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So for the 6 speed manual owners what's everyone's thoughts on the Hurst shifter compared to a Barton
 

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I have the Barton and it is fricken awesome. I skipped the Hurst shifter because Speedy's Garage said the Barton was better.

 
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From what I have read numerous times more lean towards the Barton's because they seem to feel better.
Both are way superior to the Stock Mopar / Chrysler Shifters.
 

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I will add that when I took my car to the dyno at Late Model Throttle in Waukesha, WI, the tech said that he had never felt such a precise shifter in any other Challengers that they had worked on.

The centering spring setup is great and there is no give or mushiness when hitting the back of the gate that i felt with the stock shifter. My car is a 2012, maybe the stock improved in recent years but the Barton was my second modification and would be my first if I were to get a new Challenger 6spd.
 

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So for the 6 speed manual owners what's everyone's thoughts on the Hurst shifter compared to a Barton
I've read a handful of reviews by people that have owned both and I think all of them prefer the Barton. A few people said that if you get the "Larry Mod" done to the Hurst, that then it's close to the Barton. But I've also read that "Larry" isn't doing mods any longer. Even without the mod, it's said that the Hurst is better than stock.

It took me a few weeks to get used to the strong centering springs in the Barton. Those springs are why you'll feel far more confident in your 2nd to 3rd shifts than you'll ever feel with the stock shifter.

Add a Speed Dawg shift knob to the Barton and the shifter feels even better.

Here's the Speedy's Garage review from when they replaced a Hurst shifter with the Barton shifter: Speedy's Garage Review
 

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I had a Hurst in my old R/T... a Barton in my old Scat Pack... and now a Barton in my Hellcat... The Hurst is a nice short throw shifter.. the advantage of the Barton is how it is sprung to self center... The Hurst was a little "sloppy".... I would still miss aggressive 2-3 upshifts... etc... With the Barton, the shifts are WAY more precise... haven't missed 3rd yet... not trying to bad mouth Hurst... like I said, nice short throw, old school look (I had a pistol grip shifter)... the engineering of the Barton is better IMHO...
 
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