Is a Short Shifter Worth It?

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This week on Money Pit, we’re replacing the 26 year old oem shifter with a Short Shifter. Along the way we’ll take a look at how short shifters actually make shifts shorter and we’ll see if it’s a worthy mod.
I’m also going to start including links to all the stuff that we use on the show for anyone that wants to check them out!
Link to the short shifter kit:
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KOMMENTARE
Donut Media
Donut Media Vor 3 Monate
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Cal Jennings
Cal Jennings Vor Monat
Yes, I watch your videos. Haha
mrpmj00
mrpmj00 Vor Monat
Doesn't a short shifter feel heavier than stock?
Eduardo Maia Leite
Eduardo Maia Leite Vor 2 Monate
Dude, you changed where the heat shielding schold be. I don't know, but i think that the heat will come off the transmission and damage the shift boot, and it needs to be mounted below the shift boot to prevent that.
Morning star Garage
Morning star Garage Vor 3 Monate
I know u gotta f body man. Put a tick performance short throw shifter in it. You wont be dissapointed. Just put one in my trans am and I love it
Josh Romney
Josh Romney Vor 3 Monate
You guys should do a tutorial on shifting for beginners, that would be helpful
Josel Angeles
Josel Angeles Vor Tag
What’s the shiftknob brand
T G
T G Vor Tag
I'm jealous of how easily that center console comes out. I drive a 500 abarth and there's like a bajiznilitillion screwes holding that thing in
J D
J D Vor 2 Tage
Absolutely worth it !!!! Easier shifts too.
FuryQueen380
FuryQueen380 Vor 5 Tage
6:21 I want the M12 tool mount on the wall in the garage
Christopher Vick
Christopher Vick Vor 5 Tage
Shift happens.
Jeffrey Espinal
Jeffrey Espinal Vor 5 Tage
Wish changing mine was as easy
Kenneth Williams
Kenneth Williams Vor 6 Tage
What about a hearse shift? Not sure if that is the correct name but it's the one where it basically just shifts by going straight back and up to downshift? Maybe you could help us understand what double clutching is.
Trump
Trump Vor 7 Tage
Hell yes. One of the most effective, easiest to install, and cheapest mods that won’t effect your warranty.
t0e
t0e Vor 11 Tage
Anyone know what that white shifter is?
EdieDa SAVAGE123
EdieDa SAVAGE123 Vor 12 Tage
One of my favorite host
JannyUK
JannyUK Vor 12 Tage
How about a video gear/shift knob? If certain ones are better? Heavier? Longer?
Cristian Salas
Cristian Salas Vor 12 Tage
You should do a video going corn fuel 🌽
Sander Weide
Sander Weide Vor 12 Tage
Let's get shifty ~Rick Sanchez
Wyit 54
Wyit 54 Vor 13 Tage
Sally sells short throw shifters down by the sea shore
Rowen Akers
Rowen Akers Vor 13 Tage
You can call it what you want but the shifter is a dildo
Melvin The Rooster
Melvin The Rooster Vor 13 Tage
Every time I see something on this channel what seems cool for my car I see the price and realize that ain’t happenin
Haciox
Haciox Vor 14 Tage
Yoo where can I buy that donut deck i saw it in the background looks lit
jakov
jakov Vor 14 Tage
next mod miata seats
Chris Pad
Chris Pad Vor 14 Tage
He Reminds me of a Paul walker
SBG Cinematics
SBG Cinematics Vor 16 Tage
Woah at 1:50 he looks like Peter McKinnon!!
Steven Goerdat
Steven Goerdat Vor 16 Tage
"Let's do this SHIFT"😂
Aaqib Hassan
Aaqib Hassan Vor 16 Tage
But the short shifter looks taller than the old one
Sergej Nadaždin
Sergej Nadaždin Vor 16 Tage
Are you willing to sell that Donut skate in the background?
radioactive potato
radioactive potato Vor 16 Tage
The miata stock shifter that was smaller then the short shifter: You have become what you wanted to destroy.
HyuYang
HyuYang Vor 17 Tage
4:02
opeboi
opeboi Vor 18 Tage
This channel is very interesting to me and I always feel like I learn something while also being entertained, I wish school was as engaging as this for me so I would actually do good in class lol.
Th3 Charger
Th3 Charger Vor 18 Tage
2:45 maybe wanna get some new seats 💺 bud... it’s kinda looking a little pre-owned if you know what I mean
Nathan Weber
Nathan Weber Vor 18 Tage
This is great, for the feel it’s the greatest mod. Combine this with a gear lever extension and you feel the connection there!
E - Thangs
E - Thangs Vor 19 Tage
Why did he look so blowed at the begining
justin preddie
justin preddie Vor 19 Tage
Instructions unclear, why does my car sound like that now?
Asmodeus
Asmodeus Vor 20 Tage
I'll stick with my Looooong one. I like my blue truck and the shifter was a good foot and half long. Had to be since the shifter came out of the floorboard almost below my knee.
Asmodeus
Asmodeus Vor 20 Tage
Time to 'Get Shifty'
Angelica Lopez
Angelica Lopez Vor 20 Tage
Meanwhile my biggest bottleneck is just waiting for the revs to drop from first to second. It takes like 2-3 seconds.
War Dog
War Dog Vor 21 Tag
i love this miata build
Ricardo Alexandre
Ricardo Alexandre Vor 21 Tag
Thank you I needed this
ExtremePlayer28
ExtremePlayer28 Vor 22 Tage
3:59 Everyone’s car
Pizza Boi
Pizza Boi Vor 23 Tage
"When you drive a car you shift a lot!" *laughs in Regera*
tortuga _
tortuga _ Vor 23 Tage
I didn’t get it until he made the engine noises
Alton Caldwell
Alton Caldwell Vor 23 Tage
3:53 basically the jist of the video
Michael Gray
Michael Gray Vor 24 Tage
Short throw on a Miata is pointless
Troy McNamara
Troy McNamara Vor 24 Tage
I'd be interested to see you get the car appraised and see what it's valued at. Show how much of a "money pit" it really is! lol
Juan Cisneros
Juan Cisneros Vor 25 Tage
Peep the camera equipment buckled in.
Alex Hunniford
Alex Hunniford Vor 26 Tage
Quarantine got me finna depressed
ImStian
ImStian Vor 26 Tage
just drive an automatic, you shift instantly
Nils Kernen
Nils Kernen Vor 27 Tage
Min 4.9 what the Frick happened to your seat
John Nickel
John Nickel Vor 28 Tage
Zach reminds me so much of my nephew lol
KckDwn
KckDwn Vor 28 Tage
3:53 this is why we watch...
Ryan Peck
Ryan Peck Vor 28 Tage
Seriously reduced a big percentage of the improvement by putting a longer shift knob on there...wtf
LEEH4NC
LEEH4NC Vor 28 Tage
automatic boiz crying rn
Cup of Joe
Cup of Joe Vor 29 Tage
He would've been ok measuring new throw with a different shift knob.
PLAY TANIYEL!
PLAY TANIYEL! Vor 29 Tage
Guys, in italy i can't find them, i can find only L short shifters that I hyto install in the engine...
Justin Holmes
Justin Holmes Vor Monat
I put a short shifter in my 02 Z28 and I'm not sure I'm any faster but it sure does have a better feel to shifting!!
Kroams
Kroams Vor Monat
This show makes me wanna drop out of my aviation program and transfer to an automotive program
TheBruise XJ
TheBruise XJ Vor Monat
stuck under the hood of your project car Me: *looks at curb/driveway/garage full of project vehicles* "haha yeah :("
Bishh Boy
Bishh Boy Vor Monat
What drugs are you on
Matteo p
Matteo p Vor Monat
Why not installing a sequential transmission
McThePopCornPig
McThePopCornPig Vor Monat
Let’s get shwifty
Christopher Bona
Christopher Bona Vor Monat
The opening shoulda been " let's get shifty with it "
Joshua Gee
Joshua Gee Vor Monat
The grind into 2nd gear 😭😭
Icaro Santos
Icaro Santos Vor Monat
Hand started WAYYY closer to the shift knob on the short shifter run
Kobe Rodriguez
Kobe Rodriguez Vor Monat
I think you put the heat insulation on backwards
Kobe Rodriguez
Kobe Rodriguez Vor Monat
In
Enrique Sanjurjo
Enrique Sanjurjo Vor Monat
How to drastically lower the lifespan of your gearbox and clutch in exchange of looking a bit more like moronic driver hahaha
Enrique Sanjurjo
Enrique Sanjurjo Vor Monat
Dropping bolts into car's moving parts... Best mechanic practices [ironic mode on]
zoe jordan
zoe jordan Vor Monat
The strong reason why you feel all the mechanical click and performance shift feels is because of the new bushings..
Suzhou Chen
Suzhou Chen Vor Monat
11:25 a short shifter would be pointless if your foot is that slow on clutch. XD
DSQueenie
DSQueenie Vor Monat
3:05 wait that’s it?
LazerLord10
LazerLord10 Vor Monat
Meanwhile my biggest bottleneck is just waiting for the revs to drop from first to second. It takes like 2-3 seconds.
Helladamnleet
Helladamnleet Vor 7 Tage
Maybe get a lighter flywheel?
Jackson Riecken
Jackson Riecken Vor 23 Tage
My 2007 Volvo S40 T5 manual AWD does this too, I think it can be mapped out.
Acdeportivo2
Acdeportivo2 Vor Monat
The rev hang on my 2015 Wrx is just as bad . Only solution I can think of is shifting in lower rpms and enjoy 2-3 gears
down bad
down bad Vor Monat
@LazerLord10 maybe I can be tuned out if it's a feature
LazerLord10
LazerLord10 Vor Monat
@Isaac Salazar Double-whammy for me is that my car has a 'feature' where the idle point changes depending on if the engine is warm or cold, so the revs sometimes drop super fast, and other times not at all. I guess I just need to be more gradual with the clutch from 1st to second.
lazuardi imani
lazuardi imani Vor Monat
why its only measure inches in your tape measurements? no centimeters?
LMAOPictures
LMAOPictures Vor Monat
” it should shorten up our shifts let me show you ” that’s a tounge twister
Sergio Parra
Sergio Parra Vor Monat
who tf is giving this a thumbs down?
JewGhostPDX
JewGhostPDX Vor Monat
Not according to my ex girlfriend. Boom self roast.
Robin Ainscough
Robin Ainscough Vor Monat
No they aren't worth it, in fact they'll like destroy one's transmission sooner. If one wants to shift quickly, get a sequential gearbox with straight cut gears and live with the noise.
Shaswat Das
Shaswat Das Vor Monat
Totally offtopic but can anyone give name of song at 9:26? It's stuck in my mind😭
Turbro Life
Turbro Life Vor Monat
Let’s get shifty with it
melloyellogsxr
melloyellogsxr Vor Monat
Ewww gross, I learned something.
Ashton Coles
Ashton Coles Vor Monat
Ahhh yes. Ad after an ad 😂
Paul Cyr
Paul Cyr Vor Monat
Is there a reason to get a short throw shifter if you don't also get a lighter flywheel? I find that often (especially in my 5 speed) I'm limited by how quickly the car will rev up or down, not how quickly I can shift.
Mike Hock
Mike Hock Vor Monat
Dude I love how donut use to talk about cars! These hedfones tho
David Kusel
David Kusel Vor Monat
It's time to get shifty in here
Hellz Sent
Hellz Sent Vor Monat
4.08 Bro that seat tho
Jassiel Salazar
Jassiel Salazar Vor Monat
Amazing video bro. I wasn’t Sure about changing my shifter to a short shifter but, It looks simple, easy and worth it to do.
ExtremeRacer 879
ExtremeRacer 879 Vor Monat
Yes The short shifter will make shifting more efficient and quicker, even the gearbox will wear less. Everything to say.
Anthony
Anthony Vor Monat
Looks like I'm gettin a short shifter for my SI 😎
it's WraithyY T
it's WraithyY T Vor Monat
Either I'm not shifting into gear or my transmission is broken I can shift from 1 to 5 in 1.52 with stock shifter
Keshan Naicker
Keshan Naicker Vor Monat
Mom: Go and play with the neighbour's kid. *The neighbour's kid* 3:55
MarioMalifi
MarioMalifi Vor Monat
This show makes me happy
ELwasco
ELwasco Vor Monat
im trying to find one for my 89 honda prelude any one got any ideas?
HorrorBsns
HorrorBsns Vor 2 Monate
Short throw in my 01 integra felt good but the addition of a heavy knob made it feel amazing (skunk2 shifter and knob)
paul p
paul p Vor 2 Monate
I bought me a new car for my birthday back in March. Of course its a manual, but to this date I still do not have a short shifter in it. This is the longest I have driven a manual with out one installed. I finally found a company that sells one for this car but they are backordered lol :(
Natasha Oljanuk
Natasha Oljanuk Vor 2 Monate
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kinmin
kinmin Vor 2 Monate
How to shift faster when my car just equipped with paddle shift
Kevin Nunez
Kevin Nunez Vor 2 Monate
Can i have your Miata
deadly player
deadly player Vor 2 Monate
Great video man!
Big John
Big John Vor 2 Monate
I have a 2000 Frontier. Long ass throw. I can still shift him pretty quickly
harrison corey
harrison corey Vor 2 Monate
the shifter on my truck is a foot and a half long so, i dont think im in competition
Kerno
Kerno Vor 2 Monate
Really late, but lets get this shift would have been an awesome intro
Alex Diaconescu
Alex Diaconescu Vor 2 Monate
Tried this on my Bimmer. It worked, but I eventually put back the original one.
轉身射個三分波加橙皮
轉身射個三分波加橙皮 Vor 2 Monate
Any one tells me what’s that zip for?
ASMR James
ASMR James Vor 2 Monate
You need a lightweight flywheel and 6 puck sprung clutch to help the gears switch really fast.
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