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Vertical Gear Shifter 918 Series

918 Series Vertical Gear Shifter.The transportation industry has for many years searched for a reliable shift system to replace the cumbersome and maintenance prone rod linkages commonly used in cab over trucks and rear engine buses. As the need has increased, vehicles become more refined to include the complexities of floating cabs, curb noise restrictions and specialty vehicles of all types. Cablecraft Motion Controls has developed a systems approach that now makes remote shifting easier for both the vehicle builder and the operator.

Based on the proven quality and performance of Cablecraft® Low Friction control cables, this system provides a maintenance-free, cost-effective approach to remote manual transmission shifting. Cablecraft Motion Controls stands ready to solve your most challenging shifting problems with a full line of cab units and transmission connecting hardware to suit most applications.



  • Dash or center console mounted shifter
  • Small commercial vehicles
  • Servo assisted transmission – bus & coach applications
  • Light plant/agricultural vehicles
  • Low/medium duty cable applications


  • Easy installation, adjustment free
  • Maintenance-free life
  • Ends gear jump out
  • Clean precise shifts
  • No knob-to-cab relative movement in floating cabs
  • No action required to tilt cab
  • Vibration from drive train is not transmitted
  • Reduced cab noise levels
  • Low cost
  • Installation design to customer requirements
  • Flexible capability with different cable end fittings

Other Related Products:

  • HGS Systems – 923 Series
  • HGS Systems – 925 Series

Technical Data:

  • Recommended handle lengths: 160 mm to 220 mm (6-1/4" - 8-1/4" approx.)
  • Normal working load @ knob = 3 kg (6.6 lb.) to 5 kg (11 lb.)
  • Accidental overload @ knob = 100 kg (220 lb.)
  • Operating temperatures: -40°C to 120°C (-40°F to 248°F)
  • Weight: 1.1kg (2.4 lb.)

3D CAD Models available upon request.