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Old 10-04-2012, 06:31 PM   #31
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not if you have power tools to cut it. removing from the car is fairly quick and painless. just have to be carefull cutting it and threading it. oh, and you'll also have to trim the plastic tube on the underside of the shift boot as well.
So taking it out of the car is not that hard? Just some screws and pull it out?
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Old 10-04-2012, 09:28 PM   #32
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yeah, you just unscrew2 the shift knob, and lift up the center trim around the shifter. and i believe there are 4 screws to release the holding plate. then a couple screw or clips (can't remember exactly) to undo the links and you're good.
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Old 10-05-2012, 09:25 AM   #33
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Ok yeah that seems pretty easy. Now to shorten the throw you just move the upper link up?
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Old 10-08-2012, 11:29 AM   #34
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yea, but you can't move it too far up or else it doesn't work. you'll realize it when you do it. annoying thing about the mod is that it takes a little bit more effort to get the car into gear. well at least where i left it anyways. i wish i could angle my shifter more than shorten it. i don't really see the point in shortening it. feels the same to me. but if you can do it without buying a 120 stick then by all means go for it!

o and just did the spark plug switch that Mac suggested. I would totally recommend it. woke my car up and idles better than before. there are even dyno graphs that prove the hp gain so really you can't go wrong. plus it only cost me $12 would have been $7 but i needed to buy a spark plug gapper and anti seize
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Old 02-09-2013, 09:24 PM   #36
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Old 02-10-2013, 02:36 PM   #37
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I painted my chrome headlights black. Just paid for the paint and rtv.

Also got those black pillar covers for like $30.
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I painted my chrome headlights black. Just paid for the paint and rtv.

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yea, but you can't move it too far up or else it doesn't work. you'll realize it when you do it. annoying thing about the mod is that it takes a little bit more effort to get the car into gear. well at least where i left it anyways. i wish i could angle my shifter more than shorten it. i don't really see the point in shortening it. feels the same to me. but if you can do it without buying a 120 stick then by all means go for it!

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How big is the difference compared to stock?
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I painted my chrome headlights black. Just paid for the paint and rtv.

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