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Can anyone point me to a source a get a remote type shifter that will work with a Pro 5.0 shifter on a T5 in my 1994 Mustang? Over the winter the engine has been set back 1" and the pedals and seat have been signifcantly moved back as well. Thanks....

 

Marty Fabrick

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edhunter

Marty; I have one I may be interested in selling. It's made to put a T5 in a early model mustang, but I used in in my 88 track car. It def. shortens the shifting. It's made by restomod I think. Anyway I'm setting my engine back 1" this winter, but my seating/pedal position is stock - my main hoop won't let me move my seat back. Moving the tranny back an inch will probably mean I don't need the shifter any longer. I can send pics if you'd like.

ed

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bmrracing

I tried all types of ways to make a remote shifter work well and the shifter built by Mustangs Plus (restomod) in California is the only one that really works well. It is a little pricey but is really worth it.

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Holster Maker

I agree. I have been using one for several yrs and love it. Well worth it!

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swhiteh3

Mr Tone? Paging BPT...

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TurboShortBus
I tried all types of ways to make a remote shifter work well and the shifter built by Mustangs Plus (restomod) in California is the only one that really works well. It is a little pricey but is really worth it.

At $189, it is priced a lot lower than the $300 that a fabricator (who has made them for AI/AIX cars in the past) was quoting me, but there were some differences in the design and construction for that additional $111 (double shear pivots vs single shear, etc.).

 

Here is the shifter setup in the Tone/Wilson car, aka shifter porn (mega-huge photo shoplifted from http://www.On-TrackPerformance.com; EDIT: fabricated by Brian Tone):

 

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Mark

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swhiteh3

Yup, that's the set-up I was talking about, and the set-up I run in my AI car. It's VERY nice. I was hoping if there was enough demand Brian might consider doing another run of them...

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Ed M.
Yup, that's the set-up I was talking about, and the set-up I run in my AI car. It's VERY nice. I was hoping if there was enough demand Brian might consider doing another run of them...

So, did he cause I need one...?

If not, guess I'll go with the Mustangs Plus one. I like the one Brian did though - looks like it allows for more adjustability...

 

Ed

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AJ Hartman

while were on this topic, anyone have any pictures of how they set the pedals back?

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TurboShortBus
while were on this topic, anyone have any pictures of how they set the pedals back?

I'm trying to work on that setup in my 2004 Mustang, while keeping the stock pedal assembly and Hydroboost. If it's not feasible to extend the Hydroboost linkage (it's starting to look that way), then I might just slap a Wilwood/Tilton/Coleman floor-mount pedal on the floorpan about 8" rearward of the stock brake pedal and connect the two with Heim-jointed linkage, while making my own gas pedal and maybe converting to a hydraulic clutch with an external slave cylinder.

 

Do you have any stock items that you're trying to keep while you set your pedals back?

 

Mark

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b_tone
while were on this topic, anyone have any pictures of how they set the pedals back?

 

We didn't, if you look at the pic that was attached and scroll to the right you'll see the Tilton setup for manual brakes and hydraulic clutch that we used.

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99cobra2881

Here's my stab at a remote shifter.

 

The only problem I forsee is the upright on the tri-ax shifter is too tall in stock form. I'm thinking about trimming the top bolt hole/portion off the tri-ax. Then using the bottom two bolt holes to attach the shifter arm, Hopefully this will decrease shifter throw some.

 

I cut the grooves in the handle to add grip. Even with gloves on the grooves really work.

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Turning down the shifter upright and cutting it to length.

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I plan to test fit the handle in the car then weld the bracket to the trans tunnel.

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AJ Hartman

nice. keep us updated.

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99cobra2881

Shifter is done and in the car. Worked great at my SCCA double driver school last weekend!!

 

Here is the final product. I just row the thing fore and aft to change gears, the springs in the tri-ax really help make upshifts easy. I cut the top hole of the tri-ax upright off and used the bottom two holes to attach the shifter. Doing this shortened up the shifter throws and made a big difference.

 

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gregscott

Do you have a parts list and some specs/dimensions etc?

Thanks Greg

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99cobra2881

PM sent.

 

I can build more of these if anyone wants one?

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John0330
On 10/6/2014 at 11:12 PM, 99cobra2881 said:

PM sent.

 

I can build more of these if anyone wants one?

Hi did you sell it already?!

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