Is a Short Shifter Worth It?

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3 muaj më parë

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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.
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Donut Media
Donut Media 3 muaj më parë
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Cal Jennings
Cal Jennings Muaj më parë
Yes, I watch your videos. Haha
mrpmj00
mrpmj00 Muaj më parë
Doesn't a short shifter feel heavier than stock?
Eduardo Maia Leite
Eduardo Maia Leite 2 muaj më parë
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 3 muaj më parë
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 3 muaj më parë
You guys should do a tutorial on shifting for beginners, that would be helpful
Greg Polyakov
Greg Polyakov 23 orë më parë
*installs short throw shifter* *installs longer shift knob rendering the shifter useless*
Josel Angeles
Josel Angeles 3 ditë më parë
What’s the shiftknob brand
T G
T G 3 ditë më parë
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 5 ditë më parë
Absolutely worth it !!!! Easier shifts too.
FuryQueen380
FuryQueen380 7 ditë më parë
6:21 I want the M12 tool mount on the wall in the garage
Christopher Vick
Christopher Vick 7 ditë më parë
Shift happens.
Jeffrey Espinal
Jeffrey Espinal 7 ditë më parë
Wish changing mine was as easy
Kenneth Williams
Kenneth Williams 8 ditë më parë
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 10 ditë më parë
Hell yes. One of the most effective, easiest to install, and cheapest mods that won’t effect your warranty.
t0e
t0e 13 ditë më parë
Anyone know what that white shifter is?
EdieDa SAVAGE123
EdieDa SAVAGE123 14 ditë më parë
One of my favorite host
JannyUK
JannyUK 15 ditë më parë
How about a video gear/shift knob? If certain ones are better? Heavier? Longer?
Cristian Salas
Cristian Salas 15 ditë më parë
You should do a video going corn fuel 🌽
Sander Weide
Sander Weide 15 ditë më parë
Let's get shifty ~Rick Sanchez
Wyit 54
Wyit 54 15 ditë më parë
Sally sells short throw shifters down by the sea shore
Rowen Akers
Rowen Akers 15 ditë më parë
You can call it what you want but the shifter is a dildo
Melvin The Rooster
Melvin The Rooster 16 ditë më parë
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 16 ditë më parë
Yoo where can I buy that donut deck i saw it in the background looks lit
jakov
jakov 17 ditë më parë
next mod miata seats
Chris Pad
Chris Pad 17 ditë më parë
He Reminds me of a Paul walker
SBG Cinematics
SBG Cinematics 18 ditë më parë
Woah at 1:50 he looks like Peter McKinnon!!
Steven Goerdat
Steven Goerdat 18 ditë më parë
"Let's do this SHIFT"😂
Aaqib Hassan
Aaqib Hassan 18 ditë më parë
But the short shifter looks taller than the old one
Sergej Nadaždin
Sergej Nadaždin 19 ditë më parë
Are you willing to sell that Donut skate in the background?
radioactive potato
radioactive potato 19 ditë më parë
The miata stock shifter that was smaller then the short shifter: You have become what you wanted to destroy.
HyuYang
HyuYang 19 ditë më parë
4:02
opeboi
opeboi 21 ditë më parë
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 21 ditë më parë
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 21 ditë më parë
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 21 ditë më parë
Why did he look so blowed at the begining
justin preddie
justin preddie 22 ditë më parë
Instructions unclear, why does my car sound like that now?
Asmodeus
Asmodeus 22 ditë më parë
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 22 ditë më parë
Time to 'Get Shifty'
Angelica Lopez
Angelica Lopez 23 ditë më parë
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 23 ditë më parë
i love this miata build
Ricardo Alexandre
Ricardo Alexandre 24 ditë më parë
Thank you I needed this
ExtremePlayer28
ExtremePlayer28 24 ditë më parë
3:59 Everyone’s car
Pizza Boi
Pizza Boi 25 ditë më parë
"When you drive a car you shift a lot!" *laughs in Regera*
tortuga _
tortuga _ 25 ditë më parë
I didn’t get it until he made the engine noises
Alton Caldwell
Alton Caldwell 25 ditë më parë
3:53 basically the jist of the video
Michael Gray
Michael Gray 26 ditë më parë
Short throw on a Miata is pointless
Troy McNamara
Troy McNamara 27 ditë më parë
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 27 ditë më parë
Peep the camera equipment buckled in.
Alex Hunniford
Alex Hunniford 29 ditë më parë
Quarantine got me finna depressed
ImStian
ImStian 29 ditë më parë
just drive an automatic, you shift instantly
Nils Kernen
Nils Kernen Muaj më parë
Min 4.9 what the Frick happened to your seat
John Nickel
John Nickel Muaj më parë
Zach reminds me so much of my nephew lol
KckDwn
KckDwn Muaj më parë
3:53 this is why we watch...
Ryan Peck
Ryan Peck Muaj më parë
Seriously reduced a big percentage of the improvement by putting a longer shift knob on there...wtf
LEEH4NC
LEEH4NC Muaj më parë
automatic boiz crying rn
Cup of Joe
Cup of Joe Muaj më parë
He would've been ok measuring new throw with a different shift knob.
PLAY TANIYEL!
PLAY TANIYEL! Muaj më parë
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 Muaj më parë
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 Muaj më parë
This show makes me wanna drop out of my aviation program and transfer to an automotive program
TheBruise XJ
TheBruise XJ Muaj më parë
stuck under the hood of your project car Me: *looks at curb/driveway/garage full of project vehicles* "haha yeah :("
Bishh Boy
Bishh Boy Muaj më parë
What drugs are you on
Matteo p
Matteo p Muaj më parë
Why not installing a sequential transmission
McThePopCornPig
McThePopCornPig Muaj më parë
Let’s get shwifty
Christopher Bona
Christopher Bona Muaj më parë
The opening shoulda been " let's get shifty with it "
Joshua Gee
Joshua Gee Muaj më parë
The grind into 2nd gear 😭😭
Icaro Santos
Icaro Santos Muaj më parë
Hand started WAYYY closer to the shift knob on the short shifter run
Kobe Rodriguez
Kobe Rodriguez Muaj më parë
I think you put the heat insulation on backwards
Kobe Rodriguez
Kobe Rodriguez Muaj më parë
In
Enrique Sanjurjo
Enrique Sanjurjo Muaj më parë
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 Muaj më parë
Dropping bolts into car's moving parts... Best mechanic practices [ironic mode on]
zoe jordan
zoe jordan Muaj më parë
The strong reason why you feel all the mechanical click and performance shift feels is because of the new bushings..
Suzhou Chen
Suzhou Chen Muaj më parë
11:25 a short shifter would be pointless if your foot is that slow on clutch. XD
DSQueenie
DSQueenie Muaj më parë
3:05 wait that’s it?
LazerLord10
LazerLord10 Muaj më parë
Meanwhile my biggest bottleneck is just waiting for the revs to drop from first to second. It takes like 2-3 seconds.
Helladamnleet
Helladamnleet 9 ditë më parë
Maybe get a lighter flywheel?
Jackson Riecken
Jackson Riecken 25 ditë më parë
My 2007 Volvo S40 T5 manual AWD does this too, I think it can be mapped out.
Acdeportivo2
Acdeportivo2 Muaj më parë
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 Muaj më parë
@LazerLord10 maybe I can be tuned out if it's a feature
LazerLord10
LazerLord10 Muaj më parë
@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 Muaj më parë
why its only measure inches in your tape measurements? no centimeters?
LMAOPictures
LMAOPictures Muaj më parë
” it should shorten up our shifts let me show you ” that’s a tounge twister
Sergio Parra
Sergio Parra Muaj më parë
who tf is giving this a thumbs down?
JewGhostPDX
JewGhostPDX Muaj më parë
Not according to my ex girlfriend. Boom self roast.
Robin Ainscough
Robin Ainscough Muaj më parë
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 Muaj më parë
Totally offtopic but can anyone give name of song at 9:26? It's stuck in my mind😭
Turbro Life
Turbro Life Muaj më parë
Let’s get shifty with it
melloyellogsxr
melloyellogsxr Muaj më parë
Ewww gross, I learned something.
Ashton Coles
Ashton Coles Muaj më parë
Ahhh yes. Ad after an ad 😂
Paul Cyr
Paul Cyr Muaj më parë
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 Muaj më parë
Dude I love how donut use to talk about cars! These hedfones tho
David Kusel
David Kusel Muaj më parë
It's time to get shifty in here
Hellz Sent
Hellz Sent Muaj më parë
4.08 Bro that seat tho
Jassiel Salazar
Jassiel Salazar Muaj më parë
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 Muaj më parë
Yes The short shifter will make shifting more efficient and quicker, even the gearbox will wear less. Everything to say.
Anthony
Anthony Muaj më parë
Looks like I'm gettin a short shifter for my SI 😎
it's WraithyY T
it's WraithyY T Muaj më parë
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 Muaj më parë
Mom: Go and play with the neighbour's kid. *The neighbour's kid* 3:55
MarioMalifi
MarioMalifi Muaj më parë
This show makes me happy
ELwasco
ELwasco 2 muaj më parë
im trying to find one for my 89 honda prelude any one got any ideas?
HorrorBsns
HorrorBsns 2 muaj më parë
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 2 muaj më parë
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 2 muaj më parë
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kinmin
kinmin 2 muaj më parë
How to shift faster when my car just equipped with paddle shift
Kevin Nunez
Kevin Nunez 2 muaj më parë
Can i have your Miata
deadly player
deadly player 2 muaj më parë
Great video man!
Big John
Big John 2 muaj më parë
I have a 2000 Frontier. Long ass throw. I can still shift him pretty quickly
harrison corey
harrison corey 2 muaj më parë
the shifter on my truck is a foot and a half long so, i dont think im in competition
Kerno
Kerno 2 muaj më parë
Really late, but lets get this shift would have been an awesome intro
Alex Diaconescu
Alex Diaconescu 2 muaj më parë
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 2 muaj më parë
Any one tells me what’s that zip for?
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