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Old 02-20-2011, 03:55 AM   #1
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Pistol Grip Shifter with Tap Shift Review

SO I was very excited to see that my shifter had arrived yesterday afternoon. Quick shipping made this very fast to recieve. I opened it up to inspect the shifter. It looks really nice and fits my hand perfect. Feels a bit heavier than the stock shifter but im not complaining. It feels like its made of good quality parts and very sturdy. Me and my buddy got together to help me install the shifter. Took a good hour to install. Everything was simple except for the part where you extract the pin from the connecter. Once we finished, I took my car out for a drive and man let me tell you, it was extremly fun driving with the new tap shifter. Holding it comfortable and pivoting to switch gears is fun and easy. It is definitly a whole lot easier to take those turns with the tap buttons on the shifter. This makes my car almost feel like a new ride. I highly recommend this to us L99 owners. You will not regret this purchase! Thanks CFD for a job well done. Here is the link to the instructions on how to install: http://www.cartersfabanddesign.com/carters_011.htm






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Old 02-20-2011, 03:59 AM   #2
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Looks pretty nice! Do you think the installation is doable for a noob like Revo1?
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Old 02-20-2011, 04:17 AM   #3
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Looks pretty nice! Do you think the installation is doable for a noob like Revo1?
I think so, I mean I consider myself a noob too and I did it ha. Here is the link to the instructions on how to install: http://www.cartersfabanddesign.com/carters_011.htm
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Old 02-20-2011, 06:19 AM   #4
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That thing is f'n HUGE
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Old 02-20-2011, 07:18 AM   #5
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SO I was very excited to see that my shifter had arrived yesterday afternoon. Quick shipping made this very fast to recieve. I opened it up to inspect the shifter. It looks really nice and fits my hand perfect. Feels a bit heavier than the stock shifter but im not complaining. It feels like its made of good quality parts and very sturdy. Me and my buddy got together to help me install the shifter. Took a good hour to install. Everything was simple except for the part where you extract the pin from the connecter. Once we finished, I took my car out for a drive and man let me tell you, it was extremly fun driving with the new tap shifter. Holding it comfortable and pivoting to switch gears is fun and easy. It is definitly a whole lot easier to take those turns with the tap buttons on the shifter. This makes my car almost feel like a new ride. I highly recommend this to us L99 owners. You will not regret this purchase! Thanks CFD for a job well done. Here is the link to the instructions on how to install: http://www.cartersfabanddesign.com/carters_011.htm






If your interested in where to purchase these, here is the link to the vendor:
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Thanks for the great review, glad you're liking it.
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Old 02-20-2011, 07:22 AM   #6
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That thing is f'n HUGE
I've heard this before in an older thread, for some reason they look big when photo'd but in reality is not. It measures about 1/2 inch taller than the stock shifter. Here is a side by side photo, also realize that the stock shifter pictured has been stripped of one layer of plastic and the leather cover.
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Old 02-20-2011, 10:38 AM   #7
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That thing is f'n HUGE
That's what she said hah! I just had to. Like CFD said it's only half inch bigger & it feels good in your hand, not like that but comfortable. The size is perfect in my opinion for this kind of shifter.
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Don't lynch me, but I wonder if we could make this one work...http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/10...r-shifter.html
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