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Old 09-27-2004, 03:49 PM   #7
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Thanks man!
Now for the "epilogue".

I am extremely pleased with this modification.
You will not believe how much tighter the shifting is.
1st to 2nd upshift is virtually seemless now. No more…..BANG.
A pleasant side effect is that downshifting is also notably tighter.
It sure showed up this weekend on the AutoCross course.

As far as NVH, what I do notice is slightly more vibration just after the engine kicks over upon startup.
More importantly, is I don't notice any increased vibrations at idle, I.E. sitting at stoplights.

Now, to go get myself the Steeda short shifter, and have the best of both worlds.

IMHO, I would not install the shifter without first doing the rear motor mount.
No matter how much you improve the shifter, the engine is still going to be moving too much.
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