This is a discussion on Shift plate instead if shift boot? within the Interior Mods forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Anyone ever see a shift plate in a wrx instead of a shift boot? I think it would be cool, ...
There have been talks. The general consensus is that it is not an option. The trans, to which the stick is connected directly, just moves around way too much - watch your gearstick during a hard turn sometime.
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Possible, but Subaru tells you not to hold onto the shifter during driving, and I think this would sort of be the same thing as having you hand on the shifter all the time.
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