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Old 05-10-2010, 05:02 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by mvrk10256 View Post
It doesnt not shorten it a lot, but its the knob that makes it look retarded. I remember when i went from stock knob to zhp, and was like WTF. cause the shifter shrank considerably.
+1. Also, it is not all about the actual reduced length of the upper shift lever, it is about the reducing the degree of angle the lever has to travel. Notice how the length below the pivot ball is extended? This reduces the linear throw length of the lever as well.
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