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Old 11-04-2013, 08:04 PM   #1
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i have an 04 svt im 99% sure the tower is bad, all the bushings looked good to me but i think the ford OEM tower was like $500?!?!?! does anyone know of any cheaper places??


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Old 11-04-2013, 09:26 PM   #2
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i have an 04 svt im 99% sure the tower is bad, all the bushings looked good to me but i think the ford OEM tower was like $500?!?!?! does anyone know of any cheaper places??
Where is the shift tower located? I have trans parts
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Old 11-05-2013, 07:44 PM   #3
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Usually peeps refer to the shift tower that the driver would shift. What symptoms are you experiencing? If it's play in the lever the cables may need to be adjusted.
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Old 11-07-2013, 04:23 PM   #4
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Yea side to side play is terrible and I couldn't find out how to tighten them a lot of people told me that that's not it... I still wana try but like I said I couldn't find out how to do to and did t wana brake it as its my daily driver
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mine has a lot of play in it also you might want to check your trans bushings where the cables hook up to the tranny mine went bad and couldn't use some gears
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Old 11-07-2013, 07:34 PM   #6
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Usually peeps refer to the shift tower that the driver would shift. What symptoms are you experiencing? If it's play in the lever the cables may need to be adjusted.
^^ Thanks, hard to keep up with the terms.

If it's excessive side to side motion it's the cable that mounts horizontally on the trans, the first one you see looking down by the fuse box. Since your up and down isn't a problem I think you can isolate the shifter block/bushings. For the cable I would check that the lock collar is secure. I've seen them loosen quite a bit. Look for the orange square on the cable and follow it towards the pass side. Here the cable locks into it's bracket with a round plastic threaded collar. Size of a child cap on a medicine bottle. Check that collar.
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Get the Delrin Square block or for a temp fix twist the OEM one 90 degrees, also replace the bushing on the side of the shifter arm and replace the shifter arm. most of the play will come from that little square block though, ask Steve about the delrin block.

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