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Short throw shifter?


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#1 SubaRube

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Posted 10 September 2003 - 03:26 PM

Does anyone make a short throw shifter or kit for EA82's? I thought I saw one online, but can't remeber where.

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Posted 10 September 2003 - 04:58 PM

MAN... all you need is a hack saw. make the shifter shorter, and it makes the throw shorter. i have done it on 3 subarus, and my brother has his short as hell too. sounds ghetto, works good. i'll post pics later. other than that, a shifter linkage piece has to be changed

#3 SubaRube

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Posted 10 September 2003 - 05:13 PM

That's what I figured. Thanks for the reply.
I'll keep an eye out for those pics.:headbang:

I live about a mile or two from Oakland, so I'm used to the ghetto style.:D

#4 MorganM

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Posted 10 September 2003 - 05:17 PM

That's just a "short shifter" not a short throw shifter :)

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Posted 10 September 2003 - 05:41 PM

^ :brow:

#6 MorganM

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Posted 10 September 2003 - 06:33 PM

True that! And it certanly does look trick. I personaly dont mind my long shifter. I can shift plenty fast with the current length and throw.

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Posted 10 September 2003 - 09:46 PM

You can slice the u-bracket off your shifter and move it up a bit. This shortens the throw without changing the stock look and boots. You will need to heat and bend the shaft a little after you move the bracket so that it lines up in the middle. Carefull not to flip the bracket over or you'll really need to bend that sucker a lot.

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Posted 10 September 2003 - 10:36 PM

I was the one who did the shortened shifter. Same throw, shorter rod AND knob

My GL's short shifter

Oh, and I ended up cutting off 2 inches, not 1.5 or whatever the page says. (I took off an extra bit after the boot kept sliding down cause the knob was too high up)




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