Jump to content
Forums Gone... but not forgotten!
Pontiac of the Month

Keane165's 1970 LeMans

2022 June
of the Month

  • Welcome!

    Welcome to Forever Pontiac, where we keep the memory of Pontiac alive with great discussion, maintenance tips, restoration/modification progression "blogs" and help from professional & DIY mechanics. Also, wonderful competitions that occur regularly. Please register for an absolutely free account to join in!

replace automatic shifter

Recommended Posts

Anyone else think the floor shifter in the early GTO is mickey mouse and toy looking.  I decided to change mine, since no one makes a replacement for it I made My own,  I just happened to Have a B&M Megashifter from a 1978 Camaro that a built back in the 90's,  I made it fit, but had to cut up the console, If some one else wanted to do this I would suggest using the B&M universal Mega shifter, as it has the base plate and shifter handle that I used.archive (5).zip

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Tired of these Ads? Register Today!

I know a popular replacement shifter a lot of folks like to use instead is the Chevy Horseshoe shifter from '68-72. It's still "period" correct and looks good. You can also make it a ratcheting type of shifter.


Let's face it, "spirited" automatic shifters weren't introduced until the Hurst His/Hers Dual-Gate shifter from 67-68.  So anything prior to that was shiny chrome knob you used to take you from park to reverse to drive and back.

  • Like 2
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Tired of these Ads? Purchase Enhanced Membership today to remove them!
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.