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Default 1967 Camaro 4-sp Muncie Shifter - Stamped/Unstamped

I have a very nice 1967 Camaro shifter that was pulled from a gorgeous California survivor RS/SS maybe 20 years ago. Wasn't my idea, but a college friend of mine decided he was done with the stock shifter and gave me this one in a box. I came across it last weekend and was surprised to see the stick is not stamped 'Muncie.' This car was/is a #s 295hp 350 Super Sport with its original Muncie (and this I personally verified, when I rebuilt it for him after he blew the driveshaft out of it and took part of the tailhousing with it).

I'm contemplating selling the shifter but I don't know if an unstamped handle could be considered correct in '67. I've searched around but the results seem pretty inconclusive. Any feedback would be appreciated.

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Usually its the cars with Saginaw transmissions that have the unstamped handles as you probably know. Will be interesting to see what you can find out.
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Addressed here: http://www.camaros.org/shifters.shtml#sag
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This also brings up a question I have had. It seems to me I did see something that stated this was true. My 1967 RS was built 3rd week of October 1966 in California it is an L30 with the standard 3-speed trans with floor shift and a console. I have owned it since September of 1976 and it came to me with a 3-speed shifter with a "MUNCIE" shift handle. That shifter was long worn out and removed and is not available any more. I ordered a new 4-speed shift lever from a Chevy dealer when I installed a Muncie. Finding correct shift rods was not fun or easy at that time. The new shift lever did not have "MUNCIE" on it so I had a colleague cut my old handle off and weld it on the new shifter which is in the car today. I have bought a replacement 3-speed shifter with a "T" mark on the handle but if my car was originally constructed with a 3-speed "MUNCIE" shifter, I would like to find a handle to put in this shifter. Sorry to hijack & change the subject some.

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Thanks Kurt- did the unstamped handles coincide with any dates you’ve noted?
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I was told by Chevy Dealership mechanics that if a customer had trouble shifting the dealer would try adjusting the shifter rods but if they still had trouble shifting the dealer would install a replacement shifter.

There was a service replacement part number that was just the shifter with no rods or other parts.

I had a few of these NOS replacement shifters over the years

If someone had one of these replacement shifters installed , they may not have always got one with the MUNCIE stamp
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very interesting info!!
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