sure they all agree. If anyone is interested in trying one out before buying, ask around in your regional forums to see if there's anyone close by that might mind letting someone try it out....not necessarily driving it, now.....just shifting through the gears to see if they liked it.

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Is this a new hurst logo knob you are talking about? I got the black anodized alum knob with the Hurst logo on top like SooCh's (member here) from the Hurst website for the listed price $49.
Yep. That's the one. I swore I saw one with an orange "H." Maybe it was just this one.
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So you are coming to Alabama then to help me with the Vararam????
Dude...you won't NEED help with it!!! It's EASY to install! And, I'm going to do a DIY thread for those that might need a bit of help.

I hope you get one soon! I think you are going to get the actual 2.75 production piece. Believe me...you are going to LOVE it.
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Yep...that's kind of how I remembered it....thought it was orange on top, but I guess not! Love that shifter, though!
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Old 12-11-2009, 12:48 AM   #27
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What a great play-by-play install. I don't have a new Camaro..YET....but when I do get one, this is one of the first upgrades. I put a B&M short-throw shifter in my 1994 Corvette, and MAN...what a difference! That thing is so tough it feels like you could hit it with a sledgehammer. The super short "click" into gear is so much better than stock. I can only imagine how nice the Hurst is in the Camaro...I drove a stock 2010 SS stick, and its ok, but a Hurst will be the ticket.
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Old 12-11-2009, 12:50 AM   #28
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Nice write-up. I got mine back in October and I love it. The whole driving experience is completely different with it and feels much more solid and precise.

You want to do something else that's great? Replace your trans fluid with 4 qts of Royal Purple Synchromax, and the diff fluid with 1 qt of Royal Purple 75w90 Max Gear. The car runs smoother, quieter and just seems to glide along now. Combined with the Hurst shifter it's a pure joy to drive.
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Old 12-11-2009, 01:07 AM   #29
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Nice write-up. I got mine back in October and I love it. The whole driving experience is completely different with it and feels much more solid and precise.

You want to do something else that's great? Replace your trans fluid with 4 qts of Royal Purple Synchromax, and the diff fluid with 1 qt of Royal Purple 75w90 Max Gear. The car runs smoother, quieter and just seems to glide along now. Combined with the Hurst shifter it's a pure joy to drive.
might have to give that a go
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Old 12-18-2009, 05:02 PM   #30
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this thread was so helpful for my install.. got her done last night and upon coming back from work today there was a grinding sound coming from the shifter and I got her up on jackstands in my garage. Turns out that the dust boot cover came loose. I cant inspect for damage as the entire exhaust system is 500 degrees but after she cools off a bit, I'm going to check to see if there was any damage.

Any tips on getting this PITA thing back on assuming its not mangled?

Thanks

UPDATE: The dust boot was intact but had some rub from the driveshaft and bits of rubber were thrown about the tub. I fooled around with it for 25 minutes and can get the drivers side tabs on and the rear passanger tab on, but there's not enough room to pull it on with my fingers to get the last tab on the housing. GF was yelling at me cause I was fiddling with the car and not her. I quit for the evening and am going to give it another go in the morning.

Makes me want to take the entire damn thing off and be done with it but that would cause more harm than good.

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Old 12-18-2009, 11:40 PM   #31
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Here is a Video from hurst them self:
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Old 12-19-2009, 04:43 PM   #32
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finally got the dust boot on but I'm not confident that it will stay on...
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Old 12-20-2009, 12:27 PM   #33
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hehehe...yeah, that dust boot was a pain.

But, seems that if you do the passenger side first using the tabs and then working your way over, it'll go on. I messed with is a few times after it went on to make sure it would stay.
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Old 12-20-2009, 12:54 PM   #34
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Thanks for an Amazing DIY bro! I seriously didnt even pull out the instructions from Hurst. Only issues I had was upon trying to install the flush allen head screws for the new shifter and I dropped one on the heat shield under drive shaft and took a nice little bit to retrieve it!
Other than that everything went smooth as silk! Dust boot was a bit tricky, but once I fiddled with tabs working from corner to corner it went on pretty easy. Just NOT a lot of room under there when its up on jack stands.

Great job!!! and thanks bro!!
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