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Old 11-06-2008, 12:09 PM   #15
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Hurst STS

Yeah that's the one I'm talkin' about. So...If I order the STS option can I get this one??? I ordered the 2SS Black Exterior with Black interior...If I add the STS is it going to come with that awesome Polished black base??? Does anybody really know???
Thanks is advance for everyones help on this subject!
I really need to decide if I should add this option!!
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Old 11-06-2008, 12:18 PM   #16
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I think I'm going to contact MGW and see if they are planning to fab up a STS for the new Camaro.

EDIT: Just called MGW, and they WILL be making an MGW shifter for the new Camaro. Should be 4 months after production that they will have a product available. Since the 6 speed uses the TR6060, the same as the new Viper, it could be even sooner once they change a few minor parts.

Good news for me at least!
I'll be on that like for sure ... best damn shifter I ever had!!!!!!

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Old 11-06-2008, 12:30 PM   #17
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Yeah that's the one I'm talkin' about. So...If I order the STS option can I get this one??? I ordered the 2SS Black Exterior with Black interior...If I add the STS is it going to come with that awesome Polished black base??? Does anybody really know???
Thanks is advance for everyones help on this subject!
I really need to decide if I should add this option!!
no those console pieces are painted for the show....sorry, but if you wanted then painted you could get it done really cheap...
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Old 11-06-2008, 12:35 PM   #18
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OK Thanks!! How about the Black Polished knob?
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Old 11-06-2008, 05:53 PM   #19
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i read on one of the sema threads that you get a choice between black, white and the standard one, but im not sure how legit that info is so yeah.
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Old 11-06-2008, 06:05 PM   #20
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A friend of mine has a 2002 Camaro SS and said his Hurst shifter was a b!tch to shift and he swapped it for something else...is this the same shifter from then or a new design?

Either way I ordered it...I'll decide after I drive for a while if it's the shifter or him!
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Old 11-06-2008, 10:19 PM   #21
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A friend of mine has a 2002 Camaro SS and said his Hurst shifter was a b!tch to shift and he swapped it for something else...is this the same shifter from then or a new design?

Either way I ordered it...I'll decide after I drive for a while if it's the shifter or him!
Your friend needs to hit the gym then. I had the Hurst on my 99TA, and yeah its a bit tough, but thats why you got a stick shift car, to shift it like a man!
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Old 11-06-2008, 11:24 PM   #22
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Old 11-06-2008, 11:56 PM   #23
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Pardon me for being a complete noob in this category, but what does the MGW shifter have over the hurst? What makes it so special? I have never heard of this shifter and would like to know more about it. I don't wanna regret having the hurst if this one is better.
The MGW for the C5s and C6s is just sex. I've tried one. It's insanely short and tight. It's, plain and simple, tits.

I still want to mount my Hurst polished stick and black Hurst ball in a Camaro though. Probably gonna take some fab work whenever, if ever I buy a Camaro.
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A friend of mine has a 2002 Camaro SS and said his Hurst shifter was a b!tch to shift and he swapped it for something else...is this the same shifter from then or a new design?

Either way I ordered it...I'll decide after I drive for a while if it's the shifter or him!
Any time you shorten the throw you increase the amount of force needed to make the shift, it's simple leverage. This is one of those parts you should all buy and DIY though, SSK's are an easy install.
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Old 11-07-2008, 01:02 AM   #25
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A friend of mine has a 2002 Camaro SS and said his Hurst shifter was a b!tch to shift and he swapped it for something else...is this the same shifter from then or a new design?

Either way I ordered it...I'll decide after I drive for a while if it's the shifter or him!
Did you friend put this on after market or did he buy it that way? If he did an after market what he probably did was put the bushing on the wrong side. It may be an error on the intruction sheet.

Myself, I had a Hurst Super Shifter in one of my 69's and loved it. I've never owned a 6 speed car before but I can image it will be as easy as a 15 speed electric gride in a Peterbilt.
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Old 11-07-2008, 08:11 AM   #26
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He had it from SLP I think...I know the car had several SLP mods and he mentioned it was from the time he bought it new it was in there...??

He kept it about a year and them bought something else.

I'll ask again but I know he didn't install it from what I can take from our talk.
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Old 11-09-2008, 12:43 PM   #27
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At the expense of sounding incredibly Green ,one of the many questions on 'Options' that i need to ask before establishing my Full Spec list is this.
Is a Short Throw' a do-able option for a woman driver who will be using a 2ss in an urban environment on a daily basis,or is she likely to give me shit for getting an inappropriate option.
This is a need to know 'cos the car is my baby but work commitments mean we have to share!Goddamit.Any knowledge will be greatly appreciated,
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Old 11-09-2008, 01:03 PM   #28
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The Hurst shifter is great for all drivers, male or female. there is no appreciable extra effort to operate the shifter, the distance you have to move the shifter to change gears is reduced, making for quicker gear changes. I had the Hurst shifter on my 02 SS and it worked flawlessly.
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