Tag Archives: MT-82

Tech: 2015+ Mustang Tri-Ax Shifter Install

Shift Change

Installing Steeda’s billet Tri-Ax shifter for 2015+ Mustang GTs

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Steeda Autosports

These days the automatic transmissions work so well that drivers who choose a manual transmission must really love that visceral connection between man and machine. There is nothing quite like the control and feel you get banging through the gears on your own, but more often than not the factory shifters are so dampened and isolated they rob you of some of that fun.
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New Product: Compact MGW MT-82 Shifter

Sleeker Shifter

MGW Shifters improves its 2011+ Mustang shifter for easier installation

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of MGW Shifters

Shifter upgrades are among the most popular bolt-on parts for Mustangs. This is largely due to the factory’s strict adherence to noise, vibration and harshness standards. Keeping the stock shifter dead quiet and free from the slightest hint of vibration usually means using materials that give up some precision.
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News: UK 2015 Mustang Production

The Right Stuff

Right-hand-drive 2015 Mustangs are headed to the United Kingdom

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Since January 2,000 customers in the United Kingdom have ordered 2015 Mustangs, and dealers there have ordered additional stock to keep pace with demand. The first of the right-hand-drive S550s meant for UK consumption have rolled off the assembly line at Flat Rock and are headed across the pond, and those will be well-optioned models
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New Product: Hurst 2015 Mustang Shifter

Time Shift

Hurst offers a new retro-style short-throw shifter for 2015+ Mustangs

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Hurst

While the stock shifters atop the MT-82 manual transmission in the Mustang have improved over the years, they still lack the precision and brevity that most enthusiasts desire. As such, one of the most popular modifications for a new Mustang is a shifter. There are many aftermarket solutions to hasten your shifts and sharpen their precision. A new shifter from Hurst does this and adds a bit of retro flair to the thoroughly modern S550.
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Tech: Steeda S550 Tri-Ax Shifter Install

Short Change

Installing Steeda Autosports’ short-throw shifter for the 2015+ Mustang

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Steeda Autosports

For as long as we can remember, one of the most upgraded parts on a Mustang has been the shifter. As we know, Ford engineers are constantly striking a balance between honing Mustang performance and building a car that the average consumer will accept. It seems that balancing act has become even more challenging as the Mustang attracts new customers.
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