Short Shifter Q

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CRX-YEM

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OK, I've got my skunk2 shifter, and new bushings etc..
how long do you think it will take to install this stuff
a rough estimate will do. I wanna do it this sat. was just tryin to figure
out if I'll have time to do it. Thanks in advacne
 

MaaseyRacer

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no more than 2 hours a buddy and I did it to his car and we were phucking around the whole time and did it in 2.5 hours.
 

2fastaccord

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Yea, and hour to an hour and a half sounds correct if you don't screw around. One of my bros did his in an hour by himself.

Peace*
 

Jeef

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An hour at the most. If I didn't have to work on Sat I would help you. I think that you have to leave the shifter in 5th before you take it out so it goes back in properly. I could be wrong as I have not swapped one in a while. Make sure that you have some vice grips to help hold the bolt that holds the ball in the place.
 

B16

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yes, no more than an hour, very easy to do... i'd reccomend letting the car cool down for a min, dont know how EF's are but on EK's its right there :) i love my skunk2 ss, enjoy!
EDIT: i meant to say the exhaust is right there, where you do the work.... i was pretty baked last night, sorry :p
 

posol

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yup- do it cold.

remove shift knob
jack up car on 4 jackstands if possible, else 2 on the front as high as possible, as you will be in the middle of the car
unbolt the shit- you might have to remove the exhaust from the hangar
remeber how the shift linkages look...
repeat above backwards after you put the new one in :)
 

aznhottiekj

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i have installed a short shifter about 4 times

the first time took me 1 hour n a half,

now i can do it in under 1 hour,

you just have to get the order of removing the bolts right or it just gets awkward removing them
 

aznhottiekj

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o yea,
i noticed that guy gave you a walk through,

you might wanna also take off ur heat shield that sits right under ur shifter console, i noticed it rubs a bit in 5th gear if you dnt remove it,
 
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