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Old 10-07-2010, 12:42 PM   #351
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Drilling out the weight and stacking washers to tweak the counterweight to the shifter is pretty much the best way to go about this. I've never driven an SVT with the counterweight removed and liked how it felt. It's sloppy, no matter how much the shift knob weighs.

A heavier shift knob will need less counterweight, but no counterweight is still going to be sloppy.
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