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Old 03-11-2013, 08:15 AM   #1
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Default Barton shifter

Howdy folks, I want to replace my shifter on my 2008 GT 5 speed, has anyone had any experiance with a Barton shifter?

Thanks for any input.

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The Barton is consistently rated very highly.
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Why not go with a known winner - MGW?
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i love my barton. it was an easy install as well
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I get the feeling I couldn't go wrong with either one.
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Get the Barton if you want the "flat stick" and old school shift ****. I've used both and they're both good shifters.
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Thanks for the help folks, i'll post up what I decide to buy.
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Why not go with a known winner - MGW?
+1 on what he said. I don't even want to think of driving my car before I had it.
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+1 on what he said. I don't even want to think of driving my car before I had it.
After going to there website that is the direction I am leaning towards.
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After going to there website that is the direction I am leaning towards.
Don't know how the shifter in your 5 speed stacks up against the flaws of the 6 speed in mine. You could possibly look at a Steeda Triax as another way. I know a lot of people here run them. Maybe they will chime in. To compare my stock shifter to the MGW is day light to dark. Ford's stock 6 speed mount really leaves a whole lot to be desired from. The MGW is solid and there is no mistake when changing gears were you are coming from and were you are heasded to gear wise.
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