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Will the stock 67 console shifter plate have enough room allow the TKO600 to shift to all gears? Thanks
 

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I'm istalling mine this weekend (67 also), just waiting on the offset dowels. I was wondering the same because the centerline of the shifter on the muncie and the TKO are not the same from the bellhousing face. The 67's measure 16 1/8" from bellhousing face to the center of the factory console opening unlike the 68's and 69's @ 17 3/8" to the center of the console opening. I called SilverSport and they said their tranny will fit and shift with no issues on a 67 with a console? I'm also wondering if i will be able to used the original slide in the shift plate? I can hope.....
 

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Well...... The good news is the trany fit very well with adequate clearences to the trans tunnel. Nothing had to be modified. Now the not so good news.... I' working with a big block so the driveline is offset to the passengersideof the car about 1/2" - 3/4" and thats were my issue stared. The shifter landed in the proper location as to bellhousing face to factory console opening. What didnt work out was even with a 1" offset shifter i would need to cut the floor opening an additional 3/4"- 1" toward the passenger side of the tunnel to work. That then puts the shifter in contact with the factory shift plate hindering shifting into 3rd, 4th, 5th or reverse. I also bought the STX shifter and it stands up to tall to fall beneath the slide on the shift plate. I may have to go with a shollower profile shifter to remedy one problem. I'm also calling Silver Sport today discuss.

If your working with a small block, I think you might be ok with the shifter location ? Ill keep you posted.



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Just a follow up. I worked with Silver Sport Transmitions and we were able to modify their shifter to work with my factory console slide and trim plate. I also used a right angle unit from a corvette to get the extra bit I needed to route and not stress the speedo cable. Very happy with the new setup.
 

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I never had much luck with the slider with the 4 speed. So when I re-did car with 5 speed I just went with a boot in place of really smooth operation and quiet
I did the same,
I bought all brand new 68 slider stuff, It worked, but I did not like it, so I went 69 style, I guess the factory didn't like it either.
 
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