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Old 10-12-2004, 11:31 PM
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Pros and cons of Floor shifter for W108

I purchased a floor shifter today and was cosidering converting the 280S. (There is a W111 250SEC missing one know at the junkyard in Lacey, Washington. The rest of the car is mostly there, too).

Anyone have good or bad luck with these shifters?
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Old 10-13-2004, 02:59 PM
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Well, one pro or con depends on your significant other.... if you like them sitting by you... it's a con. If you're sick of their butt and want them to stay the heck away, it's a pro...

Our '67 has it on the floor, our '68 on the column. I think I like the floor model better, although both serve me just fine..... I think it looks better on the floor though... personal opinion.....
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