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    Shortshifters - anyone used them/recommend them

    Hi, Has anyone had these, and if so did you notice a real difference, and was it worth the money.

    Also any recommendations on which ones to get?

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    07 2.0T SLine SE V2 Quattro, Full Milltek with hi-flow sports cat, APR Stage 2+ 280BHP/325lb/ft, APR HPFP, K&N panel, S4 alloys, Spacers, Black Optics, Eibachs, RS4 grill and fogs, Fog tints, RS4 ARB, RS4 Gearstick, LCR splitter, Black Calipers, Drilled discs, Debadged, Colour DIS, Bose, Adaptive Xenons/DRL, Black/Silver Audi Exclusive leather, Audi Carbon inlays, carbon difuser/B pillars, RNS-E+/Bluetooth, Cruise, Int/ext light packs, Rain/light sensors, mudflaps, LED plate/side/boot/interior

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    Not in A4, but I used an EIP short shifter in my last car (50% reduction in both directions). Took a bit of getting used to, but when you eventually get used to it, it makes gear changing slick and quick. If you loan your car to anyone (e.g. the wife), prpare for gearshifting disasters!

    Only other thing I would comment is when the gearbox is cold (esp. in winter), if there is any play or wear in the box / mesh, the external gears at opposing ends (5th / 2nd) can get harder to place as you have less leverage to work with.

    On the whole I enjoyed mine, but wouldn't want to put one on an old knackered box.
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    Quote Originally Posted by warrencox View Post
    If you loan your car to anyone (e.g. the wife)
    That's not going to happen for a long time lol
    07 2.0T SLine SE V2 Quattro, Full Milltek with hi-flow sports cat, APR Stage 2+ 280BHP/325lb/ft, APR HPFP, K&N panel, S4 alloys, Spacers, Black Optics, Eibachs, RS4 grill and fogs, Fog tints, RS4 ARB, RS4 Gearstick, LCR splitter, Black Calipers, Drilled discs, Debadged, Colour DIS, Bose, Adaptive Xenons/DRL, Black/Silver Audi Exclusive leather, Audi Carbon inlays, carbon difuser/B pillars, RNS-E+/Bluetooth, Cruise, Int/ext light packs, Rain/light sensors, mudflaps, LED plate/side/boot/interior

 

 

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