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Old 03-05-2021, 12:02 AM   #41
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I made a sleeve out of Vinyl upholstery material to cover the cable shifter, and main shifter. The more I drive it, the more I love it. Have another ordered for another car.
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Old 03-05-2021, 12:00 PM   #42
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I have seen where people mount the cable to the steering column. The cable does free up some leg room- but when I get the mitchell in the future I will choose to use a shifter. I have driven many cars with the shifter and I love it. Plus- you know where neutral is in the overdrive incase you want to utilize that.
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Old 03-06-2021, 12:58 PM   #43
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I keep reading about the Mitchell shifter taking up leg room. I have had one for 15 years now in my Town Sedan....but it never gets in the way. I never seat three in the front seat, and don’t ever enter on the passenger side. I find it very natural and handy right where it is....but I guess it doesn’t work for some.
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Old 03-06-2021, 01:18 PM   #44
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I keep reading about the Mitchell shifter taking up leg room. I have had one for 15 years now in my Town Sedan....but it never gets in the way. I never seat three in the front seat, and don’t ever enter on the passenger side. I find it very natural and handy right where it is....but I guess it doesn’t work for some.
I'm with you Terry. When the stock trans is in third gear there is not any room in that area anyway. As I mentioned earlier (post #20) I extended the Mitchell shifter 4" so it is about the same hight as the stock shifter.
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Old 03-06-2021, 03:26 PM   #45
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Paul Shinn made a video on installing an overdrive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKRHYlwR7eU
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Old 03-06-2021, 03:31 PM   #46
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Paul Shinn made a video on installing an overdrive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKRHYlwR7eU
See post #3.
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