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Steeda Mustang Tri-Ax Short Throw Shifter Kit (11-14 GT/Boss/V6)

Our Price $249.95
Market Price $287.72  
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Manufacturer  Steeda Autosports

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  • Product Description
  • Installation Info
  • Mustang Fitment

Steeda's Tri-Ax short throw shifter kit combined two popular items in to one convenient kit. Dramatically improve your Mustang's gear shifting by upgrading to the Steeda short shifter for the 2011+ Mustang kit. Included in the kit is our wildly popular short throw shifter and shifter base bushing with bracket.

This straight forward install takes only about an hour and a half and you probably have all the tools you need sitting in your tool box. Dramatically improve the driving experience with this short throw shifter kit!

Product Benefits

  • 20 % throw reduction
  • Made of high quality billet materials
  • No increase in shifter NVH (Noise, vibration and harshness)
  • Retains reverse lock-out
  • Comes with a LIFETIME warranty

Not all Mustang shifters are created equal. Learn more about what makes Steeda stand out from the crowd: http://www.steedablog.com/2010/04/tri-ax-shifter-extreme-engineering/

Testimonial

I am not a performance driver anymore. These days my Mustang is my daily driver and weekend cruiser. So my needs in a short throw shifter are somewhat different than those of most enthusiasts. I wanted a shifter with a somewhat shorter throw than stock but still long enough for my relaxed shifting style. But most of all, the shifter had to be as quiet as stock. I tried one of the very expensive performance shifters and liked the shorter throw but hated the amount of noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) that it introduced, so after about a month I went back to the shop and had them reinstall the stock shifter. I found out later that the NVH problem was due to damage caused by an improper installation so I don't know what it would have been like had it been properly installed.

Once back to using the stock shifter, I realized how much I still wanted a shorter throw but without the NVH so I started asking around and came to the conclusion that the Steeda Short Throw Shifter might be my best option. After some conversation with the helpful people at Steeda, I ordered and received their shifter. I had a different shop do the installation this time. Driving away after the installation, I noticed an immediate difference that brought a grin to my face. This shifter was exactly what I was looking for! It has a nice throw that is shorter than stock but not too extreme. It has very precise movement and best of all, it is just as quiet as the stock shifter! There is a slight click as it is pulled into each gear that is more felt than heard and is a reassuring confirmation that you are in the gear. The reverse lockout is positive without requiring too much effort (I had expected I would want to switch to the included lighter spring but decided it wasn't necessary once I tried it).

I can't say how it would do in performance use since that's not my style but if you are looking for a reasonably priced quality shifter with great feel and no added noise then the Steeda shifter is a great choice. I could not be more pleased!

Time to Install
About 1 1/2 Hours
Level of Difficulty
Easy
Tools Needed
Basic Tools
Install Instructions
Instructions are in PDF format. Get the free Adobe PDF Reader, here.
Model Year(s)
2014 2013 2012 2011

Model(s)
GT V6 Boss

Transmission(s)
Manual Automatic

Product Reviews

Shorter throws = awesome. Install was a breeze and looks great, too.

If you install this and follow the instructions step by step you will be very happy. I used the black bushing and if there is any NVH I can not tell. Be sure to seat the shifter so it sits the .02 to .03 inches away from the reverse lock out gate as the instructions note before you tighten the four bolts that hold it down. Shifts are quick, smooth, solid and my 2011 GT is more fun to drive now. I used the white cue ball knob and it really looks better with the interior of the mustang than the oem thumb shaped knob.

I bought this kit with the billiard style shift knob and it's been a big improvent over the stock shifter. I went with the red bushing. There is more noise transferred through the steeda shifter compared to the stock one, but it's not enough to bother me.