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I prefer the kartboy shifter. Do that with all the Kartboy & TIC bushings and possibly a trans mount, outrigger bushings etc etc and you will be extremely happy. My shifter feels heavenly and i still have a lot of the bushings and mounts to go
 

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alright thanks for the imput i think iam gonna go with the tic package deal with all the bushings sounds like a great deal!
You would be wise to do so.. and will be pleased with the results :D
 

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yea i think so...i asked tic on that thread so we'll see might just have to buy some of them bushing and lever seperetly but iam definatley going that route.
 

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So if its the bushings that matter and the height of the throw, whats stopping me from getting bushings and just hacking the shifter down a bit with a saw? My brother did that for his 67 camaro.. What would be the difference?
 

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So if its the bushings that matter and the height of the throw, whats stopping me from getting bushings and just hacking the shifter down a bit with a saw? My brother did that for his 67 camaro.. What would be the difference?
The bushings just help get rid of the sloppiness and make the shifting more firm with more positive feedback. Cutting it will lower your shifter but not change the distance the shifter must travel to engage a gear. Basic geometry says (i think?) It would probably help a little but nowhere near the feel and reduce in travel as a kartboy, cobb, sti etc. Plus then you have to cut it, rethread it, hope you dont mess up and you still just have a stock shifter that is now harder to reach.
 

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just get a thread cutter... they are super cheap.. they kind of look like a large bolt but it has holes in the center that you can "screw" metal into it and it grinds threads into it
 

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Please dont just cut your stock shifter. It isnt going to help anything. The kartboy shifter as well as some of the others are bent to allow for much less of a drop in shifter height while still giving you a shorter throw. Cutting your stock shifter is just going to make it harder to reach, look stupid and do very little for shifting feel.
 

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Anyone have the cobb short throw shifter installed? likes or dislikes? better options?
i rock an 07 wrx wagon thanks in advance:cool:
I have one...it works.
 
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