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Old 05-07-2012, 10:17 AM   #50
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2002 WRX - 750WHP
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Originally Posted by Voltron6000 View Post
The Cobb instructions suggest cutting both a corner of the metal plate around the shifter and also the rubber boot since, they say, this will make it easier to get into 1st and 3rd. I did cut the metal plate with a dremel, but I didn't want to cut the boot. So far, I don't find any appreciable resistance going into 1 or 3. I think that the Cobb is 'shorter' throw than the Kartboy and that's why they recommend this.

How do I like it? I adjusted the shifter to its maximum throw and minimum height and so far, it feels great
If you set the shifter to a shorter throw (ie. lengthen the bottom section), then the linkage will eventually rub on the boot and could hit the metal plate. This is why COBB recommends that modification. The way you have it now, I would not expect any interference. Even if you set it to be about the same throw as the Kartboy, then you shouldn't have any issues.
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