Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
TireRack
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Engine | Drivetrain | Powertrain Technical Discussions > V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6)


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-13-2010, 01:39 PM   #1
Mach

 
Mach's Avatar
 
Drives: White M6 1LT RS
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Canton, MI
Posts: 1,676
Barton Shifter

I installed my new Barton Shifter today...

LOVE IT. Feel like a whole new car. Its much easier to know when I'm in gear now.. It feels like its directly connected to the transmission.


CLICK.....vroooommmm...CLICK........VROOOOMMMMM... ....CLICK...VROOOOMM

__________________
Pfadt Sway Bars - FE3 Suspension - Barton Shifter - IdealG's Clutch Master Cylinder - Trifecta - Vmax TB - Vararam Intake - MACE 25mm Insulator - Plenum Insulator - Ported/Gasket Matched Intake Manifold - Rx Catchcan - AAC DRL's - 4 Pack Aux Gauges - Steering Controls - AAC Afterburners - DIY Led Sidemarkers - ZL1 Front End

Next mod: Done!
Mach is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2010, 01:42 PM   #2
monstertodd


 
monstertodd's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Cyber Grey Metallic 2SS/RS M6
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Tega Cay, South Carolina
Posts: 4,034
Nice! I have one waiting for me at home. I can't wait to install it!
monstertodd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2010, 10:17 PM   #3
MyIBMssRS

 
Drives: 10 IBM SS RS/12 RAV4
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Lehigh Valley, PA
Posts: 1,574
Looks good!
I went with the Barton pistol grip and absolutely love it!
MyIBMssRS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2010, 10:20 PM   #4
mikeSS


 
mikeSS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2015 c7
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: MI
Posts: 7,454
Quote:
Originally Posted by MyIBMssRS View Post
Looks good!
I went with the Barton pistol grip and absolutely love it!
__________________
2010 camaro cammed- sold
2015 C7 Z51- current
mikeSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2010, 11:00 PM   #5
OHIOSS
Russ
 
Drives: Yukon Denali, Charger, CamaroSS
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Ohio
Posts: 2,601
Send a message via AIM to OHIOSS
I went with the silver annodized pistol grip in my SS/RS/M6. It looks good, is very comfortable to your hand and it really does give you a much better feel when shifting as Mach mentioned. I got it strictly for the appearance but now that I have it I like the feel of it more than the looks!

Great design and engineering on Barton's end.

Russ
OHIOSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2010, 11:04 PM   #6
Nutbutt


 
Nutbutt's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 RJT 2LT/RS Convertible
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Western Massachusetts
Posts: 3,386
Tried and installed a few different shifters, the best by far is the Barton ! I liked it so much and got so many compliments I had to put thier sticker on my car just to stop the questions.
Great Guys also !
__________________
1st IPF Supercharged 2011 2LT/RS RJT Convertible
Nutbutt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2010, 11:11 PM   #7
Spiffyguitar
 
Spiffyguitar's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: I'm everywhere
Posts: 150
Barton makes some good stuff... love my pistol grip.
Attached Images
 
__________________
2010 Camaro 2SS/RS -6M
397whp/393 ft/lbs
Spiffyguitar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2010, 10:47 PM   #8
MyIBMssRS

 
Drives: 10 IBM SS RS/12 RAV4
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Lehigh Valley, PA
Posts: 1,574
Quote:
Originally Posted by mikeSS View Post
Sorry it's a low light picture your majesty. Or is this in reference to your 'My M6 is superior to the A6' thread?
MyIBMssRS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-15-2010, 10:05 AM   #9
Thrillz


 
Thrillz's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 Charger R/T / 2012 Dodge Ram
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Ontario
Posts: 2,558
Have a funny story. My wife had not drove my car up to last week. She owned a 96 camaro RS in the past with a stock shifter. She drove my car and told me man it was so strange the shifts are cool they are so short its fun to drive. She then went on to tell me its like driving one of those video game cars in the arcade with the pretend shifter
__________________
Quote of the year, from 6.1hemi:
"I just wanted to type some junk cause I am having some beers and I really like cars."
Thrillz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-15-2010, 07:12 PM   #10
tjbusa
Serious Sleeper
 
tjbusa's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 CGM 2SS/RS M6
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Lexington,SC
Posts: 3,132
Its all true....
__________________
***************************************
Drive-by

Fact of Life:

After Monday and Tuesday
even the calendar reads...
W T F
***************************************
tjbusa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2010, 12:58 AM   #11
BonesRN
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro 1SS M6
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Florida
Posts: 9
how bad is the gear whine and vibration? i have the hurst and it is wayyy noisier than the hurst i had in my '00. thanks ahead
BonesRN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2010, 07:50 PM   #12
Nutbutt


 
Nutbutt's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 RJT 2LT/RS Convertible
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Western Massachusetts
Posts: 3,386
The Barton has no noise or vibration ! I have installed the MGW, Hurst, and Barton, and the Barton is in my Camaro. I liked the MGW but the use of pins and set screw just can't hold up to a Cast setup that you use with the Barton. Already had one instance of the MGW set screws backing out.
__________________
1st IPF Supercharged 2011 2LT/RS RJT Convertible
Nutbutt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2010, 07:55 PM   #13
ddavis
boostalicious
 
ddavis's Avatar
 
Drives: Blown Ls3
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Bay Area SF
Posts: 1,030
my barton rattles and is loud under acceleration. To the point that i have debated removing it. I pulled it out once already and reinstalled. Also tried sealer on the threads and white tape in hopes to stop it, but theres still a light rattle when gasing it. Nobody else is getting this?
ddavis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2010, 08:40 PM   #14
edneyens
 
edneyens's Avatar
 
Drives: 1SS/RS/M6-White/Beige
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Posts: 161
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nutbutt View Post
The Barton has no noise or vibration ! I have installed the MGW, Hurst, and Barton, and the Barton is in my Camaro. I liked the MGW but the use of pins and set screw just can't hold up to a Cast setup that you use with the Barton. Already had one instance of the MGW set screws backing out.
My guess is that if you had problems with the MGW that you did not install it correctly... I have the MGW and I have not had any problems - I love it. I have not seen anyone but you post bad things about MGW, makes me wonder about your motivation? I am not ragging on Barton, I believe it to be a good shifter, from what I hear I would rather go with it over the Hurst. Any aftermarket shifter is going to be an improvement over stock, the stock shifter sucks.
__________________
edneyens is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
DIY Hurst Short Throw Shifter Install - Pix and Video TAG UR IT Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 121 02-26-2015 10:08 AM
TAG's 2010 THRSS #2 TAG UR IT Member Car Journals 3129 08-14-2014 09:29 AM
Pic's of Aftermarket Shift Knob on Stock shifter stalk jammer174 V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 3 12-04-2010 08:49 PM
Barton Shifter wbt V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 18 08-10-2010 12:56 PM
MTI Racing 5th Gen Camaro Shifter SALE MTI Racing Kevin Transmission / Driveline 0 05-24-2010 08:30 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:54 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.