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Old 09-25-2012, 07:13 AM   #36
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Yeah mine is a daily driver and I don't want a shifter that's gonna be a pain in the ***. Just one that is an overall good shifter and I've heard both good reviews for the Steeda and MGW one I just don't know which one to buy lol. Hard decisions lol.
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Yeah mine is a daily driver and I don't want a shifter that's gonna be a pain in the ***. Just one that is an overall good shifter and I've heard both good reviews for the Steeda and MGW one I just don't know which one to buy lol. Hard decisions lol.
Steeda Ftw!
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Yeah mine is a daily driver and I don't want a shifter that's gonna be a pain in the ***. Just one that is an overall good shifter and I've heard both good reviews for the Steeda and MGW one I just don't know which one to buy lol. Hard decisions lol.
MGW man....you WILL NOT regret it

Firm short shifts and the handle is completely adjustable...
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:15 AM   #39
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That's more what I'm leaning too cause I've heard so many people brag on their MGW. Never really heard about Steeda shifters other than they're Steeda lol. They're about equal on price. Thanks for your help man!
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:28 AM   #40
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I use a bbk ripper i think

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I mean b&m ripper
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Old 09-25-2012, 11:38 AM   #41
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That's more what I'm leaning too cause I've heard so many people brag on their MGW. Never really heard about Steeda shifters other than they're Steeda lol. They're about equal on price. Thanks for your help man!
Best thing about MGW is
1) it's a great shifter and is very firm
2) if the handle is still too tall for you you can buy a shorter handle for like $20

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Best thing about MGW is
1) it's a great shifter and is very firm
2) if the handle is still too tall for you you can buy a shorter handle for like $20
I have my handle twisted to the left a little...when I'm in first there is just enough room between the shifter and the left edge of the bezel that I don't pinch my fingers...and when I'm in reverse it looks like it is in the 2nd gear I'll post some pics here In a few
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Does the mgw shifter have the springload into 3rd? I tried to look it up but the website I found didn't really say nothing about it
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Sorry about the dirt, she needs detailed. You don't have to set it up like this I just tried it and found it easier
Indeed, that's some short throw!

Dirt? Those are some boogers aren't they?
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Does the mgw shifter have the springload into 3rd? I tried to look it up but the website I found didn't really say nothing about it
From my experience it does not spring load into third by its self but it does have a spring loaded assist...the only way you will miss third is if you f up clutching...
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Sounds like MGW for the win?!?
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Old 09-25-2012, 10:06 PM   #47
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Indeed, that's some short throw!

Dirt? Those are some boogers aren't they?
Aww ya caught me.... .

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Sounds like MGW for the win?!?
That's deff my opinion
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Old 09-25-2012, 10:25 PM   #48
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i have pro 5.0 shifter holy **** amazing smallest throw feels like a damn race car never miss shift
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i have pro 5.0 shifter holy **** amazing smallest throw feels like a damn race car never miss shift
+1 Same here
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Old 09-26-2012, 12:27 AM   #50
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I would vote MGW if you have the money. I've had both the Tri-Ax and the Pro 5.0 and I personally like the Tri-Ax better. From reviews I've read, the MGW is the smoothest short-throw out there.. the Tri-Ax has a bit of a notch feel to it and the Pro 5.0 is pretty notchy.
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Old 09-26-2012, 12:34 AM   #51
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pro 5.0 is notchy......only if you have ***** wrists. haha im kidding. yea its notchy but with smooth shifter makes it easier miss gears nitchy you know exactly were the damn gear is
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pro 5.0 is notchy......only if you have ***** wrists. haha im kidding. yea its notchy but with smooth shifter makes it easier miss gears nitchy you know exactly were the damn gear is
You WILL NOT miss a gear with MGW unless it's caused by you fing up the clutching...
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Old 09-26-2012, 08:18 AM   #53
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Anyone have a steeds tri ax? There's one on Craigslist for 100 I may try to get
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I had the tri ax and loved it I got mine used for $60
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I had the tri ax and loved it I got mine used for $60
Install pretty easy?
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Yes around 30-45 minutes
There are step by step instructions on americanmuscle.com.
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Install pretty easy?
You should think about changing fluid while u have it opened up
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Yes around 30-45 minutes
There are step by step instructions on americanmuscle.com.
Alright cool thank you!
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My MGW does automatically center the shifter, making it real easy to find third and fourth gears.
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My MGW does automatically center the shifter, making it real easy to find third and fourth gears.
I was looking at 2002vertGT's pics of 1st and Rev, wow! Can you tell by feel, the gear locations on the MGW (and Tri-ax) shifters? I've never used a short throw before.
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What about Hurst compared to MGW? Which one?
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I was looking at 2002vertGT's pics of 1st and Rev, wow! Can you tell by feel, the gear locations on the MGW (and Tri-ax) shifters? I've never used a short throw before.
Yes on the tri ax but I can't speak for mgw never had one
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I have an MGW shifter in mine and it is great smooth and precise. Very good product for the money.
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Tri ax or mgw. Neither one would disappoint.
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I was looking at 2002vertGT's pics of 1st and Rev, wow! Can you tell by feel, the gear locations on the MGW (and Tri-ax) shifters? I've never used a short throw before.
Lol....pretty much when u pull it out of gear it snaps to center...from there you should know where all your gears are. I rarely ever have to think about what gear I'm in....this is my first STS and I got used to it in less than 2 days

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I have an MGW shifter in mine and it is great smooth and precise. Very good product for the money.
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Lol....pretty much when u pull it out of gear it snaps to center...from there you should know where all your gears are. I rarely ever have to think about what gear I'm in....this is my first STS and I got used to it in less than 2 days
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What about Hurst compared to MGW? Which one?
I've had both, MGW hands down make a much better shifter.

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I was looking at 2002vertGT's pics of 1st and Rev, wow! Can you tell by feel, the gear locations on the MGW (and Tri-ax) shifters? I've never used a short throw before.
The gears are much closer than stock, but I have never missed a shift with the MGW. You have a much more positive feel with the MGW over stock, making it much easier to find each gear for myself.
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I have a pro 5.0 on my T45, but need a longer shifter handle. Know where I can find one. I swapped a trax handle, but its still too short.
I have no idea. I have long arms so its not bad for me. I know people think the shifter is way up there but it's perfect for me
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I have no idea. I have long arms so its not bad for me. I know people think the shifter is way up there but it's perfect for me
Lol, I'm only 5'8", so I hafta reach to put it in 5th.
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