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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2003 6:44 pm 
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<!--EZCODE AUTOLINK START--><a href="http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2432969679&category=33736">cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/w...gory=33736</a><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK END--><br><br>will any short shifter... from other cars fit in the swift gt/i ? <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2003 7:05 pm 
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it can be made to fit. <p>_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-<br><br>91 g13b metro<br><br>one of Jomo's great ideas:<br>Quote:<br>--------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br>connect wire from pos to neg for about one millisecond just enough to cause a little 'spark' on the battery,<br>--------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br><br>Marcin</p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2003 8:58 pm 
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I did mine tonight. Took longer than I expected though. Need to adjust my exhaust now as it's rubbing but the improvement is dramatic. No more sloppy shifts, short and tight now. <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 16, 2003 5:19 am 
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qwall wat i have to do to fit this one? it´s diffucult? can anyone do it?<br>thks <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 16, 2003 10:44 am 
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some filing & such .. i posted a thread w/ some pictures a bit ago using the same shifter .. <br> <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 17, 2003 5:45 am 
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r that topic in the cosmetic upgradES? <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 17, 2003 9:32 am 
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it was on the next page <!--EZCODE LINK START--><a href="http://pub83.ezboard.com/fteamswiftfrm20.showMessage?topicID=142.topic">here</a><!--EZCODE LINK END--><br>oh well, new forum will be fully searchable <!--EZCODE EMOTICON START 8o --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/nerd.gif ALT="8o"><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 17, 2003 10:16 am 
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nice <!--EZCODE EMOTICON START :D --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/happy.gif ALT=":D"><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 17, 2003 3:11 pm 
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i just dont understand 2 or 3 things but i think i can do it <br>thks anyway <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 17, 2003 6:30 pm 
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like what ? <p></p><i></i>


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well i understand that i have to grind in the bottom just a little in the corners to fit... but i don´t understand what is the c-clip and the this sentence "need washers there to keep the shift rod from slopping around & i used an extra washer under the c-clip that holds the ball cups in place to reduce any slop in the pivot point " can u explain in other weors please? <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 18, 2003 10:59 am 
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around the pivot ball there are a couple plastic cups that hold it in place & a washer & a clip that fit in above them .. because the honda ball is a bit smaller, it helps if you put 2-3 washers in beneath the clip to keep everything tight .. when you start to remove your stock shifter it'll all make sense, the only problem will be scooping some more of those big washers .. you'll need to go to a wrecker & pull them out of some of the geo's/fireflys/sprints ...<br> <p></p><i></i>


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I went to the local hardware store and bought a #18,1 inch spacer washer to tighten mine up (I still used the factory one with it). You have to grind off a little around the circumference to get it to pop in though. I also ground out some extra material off the inside to make it match the factory washer. Cost- 0.95$US <p></p><i>Edited by: <A HREF=http://pub83.ezboard.com/bteamswift.showUserPublicProfile?gid=syl23>SYL23</A> at: 9/18/03 2:40 pm<br></i>


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 19, 2003 4:51 am 
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well m8´s i understand a bit more... but i dont know the meaning of the words washer and clip... if you can post some pictures just to get the ideia i aprecciate... <br><br><!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>couple plastic cups that hold it in place & a washer & a clip that fit in above them</strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--> .. because the honda ball is a bit smaller, it helps if you put <!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>2-3 washers in beneath the clip</strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--> to keep everything tight <br><br>wat i understand to far is... that i have to grind the circunference in the bottom of the shifter to put it trought... and i have to put something...(washer) to get the shifter tight somewhere... hope you can help me more... sorry for my poor english <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 19, 2003 10:35 am 
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i just filed a bit off the edges of the bottom of the shifter to fit it through the hole .. & this is a washer<br><!--EZCODE IMAGE START--><img src="http://www.sensortech.ca/images/washer.gif" style="border:0;"/><!--EZCODE IMAGE END--><br><br>and a c-clip is the item pictured on the bottom left of this picture<br><!--EZCODE IMAGE START--><img src="http://www.therchouse.com/img/Products/RDRacingProducts/tnr16-04.jpg" style="border:0;"/><!--EZCODE IMAGE END--> <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 20, 2003 12:58 pm 
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well m8... thks i think it will help a lot... i will talk with my friend Groundscraper... he´s an expert in these matters... mayb he could help me when the shifter arrive... =)) thks for the help...<br>thks to all <p></p><i></i>


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hi ppl good news... the short shifter as arrived...
but i still have to clarify this...

http://www.teamswift.net/album_page.php?pic_id=146

as you can see by the image... my guess is... i have to grind.. that circunference to take out the old shifter and then put the new one... as for the other thing... i guess it´s the washer right? i have to buy a new one to put in the new circunference grinded? am i right?

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 03, 2003 7:21 pm 
yea your going to have to grind easy job though. and your going to have to get a bolt to fit through the new shifter and washers to center it


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 03, 2003 7:49 pm 
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what ?!?!
no the old shifter just swings out,
on the top side under the rubber boot is the c-clip/retainer, you need the special pliers (5-10$) if you don't hve them already , under that is the washer, & under that is the plastic cups that center the ball/pivot .. once you've pulled those out the shifter just pulls out .. although you need to tilt it to the side a bit .. see how the bottom pivot point is offset on the stock shift lever ..

on your replacement/honda lever the bottom pivot piece has no offset which makes it hard to fit back in .. you just need to grind or file a bit off the corners of it to fit it back through the hole.


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thks very much for the help.... i was able to do the job w/ a a friend... i understand now... wat do you mean by washer... ejejje

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no the old shifter just swings out,

mine wont... so i have to grind to pull it out =) no problem at all...



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yea your going to have to grind easy job though. and your going to have to get a bolt to fit through the new shifter and washers to center it


yeah that´s wat i did =)))

the job is done.... great improvement.... but.. now i have to take that thing that we put in the top of the shifter from a honda =)

thks ppl.... good help
thks thks thks [/quote]


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did you take pictures of your install ?


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here is mine


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too bad you didn't use the integra one, the shape moves it back a bit more ..
here's mine before i put the leather boot on ..


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sorry m8´s i didnt take any.... :(
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can´t see your picts(nitro,mgabanton)....

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here's mine before i put the leather boot on ..


dont understand... but if i see the pict... it will be easier...


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can you download the attachments ?


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