Custom Qtrac shifter ideas???? -
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 01-10-2009, 11:53 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
danheit's Avatar
1979 CJ7 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Little River, SC
Posts: 1,236
Custom Qtrac shifter ideas????

Just swapped a YJ tub onto my CJ project and as of right now, there is obviously no hole for my Qtrac low range shifter. Being that it is normally a shifter that "snaps" into a hole in the floor, I was wondering if anyone has made any different styles of shifters. I would love to make something that has a lever coming out next to the gear selector (TH400 w/ B&M Ratchet shifter on the floor), but don't know how I would mount it to the trans, and I am afraid the body will be too weak to mount a shifter assembly to. Any ideas? Oh, also, all I have for it is the actual shifter lever itself with the plastic piece that fits inside the body hole. Evidently there is an extra mounting bracket that holds it in place that I don't have, so any help on that would be greatly appreciated too. Thanks!


Build Thread: 1979 CJ7
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
danheit is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 3 Old 01-11-2009, 07:05 AM
Registered User
1979 CJ7 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Lexington, SC
Posts: 241
Go over to and search. A lot of fsj have done a cable conversion for the quadratrac. Also, if you need shifter parts look to fsj in the junkyard. 76-80
garbageman is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 01-12-2009, 09:24 AM
Registered User
2007 JK Wrangler 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Colorado
Posts: 458
I have one I made from 3/8 allthread. It goes through the floor under the driver's seat out of the way. I will get out there and snap a couple of pictures.

The attached drawing may/may not give you an idea of what I did. It works great...

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

2007 JK Rubicon
5.5 Rock Krawler X-factor lift w/37 x 12.5 x 17 BFG KM2s, 5.13 Superior gears
Warn Powerplant HD

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Totallymetal is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Custom shifter boots? syphonation Jeep CJ Forum 3 12-29-2009 07:29 PM
Shifter Boot ideas? Can I see yours? CJman77 Jeep CJ Forum 5 10-10-2009 06:56 AM
custom dash ideas RockScar Jeep CJ Forum 58 07-26-2009 12:31 PM
SHARE IDEAS!! Need custom exhaust ideas for Chevy 350 Turbo! DWK213 Jeep CJ Forum 3 04-18-2009 09:57 PM
if you had qtrac would you swap it? kw89425 Jeep CJ Forum 19 07-31-2008 05:43 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome