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View Poll Results: Which short shifter is best?
Steeda 39 42.39%
Pro 5.0 0 0%
CFM 16 17.39%
B&M 13 14.13%
Ford Racing 15 16.30%
Other??? 9 9.78%
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Old 02-14-2007, 09:58 PM   #1
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Best short shifter

Which one/if not in list, what do you have and should I get it?


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Old 02-14-2007, 10:12 PM   #2
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FRPP and Steeda are the same. One comes with the mounting hardware, the other needs to be swapped.
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FRPP and Steeda are the same. One comes with the mounting hardware, the other needs to be swapped.
I was the first reply and it answers your last question.
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Old 02-15-2007, 12:36 AM   #4
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The best short shifter is the stock shifter..

Believe it or not.. I bought a shift knob that I like.. and I just saw the stock shifter short (to my prefered height).. and put the knob in..
It was a perfect job.. don't even need to worry anything about the shifting cable and stuff.. hehehehe

And of cos.. it only took me about 15 mins...
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Old 02-15-2007, 07:37 AM   #6
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Yeah that's probanly the best short shifter because its the cheapest way...however, its not a short throw shifter. I know the steeda and frpp are the same because my frpp sts was shipped directly from the steeda warehouse with steeda packaing.
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Yeah.. I did that because I read on some forum that there are some fake aftermarket short shifter.. also some aftermarket short shifter gives a lot of problem after awhile.. so I decided the best short shifter is the one that comes with the car.. heehehe
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but its only a shorter handle...not a true short THROW shifter. The frpp/steeda changes the pivot point so that the actual shifter movement is shorter without reducing handle length much
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but its only a shorter handle...not a true short THROW shifter. The frpp/steeda changes the pivot point so that the actual shifter movement is shorter without reducing handle length much
I agree with you! But, Black, he means chopping the stock shifter is not superior to the FRPP. Not only because of the design put into the pivot points and what not, the material used is also very important. Looking at the Ford Racing Short Throw Shifter, the metal ball at the base is made of... well... metal. The stock shifter has a plastic ball. Plastic is much more maliable and the throws do not feel as notchy or tight. You could best describe it as, "Loosey goosey, baby... loosey goosey." (ref. Jack Black; "School of Rock") Huge performance difference made by difference in material and design.

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The best short shifter is the stock shifter..
Well... if you're on a budget, yes. But if you have a bit of cash... then no.
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Yep. As well as the material used is also very important. Looking at the Ford Racing Short Throw Shifter, the metal ball at the base is made of... well... metal. The stock shifter has a plastic ball. Plastic is much more maliable and the throws do not feel as notchy or tight. You could best describe it as, "Loosey goosey, baby... loosey goosey." (ref. Jack Black; "School of Rock") Huge performance difference made by difference in material and design.
forgot about that...yeah the frpp/steeda sts really tightens up the shifting. Very little wiggle when you are in gear. It feels a lot more solid than the stock shifter
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