Do you recognize this?
Dr. Lemming nailed the ’66 Pontiac, right down to it being an Executive. He’s obviously an executive Cluer.
Shifter from a Vee Dub Type I. 1968-ish.
Beat me to it.
Reminds me of my dad’s ’72 (his shifter was still in the car).
It’s for an Automatic Stickshift VW.
VW Automatic stickshift or a very long shot of a Porsche 911/912 Sportomatic (same basic mechanism)
I don’t think sporto was an option in the 912
Yep, autostick Fow-Vay (to use the Deutsch pronunciation), unless you are really going for the super obscure and it’s a Ferlec automatic clutch shifter from a Dauphine.
How do you know it’s the auto-stick, and not just the four-speed shifter?
Pigtail? I thought that might be to power the reverse lights. Press the shift lever down, into the floor, to get past the stop…then a hard LEFT and BACK. Switch acted on the lever pressed down, IIRC.
I can still hear the pop! when the lever would come out of reverse gate and spring upward…
The VW four speed transaxle has the reverse switch mounted in the case like every other car I can think of. The regular manual shifter is a much simpler mechanism.
It’s definitely the autostick. That’s how the clutch was activated.
The shift boot is also a giveaway. The manual had a much smaller and rounded boot.
Kudos for Clue Innovation! Never thought of showing a car part before. Sort of like this picture, which might have been a good clue last week.
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