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Old 04-08-2007, 08:34 PM   #201
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i need to take mine back off again as it's been on for almost 20k miles. i miss the light feel of the shifter.

i'm gonna go do it right now before my gf and i head up to walmart....
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Old 04-08-2007, 10:02 PM   #202
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oh man this brings back memories ....
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lol....you likes?
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Old 04-09-2007, 07:40 AM   #204
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I've had mine off for about 5000 miles now and I could love it anymore. The way it shifts is amazing a lil to get used to but I love it.
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I've had mine off for probably 18 months, well over 10,000 miles, I've gotten real used to it. I might have to stick the weight back on to finally see the difference.
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Old 04-09-2007, 08:00 AM   #206
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i just did it yesterday and it feels much better. i did that and with the 67mm CFM TB, i'm still trying to get used to the clutch AND throttle lol
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So I finally got to drive without the counterweight for the first time today, I can't say I'm overly impressed, there is definitely a difference, but I think I read too much of this forum and got hyped up a bit too much. We'll see how the long term results are.
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Old 04-09-2007, 10:37 AM   #208
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Mine had been off for a month and you get used to it, I like the fact that I can feel the tranny going into the gear
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This is one of those mods that you will either like it or not. Its not really alot of hype, but more just a preference. If youre more used to performance cars, this is a great mod, if youre used to standard street cars, this may not be for you.
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So this morning I wasn't too thrilled, but probably because I was stuck in a little traffic most of the time, and didn't make it out of 3rd, on my way home, it was awesome. Love it, won't go back.
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