Steeda's Tri-Ax shifter for the 2011 and up Mustang V6 and GT is crafted from billet aluminum, steel, and composite components for solid construction and to provide no increase in shifter NVH. This shifter will provide a 20% shorter throw and retains full reverse lockout functionality of the factory shifter and also allows for spring pressure adjustment.
Re-engineered pivot mechanism to provide no change in shifter knob height to preserve shifter ergonomics while still providing a shorter throw. Nickel plated finish for great looks and corrosion protection.
Accepts factory shift knobs and aftermarket knobs with M12 x 1.25 thread pitch. Easy to install and does not require any permanent modifications to your vehicle. Comes with a lifetime warranty.
- 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/
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!