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Roger-Dee
02-06-2008, 11:16 PM
Back in september, I installed a getrag in my 940. It came with the bmw shifter/arm and almost every bushing were worn out. I installed it that way anyway but I was really unhappy with the result. I measured a 6.5" movement between the first and the second gear. I thought that 3" from one speed to the other would be great. I also thought it would be nice to adjust it to the lenght i'm comfortable with. And it's a good chance that I had this second idea, cause 3" from 1 spot to the other is shorter than I thought!

Anyway here is the pic! Thanks to my friend who tig welded all the parts for me
http://img216.imageshack.us/img216/2510/dscf2802fpk4.jpg

I've spaced up the pivot point 1.5" to give me some play, I'm affraid of touching the drive-shaft
http://img216.imageshack.us/img216/3872/dscf2803fqc4.jpg

The shift link is now adjustable in lenght, and I made a keyway to be sure it wont move
http://img216.imageshack.us/img216/1216/dscf2804ffe3.jpg

http://img216.imageshack.us/img216/5238/dscf2806fbh8.jpg

And now to find a shift boot that will cover all that work... :roll:

Enjoy!

242Bleek
02-06-2008, 11:21 PM
Very nice, did you ever try the E36 M3 shifter? Much shorter throws than the earlier ones. props

Ruckus
02-06-2008, 11:21 PM
thats sick man, i want to get a getrag for my 240 and do something like that.

Roger-Dee
02-07-2008, 02:24 PM
Very nice, did you ever try the E36 M3 shifter? Much shorter throws than the earlier ones. props

No I didn't, but I hope the throw are smaller on sport model coz the one I got had a lot of play between each speed, far away of what I call a sport feeling! For a 0$ project it turn out really good :-P

thats sick man, i want to get a getrag for my 240 and do something like that.

You may take a look at this thread I posted a while ago.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=98949

YLD244
02-08-2008, 02:44 AM
Awesome work there mate, nice job.

i also love the 1 piece stick and ball

Roger-Dee
02-14-2008, 07:56 PM
Forgot I posted that!

Awesome work there mate, nice job.

i also love the 1 piece stick and ball


Thanks! But it isn't a one piece, the shift ball is screwed on the stick just like yours. There's a small groove for holding a shift boot, at the end only the shift knob should be visible.

My friend found this website with several shift knob available in a bunch of color. Full of idea for future shift knobs!

http://www.isottashop.com/store/index.php?cPath=24&osCsid=79b559ofjrj994hk82o3kq5dd3

http://www.isottashop.com/store/images/MATRIX.jpg What do you think about that ?

towerymt
02-14-2008, 08:33 PM
http://www.isottashop.com/store/images/MATRIX.jpg What do you think about that ?
Looks cool, but I'm not sure I'd want to risk getting my finger caught in my shift knob. I prefer a solid, non-metallic shift knob.

volvo740t
02-14-2008, 09:16 PM
http://www.isottashop.com/store/images/MATRIX.jpg
....its about weight reduction... weight reduction!!!!...

oneflat83
02-15-2008, 12:20 AM
sounds great! good job. now make a few more for the rest of us. puff puff pass

MrBill
02-15-2008, 12:30 AM
Looks cool, but I'm not sure I'd want to risk getting my finger caught in my shift knob. I prefer a solid, non-metallic shift knob.

i cant imagine how hot it would be in the middle of summer

Rust Reaper
02-15-2008, 12:57 AM
i cant imagine how hot it would be in the middle of summer

a shiny aluminum knob?

dl242gt
02-15-2008, 02:09 AM
Looks nice but it will be freezing in the Winter and hot in the Summer.

YLD244
02-15-2008, 02:41 AM
Looks nice but it will be freezing in the Winter and hot in the Summer.

yeah but only for the first 30 seconds or so u hold it.

boosted
03-04-2008, 01:46 AM
Forgot I posted that!




Thanks! But it isn't a one piece, the shift ball is screwed on the stick just like yours. There's a small groove for holding a shift boot, at the end only the shift knob should be visible.

My friend found this website with several shift knob available in a bunch of color. Full of idea for future shift knobs!

http://www.isottashop.com/store/index.php?cPath=24&osCsid=79b559ofjrj994hk82o3kq5dd3

http://www.isottashop.com/store/images/MATRIX.jpg What do you think about that ?


looks like teh freezy and teh burny