'69 shifter in a '68 - Team Camaro Tech
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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Sep 30th, 02, 04:29 PM Thread Starter
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Will a factory Hurst shifter from a '69 Camaro fit and work well in my '68 with console?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 1st, 02, 03:06 AM
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Should work, Make sure you get all of the donor parts, like the mounting plate, and shifter arms,
Other way is buy the coplete install kit from Hurst Shifters,
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 1st, 02, 08:16 AM
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The problem comes from the tranny. The 68 and 69 tranny hookups are different. If you have a 69 tranny, go for it. If you have a 68 tranny, you need a 68 shifter setup. You will not be able to just bolt it on and go.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 1st, 02, 11:02 AM
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Sixty-eight and older had 5/16-18 studs on the shift fork exposed from the trans side plate.

Sixty-nine and newer are 3/8-16 threaded holes in the same place making the item a larger overall diameter, hence, a bigger slot in the shifter's shift arm to fit.

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