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Old 06-28-2006, 09:02 PM   #111
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^ i head the non-svt mtx counterweights are one piece. you have to hacksaw the wieght off.


Never thought I'd generate this much interest.
Heck, I figured maybe 1 out of 5 or 6 would even try the mod.

boy you were way off


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oh and to this date my linkage has yet to fall off, but it's still to soon to say this mod fixes the problem.
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Old 06-29-2006, 08:19 AM   #112
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For the record, I would think all this was done by Getrag (adding the weight and physically installing it), so unfortunantly, if you don't like it, I don't think you can blame Ford this time.

I did it last night and I think I will be putting it back on. I think it feel a lot less "fluid".
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Old 06-29-2006, 12:24 PM   #113
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I did mine last night and since I already had a K&N Typhoon intake, all I had to do was remove the filter and get to the bolt. Took about 10 minutes. The shifting is not fluid per say but I can feel the "notch" when shifting gears. I haven't decided if I like it this way or not. I will give it a few days to see what happens. When I installed my STS, I hated it for the first couple of weeks but now, I can't imagine driving without it. So I am hoping this mod will grow on me as well.
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Old 06-29-2006, 02:14 PM   #114
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I may do this mod folks! How hard is it to take the stock airbox off?
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It just pulls up, once you take the cover off.
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Old 06-30-2006, 02:45 PM   #116
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It just pulls up, once you take the cover off.
Alright!
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Old 06-30-2006, 04:03 PM   #117
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Just did this mod, going for a joy ride to test it right now!
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Old 06-30-2006, 04:16 PM   #118
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WEEEE!!!! Love the new feel!! It's....snappier
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...glad ya like it.....
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Old 07-01-2006, 03:32 PM   #120
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OK, how do you adjust the shifter cable on the Getrag? I just got a new clutch and they didn't know how to adjust it.
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