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This is definetly a must have and one of the best bangs for your bucks!!! But you must upgrade the bushings!!!!

It takes less that 1/2 an hour to do, but do you ever fell the difference and that is just "dry" shifting. Once you actually use it driving it is totally amazing the difference.

The only thing I don't understand (well I guess I really do...the almighty $$$) why doesn't DCX include this a a standard on our cars??? IMO...

The only BIACH :knockhead is removing the clips that hold the cables...Thanks D. :yourock:
 

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I dont see how you are adding any stress to the cable ends. The difference lies in the shaft, not the pulling of the cables. THey are still being pulled the same distance as before, just the bottom part of the shaft is doing more of the work, where it was a previously longer throw up top.

am i correct on this?
 
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You are correct....... we're (at least I am) only talking about during the actual installation of the STS. All worked out fine though.

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I dont see how you are adding any stress to the cable ends. The difference lies in the shaft, not the pulling of the cables. THey are still being pulled the same distance as before, just the bottom part of the shaft is doing more of the work, where it was a previously longer throw up top.

am i correct on this?
 

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esartee for said:
I dont see how you are adding any stress to the cable ends. The difference lies in the shaft, not the pulling of the cables. THey are still being pulled the same distance as before, just the bottom part of the shaft is doing more of the work, where it was a previously longer throw up top.

am i correct on this?

That is entirely correct. The only difference between the STS, and regular shifter is the power of leverage. With the STS, you lose some of the leverage. This increases the force required by the driver to move the lever, but the the distance is shorter.

We know that work is = to Force x distance, So, the force goes up, the distance goes down, therfore the net work to shift a gear remains the same with or without the STS.

The cables (and thus the transmission) see the same amount of travel, therefore there is no harm done to anything.

The only bad thing about the STS is that you might grow bigger arm muscles because it is (marginally) harder to shift.
 

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false this is actually a SHORTER throw shifter, less movement, but rest assured its more stressfull on the cables. Thats exactly what moving the fulcrum does.. and thats why its almost identicle in height to the stock shifter (aside from the spacer)....

WHat you are describing is what happens if you simply cut the shifter shorter. Throws will be shorter due to a shorter lever, which will equal more effort for the same travel regarding the cables.


edit: its is a great shifter though, I've had mine for a year now and I love it.. the only problem is that it ruins driving any other manual trans vehicle. :lol:
 

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^^^ that is true. I got in my friend's Eclipse GST and was like woah....whats with this shifter? :lol:
 
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