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Forge quick shift kit fitted.

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by nickelvery, Jul 19, 2007.

  1. nickelvery

    nickelvery RS4 B5 380bhp

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    Hi everyone,

    I got my forge quick shift through the post this morning and having the day off work got it fitted.

    Not as easy as I thought the job was going to be but never the less I did it! It feels alot tighter but I think I'm going to adjust it again to make it even shorter (just have to wait till the engine has cooled down!!). i don't know about anyone elses S3 but I find my gearbox quite notchy as standard. But for £70 and about 35 mins of work I don't think that's bad.

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  3. steve123a

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    Nick, Ive got to fit my DieselGeek one but its much more complicated than the Forge, lots of bits n pieces with it!
     
  4. Jampublic

    Jampublic Taking it easy..

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    Oh sounds interesting Nick, will have to have a look!!
     
  5. nickelvery

    nickelvery RS4 B5 380bhp

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    Do you have any pics?

    Does it do side to side movement aswell?

    Does it fit in the engine bay or under the gearstick.
     
  6. steve123a

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    Fits in the same place as yours but there are 2 sets of parts as opose to one lump of metal

    its on www.dieselgeek.com sigmasix i think its called!
     
  7. nickelvery

    nickelvery RS4 B5 380bhp

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    Just a different design I think. Plus you have the part which shortens side to side movement.
     
  8. nky_84

    nky_84 6th Gear

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    It's less notchy with a quick shift?? I thought they make it worse?
     
  9. nickelvery

    nickelvery RS4 B5 380bhp

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    My gearbox is notchy as it is so makes no real difference to me just makes it nice and short.
     
  10. S3 AD

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    I got the HPA short shift kit and that definatly made my 1st to 2nd change smoother - its still a little notchy but with the standard linkage it was very notchy
     
  11. mattyboy199

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    how to guide would be good ;-)
     
  12. nickelvery

    nickelvery RS4 B5 380bhp

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    mine is very notchy also!
    but i only notice when driving sensibly, when ramming through the gears feel alot nice than standard!
     
  14. S3quatt

    S3quatt Flat Oot like a ducks Foot
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    Got one too, wee bit notchy but loads shorter! Soon get used to it tho.:thumbsup:
     

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