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Old 07-03-2006, 10:55 AM   #21
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^^^thanks man I havent been really paying attention i guess...........i kinda like the way mine shifts now too (STS and rear vf mount which helps those hard shifts)
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Old 07-03-2006, 11:02 AM   #22
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It does make the shift feel realy notchy, but I like it like that, makes it feel real crisp.
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Old 07-03-2006, 11:35 AM   #23
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Been runnen about 2k
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Old 07-03-2006, 01:41 PM   #24
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I wasn't able to get mine off. Lack of space and hot engine parts.
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Old 07-03-2006, 01:41 PM   #25
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;-) Well... shut the engine off, cool it down and take some stuff out while you wait for it to cool!!
 
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Old 07-03-2006, 02:10 PM   #26
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^ lol hotter engine = hotter bolts = expansion = tighter bolts = busted knuckles lol
the first couple hundred miles i've noticed the difference and felt very light and notchy but after having mine off for almost 1000 miles. i seems stock again feels better and more natural now since i'm used to the feel.
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Old 10-08-2008, 05:25 PM   #27
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sorry for waking this up from the death... i just had to do it, any problems so far with the counterweight removal ? anyone?... i think 2 years of having no counterweight with no issues means its a good thing and doesnt affect the tranny cables
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Nope. No problems with mine... and I was the last to post. OVER 2 YEARS AGO!!! LOL
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yep i just removed mine hehe
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I've had mine off for over 40,000 miles that included Chicago rush hour traffic and a few track days. No problems here.
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