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Has anyone tried a shorter gear shifter?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by nervus, Jun 1, 2005.

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    As topic really, im considering a neuspeed shortshifter but can't see how it can work as it claims.

    Any feedback or advice of anyone who has had one on the S3 would be greatly appreciated.
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    please send a pm to me with price
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    put the price up mate, maybe even a group buy?
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    I'd heard that the dieselgeek shifter was the best in terms of feel. Can anyone confirm this?
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    Normal price is £140+vat, but i'm doing them at £130+Vat at the moment. They are available only for O2M 6 speed gearbox (S3, TT, R32 .etc) but check the pin connections on your current shifter are the same as the new one BEFORE ordering.

    I would say this is probably as good as it gets purely because its very adjustable so can be suited exactly to your needs!

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    The Ecs one is the best i have looked at. As Rich says its fully adjustable for weighting and throw so you can tailor it to your requirements.
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    Is there one for the 5 speed box?
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    Not from ECS at the moment.

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    tried the neuspeed, bloody awful.

    hated it. removed in under 50 miles and sold on.

    its since had a couple more owners too and i wasnt its first.
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    They are rubbish, they only reduce travel in one plane and make the gearbox notchy and recalcitrent.

    Waste of money IMO.
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    i've got a neuspeed, love it, from shifts are excellent take less than half the time, true just in one plain but i like it front to back is shorter, side to side is same, i'm always confident i'm in the right gear when shifting quick not sure i would be if side to side was less. personal choice
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    They are rubbish, they only reduce travel in one plane and make the gearbox notchy and recalcitrent.

    Waste of money IMO.

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    couldnt agree more. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/ok.gif
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    I think the Ecs one addresses most of the problems acociatled with the neuspeed ones with regard to consistancy throughout all gears.

    I know the neuspeed reduced 1st, 3rd, and 5th gear position by 30% and

    2nd, 4th, and 6th by 60% which gives bloody aweful feel as its not a consistant throw.
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    does any1 in north london or nearby have an ecs shifter i could have a look at?
    Interested in this item but would like to see what its like befor purchasing.
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    i've got a neuspeed, love it, from shifts are excellent take less than half the time, true just in one plain but i like it front to back is shorter, side to side is same, i'm always confident i'm in the right gear when shifting quick not sure i would be if side to side was less. personal choice

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    i second this. AB
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