Pistol Grip Shifter

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  1. moburg

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    Is it possible to install a pistol grip shifter from the early model SRT8 Challengers into a 2016 Challenger SRT8 thereby replacing the ball shifter?
     
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    Boggs Senior Hellcat Member

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    Not sure but a 2016 is gust a SRT now new generationo_O
     
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    I wanted to do this and was told no by the service manager because the linkage is different. I can't say how true that is though, but I know I miss the pistol grip, though I'm sure we can do aftermarket.
     
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    Wow! Wouldn't be easier to rebuild the engine? lol
     
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    If you want the Pistol Grip just for the ole school looks it's great, now if you really want to upgrade the shifting performance, Barton shifter hands down ! I had the Hurst with pistol grip in mine for 5 yrs, marginal better shifting at best. Had issues with the handle getting sloppy loose and vibration buzzing noise with rpm's.
     
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    Went the same route as El Diablo on my 09. Installed the hurst comp shifter then a OEM E body console shifter handle (I think, it's been a few years). Replaced the wood grain grips with some carbon fiber ones and replaced the shift pattern sticker with a correct 6 speed one. While the look is really cool, slamming gears isn't as precise as the hurst shifter, a little sloppy if you ask me. But now the 09 is just the cruiser.
     
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    I have it installed on my Hellcat. I love it! Just make sure to install it using the dynamat that's included with it.

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    Pistol grip looks kewl for sure, I'm not knocking it. But...Try a Barton and you will never own another Hurst for the new Challengers.
     
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    I have driven a stock m6. I have felt what a Barton and hurst is like. What is the feeling like to the pistol grip shifter handle?
     
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    I was going to go with the Barton after doing research everyone seemed to favor it over other brands, but I really really wanted the old school retro look so the hurst was the way to go for me.

    I'm happy with it and it gets lots of compliments.
     
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    Markp Gold Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC Club Member

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    I wish I got a M6 just because of that shifter. It is exactly like the 1970 shifter.
     
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    I just installed the Barton shifter & put on the pistol grip shifter handle.It is AMAZING!!!!!
     
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    Markp Gold Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC Club Member

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    Do they make this for A8s???
     
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    Unfortunately, no. The 5-speed automatic, prior to the A8, had some shifter options.
     

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