At high rpm's its also harder to shift without missing gears. You may tighten this bolt down, the linkage arm will be able to move freely when tightened. WJBertrand and crjackson2134 like this. When installed correctly you should only see one bolt head on the upper part of the shifter. 233 talking about this. Please select a gripper or classic ball. There is a groove cut into the boot that must sit in the tunnel. Make sure the flat side is facing upwards as seen below. MGW has precedence that no other company can come close to. The quality of their products is next to none. It will be a 13mm mounted vertically above the guibo. Remove the boot by the 3 clips attaching it to the shifter. I love troll myth:laugh: 2012 GT Premium, Glass Roof, 3.73, MT82, HID+SEC, 401A, MGW shifter, Gt500 muffler, Clear bra, 3M tint Beefcake Racing is an Authorized Dealer for MGW Shifters, call 1-855-827-7223 for more info. You can now remove the final bolt holding on the final linkage. Under heavy load the shifts aren't much different then just cruising. *BCR Performance Inc. is not responsible for any price changes, mis-marked items or any other mis-printed items. You know EXACTLY what gear you're in. Looking for an upgrade to your MT-82 equipped 2015-2020 Ford Mustang? Pay a little more for quality and convenience. It is a. My Junk POS MT82 and tens of thousand POS mt82 survived TWO winters. It feels as if the car wants to grab the next gear for you rather than you forcing its hand. Setting aside two hours or so would be a good idea. We will now raise the transmission using a jack. The MGW Race Spec Short Throw Shifter for the MT-82 equipped Mustangs is a MUST HAVE product. MGW currently manufactures the best short throw shifters for Camaros, Corvettes, and Mustangs. I can attest to the quality of that model. We've also added a Low Profile handle option, which can be used with either the Standard or X-SPEC model shifter for even greater throw reduction. Once in place take the 10mm long bolt we saved from earlier and tighten this bolt down. Performance wise, you couldn't ask for a better shfter. You can now install the MGW sound pad, and use the white OEM sound pad on top. You can now remove the shifter shaft down through the bottom. Starting with a clean sheet, the RACE SPEC shifter from MGW now solid mounts to the transmission via billet strut arms and features a solid linkage rod connecting the shifter to the transmission giving a â¦ We take the opportunity to install MGW's new short-throw shifter for 2011-2012 Mustangs - 5.0 Mustang & Super Fords Magazine The shifter may be more compact, but it's still got every bit of performance you've come to expect from our high-quality race spec shifters! We will now remove the rear bracket. Spend the extra C note. See more of MGW Shifters on Facebook The standard handle requires the OEM knob adapter in order to use the stock shifter ball. 3650=MGW, MT82=MGW, 6060=Barton by a hair. There will be 2 7mm bolts that will be removed. Recap: unless it's a GT500, go MGW Aug 29, 2017 #5. redfirepearlgt forum member. Hello, Doing the coyote/MT82 swap in fox. the is no more lockout in my 17 Mustang GT PP. This bolt isn’t visible and will have to be done by feel. It may require some force for the bridge to slip into the desired spot. Use the zip tie provided at the top of the boot. The overall feel of the shifter made a world of difference, and even with the standard handle, this shifter sits much lower. Do not fully tighten these bolts yet, but make sure you have the locking washer and regular washer in their respectful places. Slide it out once both bolts are removed. Install the supplied grommet on the OEM boot. The lockout assembly will be removed by using the punch that MGW supplies, remove the pin and spring. Finally, a no-compromises short-throw shifter that can not only handle the toughest rigors of competition racing but also possess excellent street manners for your daily driver. The stock shifter has loads of play in it this shifter has none! ... but that is most likely just the crappy MT82. Make sure when tightening the strut arms mounting nuts that you also use the supplied locking nuts on top of them. ** BCR Performance Inc. doesn’t ship non-CARB legal products to California. However, I have not yet picked one up for my 350. 234 talking about this. Finally a no-compromises short throw shifter that can not only handle the toughest rigors of competition racing, but also posses excellent street manners for your daily driver. The techs at MGW mentioned that momentarily pushing the shifter higher into the tunnel hole makes this process much easier. A 10mm ratcheting box wrench will be your best friend. Application: Ford 2015-2020 Mustang GT, V6, Boss 302, Ecoboost. Get more precise shifts and faster shifting action with MGW's short shifter for your 11-14 GT or V6. Remove the center console by opening the storage compartment and prying up on the sides. The lower rotational inertia and lighter clutch/flywheel kit allows the engine to rev up and down faster so shifting is significantly improved at high RPM. If you have ever owned a previous generation Mustang, Camaro or Corvette then there’s a possibility you may have heard their name come up. Your email address will not be published. MGW Shifters offers more positive engagement when shifting gears along with a reduction in shift throw between the gear for less time between shifts. Use the remaining Dynamax and apply it to the bottom of the shifter body. Please see our (Carb Exempt Page) for full California shipping information. I accelerated while turning and did a 1-2 shift without any nibble or lock out. The reverse lockout should be set from MGW, but if you have issues when power-shifting or it goes out here is MGW’s video on how to set it. Image is a representation of this item. This can be done at this point in the install. MGW's new shifter design for the MT-82 transmission is a solid piece of engineering perfection! It is minor, but the shifter does have some vibration through it. The solution is an MGW or Barton Industries shifter. After removing the one 10mm bolt you will be able to move the large front arm, move it to one side for now. You will instantly notice how much stiffer the MGW feels. Thanks in advance! MGW provides all the necessary items required for the perfect install. Finally a no-compromises short throw shifter that can not only handle the toughest rigors of competition racing, but also posses excellent street manners for your daily driver. Follow along as we show you how to install 2014 Revision of the MGW Shifter for the 2011-2014 Mustang MT-82 transmission. Take your shifter to the next level with a huge selection of logos, colors, and styles to fit the exact look & feel you want for your car. Now we will take the bridge and install it. It's suppose to whine and grind all winter!!!! Mgw shifter The build quality is top notch and the shifter feel is so much more direct. Actual item may vary. After that is done we can move onto the MGW shifter body. It is very negligible and everything else this short-throw does right stomps over the one negative aspect. Once that is done, move it to the other side and remove the other 2 bolts. It's that nice of a shifter. Install the boot/boot bezel and finally the side panels. Starting with a clean sheet, the RACE SPEC shifter from MGW now solid mounts to the transmission via billet strut arms and features a solid linkage rod connecting the shifter to the transmission giving a true "top loader" feel in every shift! If you can't drive a manual shift Mustang with an MGW shifter you need to turn in your license. Once removed you may lower the jack. The particular Mustang this MGW X-SPEC was installed on always had a bad chatter in between 1st and 2nd which is a common trait on the S550. Be sure to unplug the connectors. You can now apply the provided heat-shield to the bottom of the shifter body and put it over the Dynamax sheet. 2,184 85. Next, we will lower the transmission. Last year we were the first to bring you info on the MGW shifter for the 2007-2012 SVT GT500. CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm www.P65Warnings.ca.gov. This bolt is located above the slightly above the guibo and is horizontal on the transmission. Updated Design: - we've listened and heard your feedback on our MT-82's, and so we've made several design changes to satisfy the most performance-hungry enthusiast. From there you can set aside the large center plastic piece. Adding an aftermarket shifter to your mustang will greatly improve both the feel and ability to shift your MT-82 transmission easier. If your specific mustang sees any track use, you will find that the distance between shifts is also extremely long. Support the trans with a jack and remove the 4 18mm bolts. After the boot, reinstall the center console in â¦ Blowfish provides all the necessary installation hardware and easy to follow instructions to make upgrading a quick and painless process.Application. Application: Ford 2015-2020 Mustang GT, V6, Boss 302, Ecoboost . For 2011 we made the trip south to install a pre-production version of the MGW shifter for the 2011+ Mustangâs MT-82 6-speed manual transmission. They are held in by clips and a magnet. Choose between the MGW Race Spec or X-Spec for any S550 or S197 Mustang. This thing is amazing. This MGW does require a little more effort but it slides into gears much smoother than before. Copyright © 2021 Beefcake Racing All Rights Reserved. First, remove the interior side panels along the side of the center console by pulling. If you need the shortest throw possible, then choose the X-SPEC model, with up to a 25% reduction in shift length possible over the stock shifter. Pull the rubber boot off the OEM shifter housing. It's impressive. Below is MGW’s installation video as well as a write-up of the install procedure with pictures. Take the OEM shift boot and bezel and cut above the lower neckpiece from inside the boot. We've gotten many requests to build a shifter with an even MORE drastic throw reduction, and we've listened! Starting with a clean sheet, the RACE SPEC shifter from MGW now solid m Race track essentials, an in-depth look into our track day preparation. This thing is sweet! We will now attach the strut arms to the mounting points on the transmission. MGW designs and manufactures all shifter components in house. So, any comment here in the 350 forum is misplaced and misleading. - @sith_5.0 #mgwshifters #manpedal #mt82. MGW 2015-2020 Ford Mustang Short Throw Shifter â MT82 Equipped Mustangs Looking for an upgrade to your MT-82 equipped 2015-2020 Ford Mustang? We also produced an install video for that product as well. MGW 2015-2020 Ford Mustang Short Throw Shifter â MT82 Equipped Mustangs. It is also slightly harder to put into reverse, you do need to push down with some force to get it into reverse. The gripper ball for the Flatstick has a stainless steel insert, so the stem option is not needed. Note: Low Profile handles do not fit the stock ball. We design and manufacture all of our components in house and only sell direct to the customer, giving you the highest quality products for the best possible price. Get under the vehicle by either using a lift or jack stands. Finally a no-compromises short throw shifter that can not only handle the toughest rigors of competition racing, but also posses excellent street manners for your daily driver. Mustang S197 Forums (2005-2014 Mustangs) 2011 - 2014 Mustang GT Tech. If you are ordering a Flatstick, X-Spec is the only shifter option. MGW Shifters specializes in High End Short Shifters for Camaro, Corvette, Mustang, and Viper.Check out â¦ It will be tight, so I recommend a plastic pry tool or something similar. You can now pull down the center linkage rod and push it to the passenger side. For help with finding a CARB exempt product, please call (855-TBR-RACE) to speak with a Product Specialist. I have the MGW shifter with the blowfish bracket and it works good except for the rattling noise. Remove the boot bezel by pushing from the bottom of the orange clips. You will need a long extension as well. You may not have instantly realized it, but there is an issue with the factory shifter assembly. Hey guys i somehow got my hands on a Blowfish Racing shifter bracket before anyone else. Finally, a no-compromises short-throw shifter that can not only handle the toughest rigors of competition racing but also possess excellent street manners for your daily driver. This shaves at least 30 minutes off the install time and is great whether you're doing it at home or having it done at a performance shop. After all, having the ability to row through gears is probably the reason you chose the six-speed. install was simple and easily doable on jackstands and without dropping trans or driveshaft! Shop Knobs > MGW currently manufactures the best short throw shifters for Camaros, Corvettes, and Mustangs. Install Procedure: Installing the MGW Short Throw can be done with pretty basic tools. Once lowered you can now attach the upper connecting rod and lower linkage. There is a company out there that is battling the cancer Ford decided to call a shifter assembly. Cut a piece of the Dynamax and apply it to the top of the bridge. First impression is good. After some time you will be left scratching your head as to why something feels off. MGW Race Spec Short Throw Shifter MT-82 Trans (15-20 Mustang). This may take some force. You should see 2 bolts holding on a retaining plate, remove them. Required fields are marked *, Monday-Friday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Arizona Time. From the factory the MT-82 shifter feels a little sloppy and has a long throw. https://www.instagram.com/ffperformanceaz/, https://www.facebook.com/ffperformanceaz/. Again we will remove the supplied bolt and use Loctite. Loosen the strut arm bolt allowing for more wiggle room and slide each slide onto the mounting point. Traded my '13 Brembo GT vert with an MGW shifter in on a '16 GT vert with the performance package. How can it be? There is ZERO slop and it doesn’t feel like the shifter is going to snap in half when you really start banging gears. The only thing to note is that there is a slight increase in NVH, this is just the nature of the beast seeing as how it mounts directly to the transmission. Shifts are smooth and direct. Applications with a 4-inch driveshaft may have clearance issues, especially if the car has been lowered. Finally a no-compromises short throw shifter that can not only handle the toughest rigors of competition racing, but also posses excellent street manners for your daily driver. I havenât installed yet, but was told the shifter is about 3 inches behind where it needs to be. The new design is more compact and will fit inside the car's oval cutout, fully assembled; no more bashing your knuckles trying to get the the unit installed. MGW Shifters specializes in High End Short Shifters for Camaro, Corvette, Mustang, and Viper.Check out â¦ Social MediaInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/ffperformanceaz/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ffperformanceaz/ Youtube: https://youtube.com/thefunctionfactoryaz Email: Sales@FFPerformance.coPhone: 251 253 2032, Your email address will not be published. "Save the Manuals!" I love George's products, and got my MGW T56 shifter from you guys, when they were first available (yes, that long ago). I bought my MGW shifter for my 2014 MT82 before I got the car home from the dealership. The MGW shifter by itself is a fantastic way to improve shift quality, but the addition of the custom-built Exedy Hyper Single clutch kit will significantly improve your high RPM shifts. By purchasing items from BCR Performance Inc, you are agreeing to all sections of our Disclaimer. Remove the top arm bolt. Now move the entire linkage rod to the driver’s side of the driveshaft and line it up with the hole in the tunnel from inside the vehicle. It was cured instantly along with the overall clunking that used to take place in between gears. You can now slide the shifter body (reads Ford on the bottom) to one side and remove 2 10mm bolts. Starting with a clean sheet, the RACE SPEC shifter from MGW now solid mounts to the transmission via billet strut arms and features a solid linkage rod connecting the shifter to the transmission giving a â¦ We will now take the shifter body and install it from inside the vehicle. The length between shifts is drastically reduced making the car easier to drive, I also found myself wanting to rev match the car more often. MGW listens to their customers and offers a few different options, so whether your car is a daily or a purpose-built track car they make something to fit your needs! The MT82 had a clunk in it though. You need this shifter. Prep the MGW bridge by using Loctite on each of their supplied bolts. Also, remove the bolts holding on the strut arms and use Loctite. Start the 4 18mm cross member bolts by hand and then you remove the jack and tighten the bolts. SVTPerformance MGW Omnibus : MGW MT-82 Shifter Preview, Install, and Review Discussion in 'Front Page Articles' started by SID297, Aug 18, 2011. Owning an MT-82 equipped Mustang never fails to be a thrilling experience. If i could give this shifter 20n stars i would! Starting with a clean sheet, the RACE SPEC shifter from MGW now solid mounts to the transmission via billet strut arms and features a solid linkage rod connecting the shifter to the transmission giving a true "top loader" feel in every shift! MT-82 EquippedGT / V6 / EcoBoost Mustangs Race Spec Short Throw Shifter Finally a no-compromises short throw shifter that can not only handle the toughest rigors of competition racing, but also posses excellent street manners for your daily driver. Now take the MGW linkage and mount it. MGW has been doing things rights ever since they decided to make short throw shifters. The centering spring is also extremely strong. I was also told thereâs a shifter to buy that will correct this problem, does anyone have a link to this shifter? This will allow you to remove the factory chrome trim from the boot. Next, remove the small Allen head screw on the driver side and the reverse lockout will pop off. This high quality shifter is a direct replacement for the factory unit. These should be torqued to 76lbs-ft. We can now go back and tighten all the bolts! This thing slaps! Loved it, never had a single complaint with the shifter. Jack stands will work just fine, although a lift is recommended. The OP is in the wrong forum to start. Now we will use the bolt we just removed, put the supplied Loctite on it. Starting with a clean sheet, the RACE SPEC shifter from MGW now solid mounts to the transmission via billet strut arms and features a solid linkage rod connecting the shifter to the transmission giving a true "top loader" feel in every shift! This Blowfish Shifter Support Bracket is designed for 2011-2014 GT, V6 and BOSS Mustangs equipped with a MT82 â¦ Pull this up from inside the vehicle. From the factory, shifts feel disconnected and very harsh. Please select your color and logo only. You may now go wash your hands, grab the keys and finally feel what this car should have felt like from the factory. I installed the new $20 MGW rear mounting bracket and it took away the rattling noise and it is back to OEM NVH levels. ð¹ CNC machining of the linkage couplers for both the MT82 and GT350 linkage rods.. There are 2 10mm bolts mounted at the end of the transmission. MT82 Shifter Kit - FormaCars Product Highlight Tim and Chris walk you through the highly requested MT82 Shifter Kit designed by FormaCars that allows you to use the MT82 transmission with your Ford Coyote replica builds. Jan â¦ Starting with a clean sheet, the RACE SPEC shifter from MGW now solid mounts to the transmission via billet strut arms and features a solid linkage rod connecting the shifter to the transmission giving a true âtop loaderâ feel in every shift! Install the center console using the 2 7mm bolts. This is an absolute must-have modification for anyone with a manual-equipped Mustang. Take the rubber boot MGW provides and install it.