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Old 04-06-2015, 11:42 PM   #1
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The install took roughly 2 hours. Having done short shift installs on a celica, 240sx and rx8 in the past. This was the hardest. In the end it was well worth the time that was put in. The combination of the perrins bushing, perrin shift stop and boomba short throw shifter makes the shifts noticeably crisper, more precise and of course shorter. The only down side is the reverse lockout doesn't always drop down, so I have to consciously remember to have it in the right position before getting in 6th gear. Maybe I didn't lube it enough? lol
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Old 06-02-2015, 09:10 PM   #2
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Are you still having issues with the reverse lockout?
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Old 09-04-2015, 03:32 PM   #3
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probably an easy adjustment of the shifter stop, you need to play with it alittle to get the least play while still getting the drop.
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Old 10-30-2015, 04:19 PM   #4
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I had installed the boomba short throw shifter and after a couple months I went back to the oem shifter the short throw shifter seemed not smooth at all
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Old 11-22-2015, 10:26 PM   #5
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The install took roughly 2 hours. Having done short shift installs on a celica, 240sx and rx8 in the past. This was the hardest. In the end it was well worth the time that was put in. The combination of the perrins bushing, perrin shift stop and boomba short throw shifter makes the shifts noticeably crisper, more precise and of course shorter. The only down side is the reverse lockout doesn't always drop down, so I have to consciously remember to have it in the right position before getting in 6th gear. Maybe I didn't lube it enough? lol

Your reverse lockout doesn't return to normal after use???!!!!!

that's a pretty big issue. Did you ever resolve this? I was just about to order but this freaks me out a bit.
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Old 11-23-2015, 11:53 AM   #6
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This is something that should not be happening. When removing the car from reverse the collar should be dropping down on its own. Is this something you ever got sorted out?
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Never had this issue on mine. Dont tighten the side allen head bolt too much.
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