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      07-23-2010, 04:08 PM   #1
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shifter flex?

I can flex (twist) the shifter left and right a few degrees. I checked, and its not the shift knob, its the actual shifter thats like that. Other than that, when driving, and only applying forces to the front and back of the shifter, its solid.

is something wrong?
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      07-23-2010, 04:16 PM   #2
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I think that is the way it is, Mines the same way when the knob doesnt fly the f*ck off
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      07-23-2010, 06:40 PM   #3
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I haven't noticed that myself.
I'll look for it the next time I'm out.
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      07-23-2010, 07:15 PM   #4
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If you grip it you can turn it left or right in a twisting motion slightly.
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      07-24-2010, 02:06 PM   #5
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I think thats normal, mine does it too. I am hoping the ZHP knob and an ssk will eliminate this though.
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I haven't noticed that either. I'll have to check it out.
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      07-24-2010, 04:24 PM   #7
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I think it's part of the design to minimize vibration in the shifter shaft & knob. The rotational movement really isn't noticeable unless you intentionally twist on the shifter. The aftermarket shifters remove some/all of this play to help obtain a more precise shift feel.
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alright, just glad to hear that its normal
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