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Newbie shifter question

Well, it's only going to be a few more days before the car comes back from the shop. It's been off the road for a couple of years now. I remember one thing that used to annoy me, the 4 speed shifter seems to stick straight up from the floor with very little lean backwards. Being that I'm 6'2", this is got to be the most uncomfortable 4 speed car to drive. I have to constantly lean forward to move the shifter. Does anyone have the same issue, or is it just me?

Is there a shifter that will fit that leans back a little more so I can drive the car comfortably?
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droptogto,

You could try a bench seat shifter Hurst. This is the OEM shifter in my Tempest:


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Does anyone know if there is a Hurst catalog that displays dimensions and lengths?

Thanks for the welcome to the forum Thor

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looks like that problem could be solved with a vise and a breaker bar, just bend it- but then again I always go for the obvious
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I ordered it up. I'll let you know how it feels next week. I figure what's the worst thing that could happen? Send it back?

Thanks for the advice
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