Hurst V-Matic 3 Ratchet Shifter - Universal 3 & 4 Speed Automatic 3838530

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Hurst V-Matic 3 Ratchet Shifter - Universal 3 & 4 Speed Automatic 3838530
Universal 3 & 4-speed Automatic Ratchet Shifter
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The Hurst V-Matic 3 shifter is a front exit cable ratchet shifter designed for most popular 3 & 4-speed automatic transmissions and features a park and reverse lockout trigger actuating system, that has a smooth and flawless ratcheting action that only allows you to shift one gear at a time. No more missed shifts. The universal base design allows for floor mount and can be trimmed to custom fit the contour of the floor and includes an accordion style shift boot and lighted gear indicator. The forward exit cable is designed for a quick an easy installation for smooth accurate shifts and the reverse lockout trigger function meets NHRA/IHRA safety requirements. The shifter also includes a neutral safety switch, backup light switch, and brushed aluminum Hurst T-handle. Notes: AOD transmissions will require B&M install kit 40496. GM 4L60E through 4L80E transmissions will require Hurst install kit 1175498. Overall Dimensions - 12.62L x 5.6W x 11.65H.


  • Includes Brackets, Levers & Shift Cable for Most Applications
  • Meets NHRA/IHRA Safety Requirements for Reverse Loc-Out
  • Compatible with Foward or Reverse Pattern
  • Neutral Safety and Backup Light Switches
  • Back-lit Gear Position Indicator
  • Lifetime Limited Warranty


(1) Hurst V-Matic 3 Ratchet Shifter - Universal 3 & 4 Speed Automatic 3838530

In The Box
• Includes neutral safety switch
• backup light switch
• lighted gear indicator
• cable
• brushed aluminum t-handle
• Installation Instructions


Automotive Item Grade: High Performance
Brand: Hurst
California Proposition 65 Chemical Name 1: Alprazolam
California Proposition 65 Required: Yes
Color/Finish: Brushed aluminum handle with chrome stick & plate
Emission Code: 5
Material: Steel, aluminum and plastics
Product Type: Automatic Shifter
Shift Lever Length (in): 8
Part Number: 3838530


This part is legal for sale or use on Emissions Controlled Vehicles, Uncontrolled (Non-Emissions Controlled) Vehicles, and Racing Use Only Vehicles because it does not affect vehicle emissions and is not covered by emissions regulations.


Instructions for Part# 3838530

Fits AMC, Chrysler, Dodge, Plymouth Torqueflite A727 and A904 transmissions 1966-up. Ford C4, C5, C6 and AOD transmissions and GM TH200, TH250, TH350, TH375, TH400 700R4, 200-4R, 4L60E, 4L65E, 4L80E transmissions. AOD will require B&M install kit 40496. 4L60E through 4L80E will require Hurst intall kit 1175498.

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