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AdamVIP
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AdamVIP Jan 30, 10:33am - #387682 
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Short Shifter Afterthoughts

I just installed my new B&M yesterday. All ive done is taken it for one ride and Its deffinity a lot different than stock. As I was installing I wondered what exactly needs to break in after the install. I heard that it wont have so much resistance after it breaks in. All the moving parts are the same as with stock. Also Ive been listening to the tranny a little closer and noticed that i have to retime my shifts to avoid my syncros kicking in. I think ill adjust fine and assuming it really does break in I think ill have a great time with it.
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Speed4TheNeed
Caleb
Speed4TheNeed Jan 30, 11:31am - #387683 

Caleb
2000 Toyota Celica

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^^ the linkages aren't in the same place as with stock..THAT is what needs to be broken in. and rest assured, it will be. after i installed my b&m it took about a week or two to get a smoother shift feel from it. thumbsup
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VSGTS14 Jan 30, 12:03pm - #387684 

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2005 Subaru WRX STi

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the shift will definately get much smoother after a week or two depending how much you drive.
you will notice it.

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hombredelassrtas Jan 30, 12:53pm - #387685 

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deff adding to my list smile

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