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Stereo and shifter upgrade

So I finally took some pics of the twin Hurst sticks I installed, and of the new cd player, speakers, and boxes I made.

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It's a Pioneer DEHp5100UB player. The only thing I don't like so far is the ****.
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The speakers are Infinity Kappa 6x9's in some custom built boxes that actually fit behind my seats without rubbing.
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NICE!! That's what my twin stick setup was going to be if I never found L2 stuff! I like!!
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Twin Hurst FTMFW! Looks great!
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Love it. Nice boxes.
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Wait a sec! You finally put the vinyl floor in?
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Wait a sec! You finally put the vinyl floor in?
Yeah, but it looks like ***. It sat in my basement for like 6-7 months all folded up. When I put it in, it was like 50 degrees out and the vinyl never molded to the floor. Now there are creases and bumps all around the tunnel and behind the seats.
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Well that kinda sucks. How does that undermat perform?
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I think dynamat or something similar would work better, but it's ok.
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better than nothing right? I've got nothing. lol. decent for the price?

I promise I'll stop the hack soon. lol.
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I think it was like $30 for a 4x6 roll. I have no idea how much the dyamat costs but I know other people have found other brands for pretty cheap. I would honestly invest in something better. But yeah, it is a lot better than nothing.
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I think it was like $30 for a 4x6 roll. I have no idea how much the dyamat costs but I know other people have found other brands for pretty cheap. I would honestly invest in something better. But yeah, it is a lot better than nothing.
Alright...Thanks Brian.
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^ No problem.

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BTW, I had the notorious Hurst leak. Fixed it by making my own gaskets out of a gasket paper sheet and put black rtv on both sides of each gasket. Then, after that was fixed, my shift rail plugs leaked. Fixed that with some freeze plugs in place of the factory rubber plugs.
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You need to add a breather somewhere. If you run it all sealed up for long enough it will start leaking somewhere.
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The twin Hurst Stick look great.

What did you do for the 4x4 Control cut down a regular shifter or buy one because it looks the right height ?

If you bought a new stick what number ?

What **** did you use ?

Look’n good

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do you have pics of how you attached the hurst to the tcase shifter?
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You need to add a breather somewhere. If you run it all sealed up for long enough it will start leaking somewhere.
When it does start leaking again, I'll ad a breather. But for now, it's good.

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The twin Hurst Stick look great.

What did you do for the 4x4 Control cut down a regular shifter or buy one because it looks the right height ?

If you bought a new stick what number ?

What **** did you use ?

Look’n good
I pulled the old 4x4 stick off and measured it, then went on summit and ordered one that length. Part # HUU-5387238. The **** is just a plain black one because I couldn't find a black one with the white 4x4 pattern. Part #
HUU-1637200.
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do you have pics of how you attached the hurst to the tcase shifter?
I don't have pics of that and it's a pain to take the bezel screws out, but I just welded two plates to the shifter linkage and drilled holes in them to bolt the new stick in between them.Stereo and shifter upgrade-shifter-setup.jpg Kinda like this crappy pic I drew on paint lol.
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Hey Brian, when I was going to run that setup, I located a place that does custom shift ***** in many colors and many patterns. Their ***** would exactly match the Hurst **** in size and font of engraving. Would you like a link? It may take me some time to find it.
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Yeah, if its not too much trouble, it's worth checking out. I'm fine the way it is. I think I know the pattern anyways lol.
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i think i understand from your paint drawing i need to look at a linkage to really picture it. but if you dont mind i might copy your idea
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Yeah, it's cool. I'm used to people using my ideas, like Shelby using my 3 stripes lol.
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Yeah, if its not too much trouble, it's worth checking out. I'm fine the way it is. I think I know the pattern anyways lol.
Yeah. lol. It's not like you need any patterns for anything, I was just gonna do it for the looks. lol.
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Yeah, it's cool. I'm used to people using my ideas, like Shelby using my 3 stripes lol.
WHEN I get the lift in, and a few electrical items completed I was thinking about a manual T/C and that shifter picture just cured my wanting to look for the FX4 setup.

The pics of the shifter adapted to the existing linkage is a good idea.

Thanks,
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No problem. I may take a pic of the plates I welded on later today for you guys if I get bored enough.
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