4 Speed Auto Shifter Mod This is what the shifter looks like with the shift detent removed. Near Low 1 is where one of the two rivets for the detent plate was located. The lower hole (of the two) is where the rivet was.
4 Speed Auto Shifter Mod This is the rivet drill location (lower of the two) for the park position of the detent.
4 Speed Auto Shifter Mod These are the detents. On the top is the original 3 Speed Detent and on the bottom is the new 4 Speed detent (that I made). The shifter detent prevents inadvertent gear changes.
4 Speed Auto Shifter Mod Here are the detents stacked up with the new 4 Speed detent on top. You can buy the 4 speed detent from ShiftWorks.
4 Speed Auto Shifter Mod This is a picture of the detent I made installed and the shifter in the neutral position.
4 Speed Auto Shifter Mod Another picture with the 4 Speed Detent installed and the shifter is in the L1 position and works very smooth.
4 Speed Auto Shifter Mod Click here to see a video of the shifter in operation. Now that the detent is cut and installed, the next step is to connect the shifter to the trany and make sure the shifter detents match the tranny detents.
4 Speed Auto Shifter Mod Click here to see a video of the transmission being shifted. The detent is installed in the shifter, connected to the transmission, and works perfectly. Not bad for 6 dollars worth of steel, die grinder, and dremel tool. Gotta make linkage to drive the neutral safety switch and dash indicator next...more to follow.