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Old 12-10-2011, 10:10 PM
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B&M quick silver shifter

I'm running the B&M shifter which sits on my floor board. The shifter arm is pretty short causing me to bend over to shift the shifter. I was wondering if they sell longer arms to replace the B&M shifter or will the Hurst shifter arms (much longer) fit on the B&M shifters.

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The B&M Quick Silver is basically a copy of the Hurst Pro-Matic II shifter.
I don't think the B&M Auto shifter lever is removable like the levers on Manual shifters are.
http://static.summitracing.com/globa...uicksilver.pdf

Hurst makes a Car and Truck version of the Promatic II shifter.
Car shifter is 11.50" total height.
http://www.jegs.com/i/Hurst/530/383-...0002/-1?CT=999
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/HUU-3838500/
Truck shifter is 15.50" total height.
http://www.jegs.com/i/Hurst/530/383-8510/10002/-1
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/HUU-3838510/

Would 4" taller make enough difference?
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The other option is to build a base underneath the shifter to raise it up; like the B&M 'Mega Shifter' for trucks. Comes with a plastic base you trim to fit the hump and get the height up more. If the handle (knob) comes off, I wonder if you could make an extension to find the length that works best for you.

Not all the M/T levers come off either; the 55-57 bench seat Hursts are welded to the mechanism as the lever starts parallel to the floor and bends around the seat.

Guys have modified factory shifters before, but I don't do Autos. I wonder if you can get a junk B/M and fiddle with it.

I know Lokar made a sleeve/adapter to put your own knob on the lokar unit so you could avoid the pushbutton mushroom
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