[BiturboS4] new mods installed...
Marc A. Abernethy
abernethy at lotteryusa.com
Wed Oct 16 22:38:28 EDT 2002
I also have the Strat short shift kit. I had problems with reverse being
difficult. Someone on the list told me that the shift level should be just
slightly leaning to the passenger side. I went back and readjusted it. No
Works great. I don't think is is any faster to shift than stock but it is more
Philip Pace wrote:
> Awesome- congrats!!!
> --- California Fields <cfields72 at hotmail.com> wrote:
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> > Just installed the Stratmosphere short-shift kit over the weekend. It was
> > fairly straightforward although it did take me about 3 hours total to get
> > through it. I'm sure I could to it in about an hour if I had to do it again.
> > It shifts fairly well. Definitely stiffer and has more resistance than the
> > stock. Gates feel a little narrower and reverse takes some effort, but the
> > shorter throws are very nice. I can't compare to the Tanoga or UUC because I
> > haven't tried them.
> > Also, just got the GIAC-X chip (complete ECU, M box for 2001) today and
> > installed it over lunch. My VAG-COM indicated no error codes and the engine
> > appears to run the same...except, of course, for an insane amount of
> > increased
> > power. I haven't had time to really test it out, but the increased torque
> > from about 1,500 rpm through 3,000 is DEFINITELY noticeable - even under part
> > throttle. My first impression was that the power feels to taper off about
> > 4000 rpm, but that's probably because the insane torque is felt down low very
> > early. We'll see....
> > My A-pillar boost gauge should arrive today from AWE. I'll post on how that
> > goes. Also have my Miltek 3" cat-back in the garage waiting to be mounted.
> > Can't wait to meet up again with the 2002 M3 convertible that smoked me last
> > week. I'm curious to see what happens next time. The WRX wagon that I
> > squeaked by from 30 mph-100mph the week prior will be dust if I see him
> > again!
> > :)
> > All for now, Carter.
> > ------------------------------
> > Carter Fields, San Francisco
> > 2001.5
> > GIAC X chip
> > Miltek 3" cat-back
> > Stratmosphere short-shifter
> > AWE A-pillar boost gauge
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