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Old 11-26-2007, 09:21 PM   #1
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Default Kartboy short shifter on factory SPT short shifter

I have an '02 WRX wagon... Is this worth it, or is the stock short shifter good enough.

I'm doing bushings either way, but I might as well do both at once if its worth it.
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Old 11-26-2007, 09:38 PM   #2
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I drove my buddies last week with the kart-boy SS kit. I liked the improvement. I havent driven though since he put the bushings in though. But yeah I could feel the difference.
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Old 11-26-2007, 09:45 PM   #3
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Factory SS linkage + Kartboy shifter + Kartboy shifter bushings + groupN transmission mount + Motul 75w-90 Gear 300= smoooooth shifting bliss
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Old 11-26-2007, 11:09 PM   #4
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Do the rear shifter bushing, it makes 10X the difference that the normal bushings make.
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Old 11-26-2007, 11:11 PM   #5
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If you have the factory SS and want the Kartboy lever, you have to order the one for the older ('01-earlier) Impreza since the SS uses the narrower old-style linkage.
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ok, so everything is relativly inexpensive, so what would you guys say is the 'ultimate' shifting setup?
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Old 11-27-2007, 11:09 AM   #7
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If you have the factory SS and want the Kartboy lever, you have to order the one for the older ('01-earlier) Impreza since the SS uses the narrower old-style linkage.
Or you can order the one for the 02+ Impreza and just do a little grinding
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Old 11-28-2007, 04:03 AM   #8
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Check out turninconcepts.com

I replaced front and rear shifter bushings, added their pivot bushing and purchased the narrow style Kartboy SS. I have the SPT shifter like you.

One of the best improvements I've made to the car so far. Get the Kartboy shifter there is a large improvement over just bushings.
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