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hello i have an 05 gt and when i bought the car it came with a hurst shifter it gets loose all the time and i always have to end up taking it to the mechanic to tighten since i dont know what tool i need to do it myself he obv doesnt charge me but its a pain.
Anyway i wanted to ask what tool do i need to tighten and also is there anything i can do to prevent it from getting loose every couple weeks?
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The loctite should help a lot. Might want to try a nylon lock nut if that doesn't work. If clearance isn't an issue (I've never seen the exact bolt or fitting youre talking about) you could double nut it.
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Also, while they have it apart, it would be a good idea to drop some Break Free or a similar gun lubricant product on top of the ball joint of the shifter. You can search "Hurst Shifter Rattle" on these forums and find info on that. I did it to my shifter, and all rattle problems stopped. Very easy solution.
Watch out not to drop any loctite down into the shifter itself, I tried fixing the bolts on mine that way where the handle connects, ran down in the ball part and made shifting hell for a bit. I love the look but I hate the shifter itself, they are junk.
Mine still rattles, I just gave up on it. For the 200 dollars my girl gave for it, it should have been right and it definitly wasnt
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i never drove a mustang without the hurst shifter so i dont know witch is smoother/better. Im not the biggest fan mine rattles and becomes loose ALL THE TIME AND IT ANNOYS THE **** OUT OF ME. But when your punching the gas and u want quick shifts it does its job
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