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Old 11-11-2010, 06:28 AM   #1
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Question for those that have installed URD Short Shifter

Hello Folks,

I just purchased the URD short throw kit for my 6 speed. I am reading the installation instructions and one thing worries me:

"Use a center punch to stake the setscrews. This is done by
placing the shifter extension flat in a vice or on an anvil and
tap the metal just outside of the threaded hole that the
setscrew goes into. Take care not to damage the tip ball.
This will peen the opening over and permanently lock the
setscrews into the shifter so they cannot back out.

There is a lot of high frequency vibration in the transmission
from the gears and other rotating assemblies. Staking the
setscrews will make certain that the setscrews cannot back
out and fall into the transmission"

Staking the stock components doesn't sit right with me. I was hoping this would be reversible at some point.

Anyone have any thoughts/suggestions on this? Is this a mod that cannot be undone? Please advice,
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Old 11-12-2010, 10:30 AM   #3
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Staking the stock components doesn't sit right with me. I was hoping this would be reversible at some point.
The stock shifter sucked, so i wasn't too worried about this not being reversible. But since none of the stock parts are being peened, it's still possible to remove the URD shifter. It will just be harder to remove the setscrews.

Pretty sure after you feel how much better the shifter feels with the urd kit, you will forget all about reversing this.
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I have put several of these on at various mod days.

I loctite & stake the screws. I have pulled the URD extension off as well. I just use new set screws when reinstalling.

You are better off to stake the set screws.
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Hi guys,

I installed the URD yesterday and while I like the more firm/precise shifts, I am a little concerned about the level of effort to get it in reverse. I am a fairly strong guy but cannot for the life of me get it in reverse without really flexing at a weird angle or using two hands. If anyone is watching from the outside, they are probably thinking WTF.

Does this get better with use? Needs to be worn in or something?
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Also, here is a tip: The URD instructions say to use a block of wood or something to knock the spacer plate off the transmission. I tried that and ended up breaking a bit off the ceramic base plate. I then used the leg from a jack stand and it did the job perfectly.

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I got used to it pretty quick. A little slapping or the quick pull to the R slot usually works just fine for me.
x2 a quick slap from neutral into reverse works with minimal effort. If you try to slowly pull it over there, it's extremely difficult.
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I got used to it pretty quick. A little slapping or the quick pull to the R slot usually works just fine for me.
Thanks Brunes. I tried the slap thing and it works, though still a bit jarring on my elbow. Does it ever loosen with age? I don't see why it would, but hoping for hope's sake
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Thanks Brunes. I tried the slap thing and it works, though still a bit jarring on my elbow. Does it ever loosen with age? I don't see why it would, but hoping for hope's sake

Everything loosens with age
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Everything loosens with age
hahahaha, I think that was a lay-up!
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