Tag Archives: Six-Speed

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: Auto Trans Swap Packages

Smart Shifts

Support your Coyote engine swap with an auto trans and controller

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Performance Automatic

When it comes to engine swap support, Ford Performance does a stellar job supporting modern engines in other vehicles thanks to its crate motor program and Control Pack PCM/wiring harness kits. Buy both and you are well on your way to putting a Coyote or even an EcoBoost 2.0- or 3.5-liter engine in just about any vehicle.
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Tech: MGW Shelby GT350 Shifter

Shelby Shifter

A detailed first look at MGW’s new Shelby GT350 six-speed shifter

By SID297
Photos by Stacy Stangz

What can be said about an MGW Shifter that hasn’t already been said hundreds of times before. They are superbly designed and expertly constructed. These units also operate flawlessly and are backed by some of the best customer service in the industry.All that and more is true for the company’s latest offering, a complete replacement shifter for Ford Performance’s new Shelby GT350 Mustang.
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News: Shelby GT350 Transmission

Sixth Sense

A Tremec 3160 six-speed directs power from the GT350’s 5.2-liter engine

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

We know a special engine powers the Shelby GT350 and GT350R. The 5.2-liter V-8 sports a game-changing flat-plane crankshaft, which beefs up its midrange torque and extends the engine’s rev range. The result is an impressive output of 526-horsepower and 429 lb-ft of torque, which adds up to over 100 horsepower per liter.
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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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