Need shifter advice! 4L80E floor shifter.

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Firetruck1

Firetruck1

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I have a B&M Pro Ratchet operating my 200 4r in the stock Monte Carlo console along with factory plate and all.
 
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TURNA

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I have always liked the Hurst Quarter Stick or the B&M Pro Stick

At one point they made a Pro Stick that was specifically made to fit the GBody consoles
 
Injectedcutty

Injectedcutty

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Nov 24, 2014
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Duke, I'm running a Hurst V-Matic 2 with a Monte Carlo console and the trim plate notched to clear. I haven't yet, but there is a clip to be removed to make the shifter 4 speed compatible, and I recently bought the B&M 4L80E cable bracket. Here are a couple pics, if you need different views just let me know. Now that the Cutty is sitting outside I can just uncover it.
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TURNA

TURNA

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Did you make the panel the gauges are sitting in?
 
Northernregal

Northernregal

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I have a B&M Pro Ratchet operating my 200 4r in the stock Monte Carlo console along with factory plate and all.
How does the pro ratchet work? Pretty solid shift throws? I’ve had it I’m my summit basket a few times now....


Duke, I'm running a Hurst V-Matic 2 with a Monte Carlo console and the trim plate notched to clear. I haven't yet, but there is a clip to be removed to make the shifter 4 speed compatible, and I recently bought the B&M 4L80E cable bracket. Here are a couple pics, if you need different views just let me know. Now that the Cutty is sitting outside I can just uncover it. View attachment 95141 View attachment 95143
I like that too. It definitely looks period correct too. 👍
 
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RegalBegal

RegalBegal

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I'm currently running a Hurst V-matic 2. It was pretty easy to make it work in the console and the fit is real good. Planning on doing a 4L80E swap myself this winter. I'm probably gonna go with a V-Matic 3.

 
64nailhead

64nailhead

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Dec 1, 2014
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We debated about this for too long. We ended up using a B&M Quick Silver shifter. Has a ball on top rather than a 'T' handle or pistol grip. The idea being that it's much easier to hit the ball than the other options. It works very well and we beat on it hard. It seems to work best when not trying to be easy on it. The other style handles gave me the idea that you're driving with your hand on the shifter, but I prefer to have both hands on the wheel, especially when running hard over 40 mph.

I can't say how it will fit in your console (we have a 60/40 split seat.) Either way, the ratchet style shifters are the only way to go when launching hard.
 
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