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Old 01-05-2019, 03:51 PM   #1
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Question Short Shifter?

Has anyone bought the shortshifter off aliexpres? And does anyone know if they are any good?

https://m.aliexpress.com/item/328101...-throw-shifter
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Old 01-05-2019, 04:12 PM   #2
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You can just extend your own by an inch or two and have the same effect if you know a welder or do it yourself. I plan to do that when I get bronze bushings.
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Old 01-05-2019, 06:34 PM   #3
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There was a thread about the aliexpress one. Consensus was it works, but rattles. Hit up Homer to get your stock shifter modified.
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I got around to shortening my shifter with a saw and a 3d-printed strap.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpo...1&postcount=62

Could print one up and send it in an envelope.
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I got around to shortening my shifter with a saw and a 3d-printed strap.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpo...1&postcount=62

Could print one up and send it in an envelope.
But shortening the top end doesn't shorten the throw...or did I miss a step?
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But shortening the top end doesn't shorten the throw...or did I miss a step?
Less chance of you punching the **** out of your center console.
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Old 01-08-2019, 05:58 AM   #7
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Shortening the top end does shorten the throw.

You can also displace the pivot ball. That not only increases resistance, it improves the general tractor/tank transmission experience.
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price is cheap so try it and report back
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Old 01-11-2019, 07:40 PM   #9
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price is cheap so try it and report back
I already did that a few years ago. It works, but has a host of annoying issues. The shifter is also straight, and needs to be bent so you don't punch the center console.

It does in fact, shorten the shift throw though.
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I already did that a few years ago. It works, but has a host of annoying issues. The shifter is also straight, and needs to be bent so you don't punch the center console.

It does in fact, shorten the shift throw though.
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Old 01-11-2019, 11:48 PM   #11
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For the price, it's alright. I'd rather spend the ~$65 on just bronze bushings and extend the shifter myself. No chance in getting shifter rattle you'd get with the one on AliExpress.
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