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Old 07-01-2001, 11:26 AM   #1
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Exclamation sti vs. kartboy short shifter

i want to purhase a short shifter
but i don't no wich one is better
i have the sti and the kartboy in mind
i heard they were both good
can anyone give me some info on both
can u tell me some experince with the short shifter
which one would u preferr
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Old 07-01-2001, 12:34 PM   #2
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Get a Kartboy shifter, the newer style kartboy looks a little nicer too having intergrated the bottom ball into the whole shifter out of spun metal (i think) as soon as I get one to photograph I'll update my pics.


get the shifter bushings too:


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Old 07-01-2001, 02:06 PM   #3
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Everybody likes Kartboy and they are great guys. I think the STI is a bit taller (similar to stock RS) than the Kartboy. Don't buy the complete STI lever/linkage kit. Too much $ and more work with the same end result as just changing out the lever. I have a Graham Goode which I think is the same as the STI lever only and I really like it. I didn't want the shift know to get any lower than it was with the RS shifter I was running. A new option that looks pretty cool is the Rev-Lab shifter (search vendor classifieds for Rev-Lab and you will find it). Very high tech Titanium, aluminum, steel combination construction.

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Old 07-01-2001, 03:07 PM   #4
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please do a search. This has been covered numerous times in just the past week.
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