Core Shifter w/ chrome stick for Ford Ranger : 1988-1990 w/ 2.9L V6 (FM132 / FM146)

Short throw shifter kit for OE replacement on 5 speed manual trans in:

  • 1988-1990 Ford Ranger - 2.9L V6 only
    • Does NOT FIT other engines (M5R1)
  • 1988-1990 Ford Bronco II - all

ONLY FITS Mitsubishi FM132 (2wd) & FM146 (4x4) gearboxes specific to Ford trucks:

  • Trans code "D" on door tag
  • Case tag ID codes E87A-AEA, E87A-AEB, E97A-MA, F07A-EA, F07A-KA
    • Metal shifter flange (no plastic housing) w/ square 4-bolt pattern
      • Stamped steel oil pan w/ 12 bolts & drain plug at center
        • Non-removable shifter stick (part of lever)
  • Replaces FoMoCo #E8TZ-7210-P
    • Does NOT FIT other model years or any other model

Available in two knob heights:

  • For trucks w/ stock body frame bushings (no spacers):
    • FLAT #8009 or ROUND #9017
      • 15" from base flange to top of knob; 41% throw reduction
  • For trucks w/ aftermarket body lift (body-to-frame mount spacers) > 2":
    • #0085 (PLAIN - NOT a Hurst part); knob is 3" higher than OE
      • 18" from base flange to top of knob; 27% throw reduction

Kit includes PLAIN chrome stick (NO Hurst markings), knob, base assembly, lower bushing cup, hardware, and installation instructions. The base is built by Core Shifters using proven components inside a custom housing:

  • High-strength billet steel gear selector stub
  • Hardened steel cross-pin & stainless steel fulcrum pivot ring
  • Self-centering cross-gate bias springs with heat treated spring seats
  • Glass-reinforced polyamide fulcrum socket with steel wear clips
  • Rubber oil control seal with steel retaining ring
  • CNC-machined aluminum housing
  • Laser-cut steel lid

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