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Old 04-10-2012, 12:36 PM   #1
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Short shifter

ok.. pathetic question, but will someone please tell me why a short shifter is so much better?
are there any disadvantages?
how much do they cost?
i have a 2nd gen v6 4x4 6-speed manual...
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Old 04-10-2012, 12:53 PM   #2
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I can tell you with mine its a love hate relationship. I have the URD Short Shifter and Paid around $120 I think. I love that I can shift between gears quicker but its hard to get into first and even harder to get in reverse. So unless your racing at every stop light I don't know if its worth it. JMO
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I can tell you with mine its a love hate relationship. I have the URD Short Shifter and Paid around $120 I think. I love that I can shift between gears quicker but its hard to get into first and even harder to get in reverse. So unless your racing at every stop light I don't know if its worth it. JMO
alright ya i dont need the extra tenth of fifth of a second in my races around town. mostly because i dont race! sounds like i can put that 120 to something else...
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I have the URD short throw with the Coupe's shifter. Such a huge improvement over stock. At first I experienced difficulty getting it into reverse, but as the parts wear in it becomes much easier. I really like my setup now but then again, I also have a supercharger, and might be guilty of racing between lights. Really didn't get it to be faster, just to correct the slop that I felt when shifting.
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Old 04-10-2012, 01:47 PM   #6
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I have the URD short throw with the Coupe's shifter. Such a huge improvement over stock. At first I experienced difficulty getting it into reverse, but as the parts wear in it becomes much easier. I really like my setup now but then again, I also have a supercharger, and might be guilty of racing between lights. Really didn't get it to be faster, just to correct the slop that I felt when shifting.
What is this "Coupe's" Shifter you speak of?
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Wow, found the write up for Coupe's shifters on XR Underground. Seriously thinking about trying that. Here's the link for anyone else who wants to see: http://www.xr-underground.com/forum/...ad.php?t=31063.
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I love my TRD, it was a little stiff getting into reverse but it just takes some getting use to. However I have no idea what the stock shifter feels like.
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