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Offline wideopen231

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shifter choice and location
« on: July 29, 2023, 02:50:06 PM »
WSht are you using and what is best location you have found?  I have a tube shifter. Works fine and very compact. While I have solenopid miunted, I do not have any lockout other than slots. Also with collar on I can not look down at it and see where it is gear wise. Amy just move, but like to know what is working for others.
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Re: shifter choice and location
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2023, 08:06:47 PM »
Precision Performance Kwik-Shift II shifting a 'glide. Tab mounted to the chassis, body adjacent to my left knee (Aussie car, shifter on the left). It meets the local IHRA requirements, and lets me one-handed overcome to reverse lockout (important to me as I have a hand operated brake that leaves me one-handed for shifting).

Would have preferred a Frameworks shifter but they are like rockinghorse crap to find.

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Re: shifter choice and location
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2023, 10:38:14 PM »
Hurst Quarter Stick here, slanted beween my legs as seen in the pic. Pneumatic solenoid which I operate manually with that small transbrake button.
TB or timers are not in use at the moment. I could set the gear change based on rpm too but no electronics allowed in our vintage group.

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Re: shifter choice and location
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2023, 12:44:22 PM »
Neal & Parks tube shifter between Legs

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Re: shifter choice and location
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2023, 06:27:32 AM »
Mine is mounted on the top right tube, below the chute release.

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Re: shifter choice and location
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2023, 06:39:11 AM »
Nice. Problem there would be chute and air solenoid mounted same spot,plus handbrakes and shut off right beside it.
Relecting obama is like shooting right foot because it did not hurt enough when you shot left foot