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Old 01-04-2015, 11:23am   #1
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What is the best shifter on the market? Mine is a little stock and sloppy. Thanks new member
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Hi and welcome to the Barn!!

I have the MGW shifter and it is excellent! A little bit shorter throw, precise engagement, hardly any more effort either.
Easy to install too!

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Great info thanks again.
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I have a Hurst and it feels great.
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I have a C6Z shifter in my C5Z.


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I like the Hurst with very short throws with T-handle for quicker more positive shifts, and it looks BAD
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I like the Hurst with very short throws with T-handle for quicker more positive shifts, and it looks BAD
You're right, it looks horrible.
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You're right, it looks horrible.
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Really thought that one out didn't you
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Really thought that one out didn't you
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I have the MGW shifter and it is excellent! A little bit shorter throw, precise engagement, hardly any more effort either.
Easy to install too!

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I have MGW on one of my C6Z's as well. Like it very much, and not too hard to install.
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Lets be honest, does it really look that horrible? Don't hold back now give it to me straight
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Lets be honest, does it really look that horrible? Don't hold back now give it to me straight
Honestly, I really don't care. Your car, not mine. Would I put a T-handle on my shifter? Maybe. When I had my C5, I had the Delrin shift knob. Is it for everyone? Nope, and that's OK.

Now, about those hashmarks on the fender...
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You are right about everyones taste is different and I humbly apologize if I jumped at the word "horrible". I have to say that the previous owner was not happy with it being a C5Z, he thought that being a GS was a better option. He actually had the GS shout out on the fenders under the Z06 's! A heat gun got rid of that crap right away. I'm a little hesitant about taking those hashmarks off for fear of doing damage to paint. Please, If anyone has a idea to get them off I'm all ears.
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You are right about everyones taste is different and I humbly apologize if I jumped at the word "horrible". I have to say that the previous owner was not happy with it being a C5Z, he thought that being a GS was a better option. He actually had the GS shout out on the fenders under the Z06 's! A heat gun got rid of that crap right away. I'm a little hesitant about taking those hashmarks off for fear of doing damage to paint. Please, If anyone has a idea to get them off I'm all ears.
Was just kidding about the hashmarks. Again, your car, you do whatever looks good to you. If you do want to remove them, I've heard that Goof Off works great for removing the residue. Maybe our resident detailer, @Norm, can think of something.

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You are right about everyones taste is different and I humbly apologize if I jumped at the word "horrible". I have to say that the previous owner was not happy with it being a C5Z, he thought that being a GS was a better option. He actually had the GS shout out on the fenders under the Z06 's! A heat gun got rid of that crap right away. I'm a little hesitant about taking those hashmarks off for fear of doing damage to paint. Please, If anyone has a idea to get them off I'm all ears.
I'd leave them, I think they look good.
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That's the only reason they are still there. Just when somebody that know's his corvettes picks up on it, it's sort of embarrassing. Maybe not embarrassing its just I'm sort of a purist with my ride. Probably just me. You guys really know your stuff and I'm pleased to meet such motor heads lol
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That's the only reason they are still there. Just when somebody that know's his corvettes picks up on it, it's sort of embarrassing. Maybe not embarrassing its just I'm sort of a purist with my ride. Probably just me. You guys really know your stuff and I'm pleased to meet such motor heads lol
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