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Cool Shifter Mod

So right now I still have the stock shifter for my 3.0 Edge.



I want to go with something better looking that matches the rest of my interior.



I am thinking about a blue leather with black stitching leather shift boot from stuffforyourranger.com...

pics from their website..




My dilemma is the damn ****. I know the **** is glued on, and god knows I'm not strong enough to pull the damn thing off. I have tried, and even used a heat gun.

Has anybody had any success with a project like this? I don't really want to switch the entire shifter.

I want to do something similar to what my car has.... something similar to these:




I will probably paint the console/cup holder below body color to match.
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That looks nice. Did you just take everything out and custom paint it? And I am no help on the shifter issue. Never tried it. Sorry
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That looks nice. Did you just take everything out and custom paint it? And I am no help on the shifter issue. Never tried it. Sorry
Haha yeah. I didn't have any other less "flashy" pictures but I think you see what I mean, the interior looks nicer than the shifter.

Yes not to get off track but I used stock Dupont paint and clearcoat.
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Haha yeah. I didn't have any other less "flashy" pictures but I think you see what I mean, the interior looks nicer than the shifter.

Yes not to get off track but I used stock Dupont paint and clearcoat.
Sounds simple enough. Your givin me ideas bro
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Buy a Hurst.
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Buy a Hurst.
Problem is I like the stock feel of the shifter.
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Then get an FX4 Level II shifter. That thing is sex. And it's stock...
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Then get an FX4 Level II shifter. That thing is sex. And it's stock...
LVL II shifter FTW
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where would one go to get this level 2 shifter?
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where would one go to get this level 2 shifter?
Ebay, here or dealer.

As far as the sifter goes I'd personally go with the Hurst shifter.
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they pop up on ebay from time to time, also check junkyards, and last resort.......... the stealership
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I hate to feel ignorant, but what truck do they come on?
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I hate to feel ignorant, but what truck do they come on?
Ford Ranger FX4 LVL II???
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I figured, but I havent seen any trucks around here of that model.
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I figured, but I havent seen any trucks around here of that model.
Basically an extended cab 4wd Ranger with a few more goodies. They no longer make the FX4 Level II model only FX4.
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Buy a Hurst.
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I don't see how anyone can like the feel of the stock shifter compared to the Hurst, the stock shifter feels like a wet noodle!
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I don't see how anyone can like the feel of the stock shifter compared to the Hurst, the stock shifter feels like a wet noodle!

I like the stock price
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looks sweet dude do it
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Dude, I had the same problem! I cant get that freakin shifter **** off! I feel like im going to break something if i keep going with it haha.

Whats with all the hurst?
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Dude, I had the same problem! I cant get that freakin shifter **** off! I feel like im going to break something if i keep going with it haha.

Whats with all the hurst?
The hurst looks to be a really nice shifter that also shortens throws. But for $275, Id rather get a BL
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duce post
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Dude, I had the same problem! I cant get that freakin shifter **** off! I feel like im going to break something if i keep going with it haha.

Whats with all the hurst?
Don't ask, just buy.

By far one of the best things I have done to my truck.

Hurst FTW!

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The hurst looks to be a really nice shifter that also shortens throws. But for $275, Id rather get a BL
Sometimes you can find them one here, or Ebay for cheap. I scored mine for $110 shipped to my door about 6 months ago.

The Clicking alone is pure sex lol. Click click click click click
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is it an actual shifter from a hurst or something or just a name of something?

I just googled it. Should have done it before i asked lol

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Hurst is the company that makes them
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