Blowfish Racing Manual Shifter Street Version Support Bracket V6/GT 2011-2014/Boss 302 2012-2013

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Blowfish Racing Manual Shifter Street Version Support Bracket V6/GT 2011-2014/Boss 302 2012-2013
Blowfish Racing Manual Shifter Street Version Support Bracket V6/GT 2011-2014/Boss 302 2012-2013 Blowfish Racing Manual Shifter Street Version Support Bracket V6/GT 2011-2014/Boss 302 2012-2013
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Product Description

Blowfish Racing Manual Shifter Street Version Support Bracket for your 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 V6/GT Mustangs or 2012-2013 Boss 302 Mustangs.

Transform the poorly designed MT82 manual transmission in your 2011-2014 Mustang into a world class performer with help from Blowfish Racing and their All-New Street Version manual shifter support bracket! This bracket is the definitive answer to alleviate all your MT82 transmission problems while providing all the benefits of the original model, but now featuring decreased levels in NVH (Noise, Vibrations, and Harshness).

Blowfish Racing redesigned the new street version support bracket as an easy way to transition the MT82 manual shifter from being a remote shifter in to a solid mount setup. Essentially, this bracket allows it to function just like a T-56 or T-5. No more grinding gears, high RPM lockouts or missed shifts. Pick up Blowfish Racing's original version support bracket at CJ Pony Parts and you’ll gain the confidence of knowing that your Mustang's MT82 transmission will go into the gear you intended it to, precisely when you need it to!

Features and Benefits:
- Patent pending design modifies the semi-remote mount shifter configuration for a rigid mount to the transmission
- Improved rear clamp design utilizes an isolation mount to help eliminate noise
- Drastically improves shift accuracy, even with a stock shifter
- Realigns the 1-2 shift gates to prevent gear change grinding
- Prevents those annoying high RPM lockouts
- Prolongs synchro life
- Integrated NHRA legal driveshaft safety loop
- Works with stock and all aftermarket shifters
- Ford blue powder coated finish
- Includes all the necessary mounting hardware
- Installs painlessly, with basic hand tools

*Will NOT work with MGW Shifters.

Order Blowfish Racing's Manual Shifter Street Version Support Bracket for your 2011, 2012, 2013 or 2014 V6/GT Mustang or any 2012-2013 Boss 302 Mustang from CJ Pony Parts and start enjoying clean, precise shifts without grinding today!

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Blowfish Racing Manual Shifter Street Version Support Bracket V6/GT 2011-2014/Boss 302 2012-2013 is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 27.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mustang GT 2013 shifting more solid When I first got the car I was suspicious of the tranny. The infamous MT82. Well... on stock tuning and power it wasn't horrible, so I added a Whiteline Trans bushing to it. Which helped. Then after a tune and some more air and exhaust, shifting at RPM load wasn't happening consistently (over 6000). I think this is better. The car feels different. More solid. When installed don't freak because your shifter in the car is making a little rattle, or shake... remember, the tranny is snugged down now and the vibrations have to go somewhere. I actually like the feel of the shifter moving a bit... feels more like a race car! Get it. It is a great upgrade to the car. Cost me $100 to have a guy put on here in Lakeland, FL (Detroit Speed Shop). An hour.
Date published: 2015-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Shifting Improvement by a Factor of 10 This is the best upgrade you can do to a 2011-2014 with MT82 manual transmission. The improvement in shifts is remarkable. No more notchy shifts into 2nd gear for me. The expected shifter vibration because of the direct connection to the transmission is minimal and practically unnoticeable. It has increased the enjoyment of driving my Mustang. The quality of the part is excellent. Precision fabricated parts with an excellent coating. The solid snout bushing is a much needed improvement over the spongy rubber stock bushing. It's a shame that it is under the car where no one will see it. The instructions were well written and easy to follow Using a hoist, the installation time was less than 20 minutes.
Date published: 2015-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Bracket!!!!! This bracket was one of my best buys. You really feel the difference and power shift now with confidence. The MT-82 need much help. This bracket is what it needs. I basically gave away my Barton 2 post bracket. The NVH isn't that bad. And I think it is the SR short throw shifter making the noise. The Blowfish Bracket is simply amazing.
Date published: 2015-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent at stiffening the HIGH RPM shifts! This bracket attaches the shifter back to the tranny. And fixes the flex that occurs at high RPM in the MT-82. Does it add NVH, you bet! and thank you. Noise? not so much... Hardness, yes: and that is exactly what you need to beat on this tranny... Vibration? oh yeah, baby. this thing puts the shifter back to connected with the tranny and allows you to feel what's happening. You only have to feel it when you shift, though! I have had the MGW shifter for 2 years. This was much cheaper than attempting to upgrade to the race spec...
Date published: 2015-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Blowfish trans bracket I just had this installed and it works well. I can shift confidently and quick. There is more noticeable noise but nothing that is very annoying. You do have to compromise a bit to get that great shifting. I also had the Whiteline bushing installed too. No regrets, my Boss is faster now.
Date published: 2015-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Easy to put in and really fixed the problem with the stock shifter, my 2012 Roush stage 3 with the phase 3 kit was bad going from 2nd to 3rd under power, I would recommend to anyone with a newer Stang, and the fact that it's a driveshaft loop is a plus.
Date published: 2016-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent product easy to install,really stiffens up more worries about missing shifts,makes shifter tight and crisp.also has the safety loop for drive shaft
Date published: 2015-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Blowfish bracket Great and well designed product. Only down side if ya wanna call it that. Is more vibration in the shifter. Over alll Less vibration in the body. And less chance of shifter bind in high torque conditions. Only took about an hour to install. Only because the kit had wrong length bolts for the mount. Depending on your set up you may or may not need the extension piece. To have top bracket sit square. It nice that it works as an d/s loop and is approved as such.
Date published: 2017-10-12
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Product Questions

Is this the V3 version?

Asked by: KeithA
Answered by: CJPP Dave
Date published: 2017-10-18

does this bracket work with the barton setup of the shifter and the barton bracket

Asked by: the dr
Works with stock and all aftermarket shifters.
Answered by: rk cjpp
Date published: 2017-06-28

I have the blowfish bracket but its the first version. How much to get stuff to make street version so helps the rattle.

Asked by: Stang006
We do not offer the individual components.
Answered by: CJPP Dave
Date published: 2017-02-06

Sir; I just purchased a 2013 Mustang GT a few months ago, yes I have not liked the way it shifts & the lockout at 6000rpm, thinking of going by way of Blowfish bracket & the Hurst short throw shifter, is this a good combination to solve both problems.

Asked by: Boydie 55
That is a good combination, but I would suggest this shifter,
Answered by: rk cjpp
Date published: 2017-02-03

I have a 2013 mustang gt. would like to upgrade from stock to better support bracket, I saw that you did mention that you used a MGW bracket of some kind on the Blowfish, so I'm asking then is the Blowfish bracket over MGW the way to go?

Asked by: Boydie 55
mgw costs nearly twice as much and takes at least 3 times as long to install. the blowfish bracket solves the inherent problem and allows the stock shifter to function properly...and you get the driveshaft safety loop for free! what's not to like?
Answered by: Steve@Blowfish
Date published: 2016-10-11

I have the Barton Shifter, Whiteline mount, and the Blowfish Bracket. Performance was greatly improved, but this combo is causing vibration and loud noise. Is there a modification or a way to reduce this noise?

Asked by: Aylool
There are a few places noise can be reduced or eliminated. First, make sure the shifter isn't contacting the body. Next, make sure the upper bracket isn't contacting the bottom of the shifter box. Lastly, make sure the shifter snout clamp isn't pressing up against the sides of the isolation grommets. Keeping a gap of around 1/8" between the clamp and grommets usually takes care of the issue.
Answered by: Steve@Blowfish
Date published: 2016-09-06

Was this bracket designed to work with aftermarket 4" drive shafts? I have this bracket on my GT, it appears that the upper bolt heads of where the brackets mate up could interfere with the new drive shaft. Too close for comfort....

Asked by: nmm_2011gtcs
while it is close with 4" shafts, there should be no contact. there is very little articulation of the shaft up by the transmission and since the brackets attach to the transmission, any drivetrain rollover will keep the driveshaft and bracket moving together.
Answered by: Steve@Blowfish
Date published: 2016-04-13

This part was already on my car when I purchased it.  I understand I can install a short throw shifter with this, but what about another bracket? I would like to install the Barton 2 post bracket as I've heard great things about it.

Asked by: TheBorkinator
There is no compatibility between the Barton 2 Post and the Blowfish Shifter Support Kit, but there would be no performance gain in adding it anyhow.
Answered by: Steve@Blowfish
Date published: 2016-05-12
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