This is a discussion on New within the New Member Hangout forums, part of the Community - Meet other Enthusiasts category; New to the forum. I bought my 2013 wrx in July, what are some recommended stage one performance upgrades...
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Welcome! "Stage 1" is generally considered to be just a tune, or a tune with an intake. Check out the link in rage's sig and the link in mine for good reading on modding these cars.
First Mods: What to do and what not to do
Current Car: 2014 Golf TDI
Previous Cars:2012 WRB WRX Hatch, 2004 RSX-S, 1998 Grand Prix GTP
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I heard from a friend that installing a shirt shifter on the new wrx's can cause gear grinding
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2012 Lightning Red WRX Sedan
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Transmission gears are in constant mesh... the shifter has NOTHING to do with gear engagement, and I fail to see how the fulcrum of the shifter would have any effect on synchro engagement either. Your friend sounds like he/she is grasping at straws in attempt to sound like he/she has some basic knowledge about cars.
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You'll be fine. Plenty of people on here have short shifters. Short shifter is even a factory option. Its ok to install if you want to.
In that case kart boy short shifter (add to cart)