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Barton Shifter problem

Have had a concern since installed my shifter of it being klunky and shifter would get lost....Today i drove a 2016 scat identical to mine close to same miles and miles on the Barton a night and day difference...has any one had any issues...
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You sure all bolts are tightened up and pins were snug and locked in place? Mine feels extremely precise now and since day one of the install.


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Hundreds and hundreds of positive posts here with Barton and you’re the first one I hear that’s having an issue. Maybe go back and recheck everything. And if you still have an issue call the good folks at Barton and they’ll definitely help you with it.
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There are lots of install vids on YouTube. Might want to view one or two and see if you missed anything.
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I agree with everyone else - I don't use the idiom "night and day" lightly when I say that's exactly what I experienced going from the stock shifter to the Barton. Simply the absolute best upgrade I've done in the long list of mods found in my signature.

I did have mine professionally installed by Steve White Motors - has worked beautifully since the day it was done. A remarkable increase in precision and solidity. I've got a SpeedDawg knob on it right now but have a Barton weighted knob in transit that I'm curious to try out after reading favorable reviews, although I can't imagine how it would improve things!

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I have used the stock a Hurst for few months and a Barton now for a year. Hurst was junk, stock was decent but loose..had only one problem with the Barton banging through gears and must have not tightened the rotation bolts enough as the shifter leaned way back. simple fix of loosening, adjusting and tightening
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