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Old 31-08-2007   #1
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can you get one for the cinq sporting any one know where a website maybe
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Never seen one anywhere recently, I'm afraid.

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Yep, I've seen one on a foreign site, I'll have a look and post it if i find it
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Yep, I've seen one on a foreign site, I'll have a look and post it if i find it
I had it as an italian site, but can't find it now.

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i cut my gearstick down :\
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Re: short shifter

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i cut my gearstick down :
That doesnt change the pivot point though.

Theres a gear on ebay who makes them for other marques, if theres a large enough request he may produce them for the cinq
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Re: short shifter

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i cut my gearstick down :
I suppose that would make it a 'short shifter', but not a short shift gearlever.

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Re: short shifter

makes gear change much better the knob just sits level with my seat edges
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Re: short shifter

I'd rather have the gear lever closer to the steering wheel, less time with a hand off the wheel during changes.

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I'd rather have the gear lever closer to the steering wheel, less time with a hand off the wheel during changes.

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I'd rather have the gear lever closer to the steering wheel, less time with a hand off the wheel during changes.

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I can't really understand why somebody would want a shorter one, unless they were doing something like racing. With a longer one you probably have a little more control, and there is probably less chance of getting the wrong gear. I haven't really had any problems with getting the wrong gears, but maybe I would if I had a shorter stick?
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Re: short shifter

Cutting the lever does make the travel distance slightly shorter, but a proper quick shift would make the gear still sit more or less at the stock height but by bahing a new geometry and pivot point, it is the unseen part that travels the distance quicker, hence you require less travel from the top.

The problem with the cinq is that the gear lever is already very low in my opinion, and the stock ratio and syncros don't seem to like too much of a quick shift. Honda S2000s break 1st gear syncros because at drag runs people shift to 2nd gear too quick for the revs to drop to the proper requirement that the syncro would like them to drop to, and hence in a short time kill the syncro.
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Re: short shifter

Quote Originally Posted by The Ugly Duckling View Post
I can't really understand why somebody would want a shorter one, unless they were doing something like racing. With a longer one you probably have a little more control, and there is probably less chance of getting the wrong gear. I haven't really had any problems with getting the wrong gears, but maybe I would if I had a shorter stick?
If you look at many competition cars the gear lever pivot is raised off the floor to bring a shorter lever closer to the wheel.

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Found the company that makes it for the cinq

http://www.bonalume.com/scheda_prodo...p?id=66&iniz=G
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