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Old 17 Sep 2012, 01:33 pm
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Are there any aftermarket 5 speed shifters that are "tighter" then the stock one?
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Old 17 Sep 2012, 02:43 pm
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booger bushings
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Old 17 Sep 2012, 03:29 pm
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booger bushings
what dad said. any new bushings will give you great improvement, but if you want them to last, booger is the way to go.
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Old 17 Sep 2012, 03:40 pm
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Boogers are awesome!
You can also get an aftermarket shifter assembly, a few companies make them...
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Old 18 Sep 2012, 07:31 am
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Bushings hard to change?
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Old 18 Sep 2012, 09:27 am
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Bushings hard to change?
Easy at the trans end. You just have to remove the airbox. The shifter end is a bigger pain in the butt because you have to remove the floor console but once that's done the bushings are "easy".

I've had the stock pieces and changed to a Hurst short throw w/Boogers and then changed again to a Maddog 80% throw reduction w/Boogers. My OEM bushing weren't worn out so the change was noticable because of the shorter throw but not dramatic. If I had it to do again, I would just do the Boogers and pass on the short stick.
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Old 18 Sep 2012, 09:54 am
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Bushings hard to change?
I did the side under the hood (haven't changed out the bushings inside the cabin yet) it wasn't hard at all. you do have to get the airbox out of the way, but it's not tough
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Old 18 Sep 2012, 06:34 pm
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I didn't fully remove the center console when I changed the bushings. I removed all the screws holding it and also removed one seat, then lifted the console as far as it would go. Then I just worked in the tight spot to swap the bushings... It was a bit difficult but still only took an hour or so.
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Old 20 Sep 2012, 01:04 pm
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Are there circle clips that hold these in? I got some stock replacements from the auto parts but they just pop off again
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Old 20 Sep 2012, 02:54 pm
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Are there circle clips that hold these in? I got some stock replacements from the auto parts but they just pop off again
The linkage bushings are just a press fit onto the pin.
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