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Mazdatrix Short Shifter

Old 03-01-2005, 07:02 PM
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OK, keep in mind this is my 3rd short shifter from them that I have installed.



Went to throw this one in and even though the shifter would drop in, it would not shift or center. So I clean out the linkage really good, still no help. I end up grinding a small amount (i hit the stock and the ss with calipers and found the ss to be .10 larger).



Ground it down and bam works great, I was pretty pissed as a 10 minute ordeal turned out to be a 2 hour ordeal as I had to shave just a bit at a time, then test, etc, etc...



Anyone ever have a similar issue? Anyone ever wonder if that being just a little out of spec or a little worn on the linkage side could cause the rattling? To small would seem to rattle between the linkage and the shift lever ball... now I need to conduct an experiment.
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Old 03-01-2005, 07:29 PM
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Old 03-01-2005, 07:30 PM
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yer sista's *** or something
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Old 03-01-2005, 07:31 PM
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does it rattle or not





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Old 03-01-2005, 07:34 PM
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No its too tight to rattle at least at the linkage point.
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Did you read the Mazdatrix write-up on rattling in short shifters?
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Old 03-01-2005, 07:39 PM
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in summery, doesnt it say that some will rattle and some wont and that they have no explanation for why?



or is my memory failing me?
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Yes and yes, I am offering some potential insight as to the tollerence of the prduct and a possible reason that it may rattle.



Mine however doesnt rattle.



Basically I am bitching because I had to grind on my new short shifter.
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so you ground your ****
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Dude I recommend the C's short shifter to you all, its awsome.
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