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sfm5s081

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The Shifter Expert! Parts, restoration and help
« on: February 27, 2018, 02:21:28 PM »
Just wanted to give a shout out to Bill Heeley in Maryland. Bill is by far the best person for original and replacement shifter parts: knob, linkage, levers, rods etc. So far he has helped me with 2 1965 Gt350s, a 66 Gt350 and a 1967 GT500. Truly a valuable asset to the community.

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Re: The Shifter Expert! Parts, restoration and help
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2018, 02:25:21 PM »
Bill does great work. I have used his shifters for years.
Dave
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Re: The Shifter Expert! Parts, restoration and help
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2018, 05:32:21 PM »
Bill is considered a Icon in our community.
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werthie

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Re: The Shifter Expert! Parts, restoration and help
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2018, 10:24:42 PM »
65/66 QUESTION:  i've heard that it's possible to graft an original shifter handle to a Hurst linkage.
has anyone done this?  pros and cons (other than it's not factory)?
thanks,
alan

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Re: The Shifter Expert! Parts, restoration and help
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2018, 10:17:27 PM »
Yes, it is possible. Have a friend who did it very successfully. Just have to get the proper angle on the shifter handle when you weld it.

werthie

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Re: The Shifter Expert! Parts, restoration and help
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2018, 10:28:47 PM »
there must be someone who does it "professionally" . . .  yes?

alan

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Re: The Shifter Expert! Parts, restoration and help
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2018, 11:40:18 PM »
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