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Old 07-23-2019, 11:24 PM
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Default 1974 GTO 4 speed shifter lever question

On the 74 GTO with 4 speed. What is the correct shifter lever and knob? Does anybody have pictures of the shifter knob? Thanks Steve
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Old 07-25-2019, 09:37 AM
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On my 74 the previous owner put in a 66 Muncie 4 speed with shifter. he cut a slot in the floor to make the shifter work. What shifter can I put in to use the original hole location for the shifter and console? Thanks Steve
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Old 07-25-2019, 07:26 PM
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Default 1974 GTO 4 speed shifter.

The factory shifter for a 74 GTO was probably the same one as Chevrolet used in the Nova. Those shifters were were made by a company in Michigan called ITM. I think it stands for Inland Tool & Manufacturing. The 2nd Gen Camaros (1973 and up) used that shifter as well, not sure if the one for a 74 Nova is the same as 74-75 Camaro. (There are several different versions of that shifter as to the curve & shape of the stick also the angle of the base where it passes thru the floorpan.)
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Is there a part number for the shifter lever? Steve
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Old 07-29-2019, 03:57 PM
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It is a different shifter than a 75-81 Camaro. I am currently running the Camaro style in my GTO because I swapped to a Super T10 transmission. I still have the factory Saginaw transmission and shifter. I will take a picture of it tonight and post a picture. It just had a white round knob on the shifter stick. It didn't even have a shift pattern stamped on it. I'm fairly certain that mine was 100% original.

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OK, thanks. In my 74 GTO right now it has a 65 Muncie 4 speed. What is the length of the tail shaft housing on a Saginaw. The person who had the car before me had to cut a slot in the floor to get the transmission to shift. Steve
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There are a few pictures of the original shifter out of my 74 gto. I am now using a 78 Camaro shifter in mine. A 65 Muncie should have the same shifter mount location as a saginaw. You would just have to source the correct shifter mounting plate. A super T10 or post 71 Muncie will mount the shifter a little further back. You just have to find the right shifter mounting plate to put the shifter in the right location .
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I have a 3 speed Saginaw with mounting plate on it out of a 74 Ventura Sprint. Will that mounting plate work? Thanks Steve
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Old 08-11-2019, 09:45 PM
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There are a few more pictures of my shifter
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The 3rd picture is the exactly the view I was looking for. The view as it was coming up thru the console. Tomorrow I will take a photo of the mounting plate on my 3 speed Saginaw out of a 74 Ventura Sprint. Thanks a lot Steve
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I almost forgot, there is a picture of the original mounting plate on my Saginaw 4 speed. If you need any measurements of the holes or anything just let me know.
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