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Old 09-17-2004, 04:22 PM   #19
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Originally posted by jb10fan
U guys are a bunch of ass's, i like it, short throws for manual trans dont do any magic either...its all an illusion to begin with, if he likes it, it looks cool...back off, if it makes it more comfortable for him to use, then its performance for him.
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i said i multiple times i think it looks cool. is that what makes me an ass?

i also said the flat out truth that there will be no performance gains. is that what makes me an ass?

well... guess i am an ass then

[bootyshak

as for what a short throw does for a manual... it actually changes the angle and pivot point of the shifter. It shortens and firms the throw of the shifter. every single person i have heard of who had first hand experiance with an aftermarket short throw shifter was very pleased with the performance improvment. if its an illusion, that it is a grand illusion...
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