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Old 03-14-2011, 10:09 PM   #1
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Has anyone put a shift kit in their mustang? Pro's con's? Any suggested brands if so?

Really been thinking about putting one in mine but have heard various things about them.
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Has anyone put a shift kit in their mustang? Pro's con's? Any suggested brands if so?

Really been thinking about putting one in mine but have heard various things about them.
If you buy a tuner you won't need a shift kit. You can set it to shift at any speed you choose. And the firmness of the shifts and so on. A tuner is the first mod you do to a 96 and newer mustang

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I have a tuner now and have it tuned that way to shift hard but I would like the freedom of being able to shift it on my own without doing anything hurt the engine with out a shift kit.
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Re: Shift kit

I had one in my 97, ive heard good and bad about different brands. It seems in the last few years since many say a tune can be setup to facilitate the same basic things for the most part so you can go that route instead.
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Will it do any hurt to the engine if I were to shift it on my own even when I already have it tuned that way? without a shift kit.

Sorry for all the question just wanted to bs positive before I did.
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Will it do any hurt to the engine if I were to shift it on my own even when I already have it tuned that way? without a shift kit.

Sorry for all the question just wanted to bs positive before I did.
Shifting yourself is fine...unless you raised the rev limiter when you tuned it then it will buzz the engine but the tranny should be alright

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Re: Shift kit

shifting yourself is a waste of time it wont make your car faster, a shift kit wont allow you to shift on your own any more so than you currently do
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shifting yourself is a waste of time it wont make your car faster, a shift kit wont allow you to shift on your own any more so than you currently do
Well Spector. If he is trying to hold it to red-line in each gear it's not a waste. The tranny won't do that for him unless he sets it that way with a tuner or shift kit. It won't help launch or give any more power

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Ive played around with my tuner today and got it chirping tires between first and second and thats enough to keep me happy for now, thanks guys! I'll look more into later on when I'm really looking to put one in at that time.
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Ive played around with my tuner today and got it chirping tires between first and second and thats enough to keep me happy for now, thanks guys! I'll look more into later on when I'm really looking to put one in at that time.
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