Re: [DML] Re: Starting a DeLorean from the Engine Compartment
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Re: [DML] Re: Starting a DeLorean from the Engine Compartment



I believe it was called a "Stick Shift" was because it came from the floor like a stick.  The shifters that came from the steering wheel were called "Column Shifters" because it came from the steering column.

On my 67 GTO (years ago) I never had a problem with any sticking shifter, and every one I knew with a "Muncie" transmission never had a sticking problem.

Paul







On 03/26/12 12:09 AM, cbl302@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> It was not the tranny that got stuck..it was the shifter that would get affected by moisture or the elements and would bind or stick..on the old cars such as my original four speed GTO..the shifter was bolted on the side of the tail of the transmission and exposed to the elements and moisture..and would tend to "stick" when not driven for a while..that was why they called them "stick" shift..
>



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