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Old 09-16-2019, 10:44 AM   #681
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Try that "wetransfer" link : https://wetransfer.com/downloads/d137d3a60625e5434cb7c77e8ac89e3520190916174325/bdfd83

It should work, it's a PDF with instructions

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Old 09-16-2019, 12:48 PM   #682
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it's a 10mm hole, I can't tell you what that equals too in inches :/

I'll try something to post the instructions here
The existing hole is 10mm but the bolt you provide is larger than that so the existing hole has to be enlarged . I provided the info to what I had to do I suggest anyone else to measure the OD of the bolt and drill accordingly .
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Online conversion charts state 12MM is equal to 15/32 .
Mine said that 15/32 was slightly smaller and since the whole point of the lever is to minimise slack I thought I had better ask, I am nervous that a 12mm drill bit on plastic may come out slightly more, I'll keep the speed down or maybe drill smaller and ream it out.

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Mine said that 15/32 was slightly smaller and since the whole point of the lever is to minimise slack I thought I had better ask, I am nervous that a 12mm drill bit on plastic may come out slightly more, I'll keep the speed down or maybe drill smaller and ream it out.

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If you can take any scrap plastic you might have and drill the 12mm hole and check for fitment . If too large then your idea of drilling smaller and reaming out is a good one . In my case 15/32 was tight I had to work the bolt to get it in which is what I wanted to eliminate any excess play .
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Old 09-18-2019, 10:15 AM   #685
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Hi guys, have you been able to download the instructions from Wetransfer ?

Yes, the hole is already 10mm with two flat spots. You have to remove the flat spots, then drill further at 10mm to make room for the long bolt.
It's how I intended to work, but it might be just fine if you drill it at 12mm and let the bolt go through !
The problem I see with that is that the nut won't be tight, and if you try to tighten it too much it will bend or break the plastic base.

Drilled at 10mm


Bolt goes through but stops on the first plastic wall :


Nut is tight against the wall that is against the bolt' shoulder, there is no play.


I hope it's clearer now
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Old 10-04-2019, 01:51 PM   #686
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Whatís the feedback on this?
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Old 10-04-2019, 03:09 PM   #687
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Whatís the feedback on this?


My install of the side lever has tightened up the side to side play in the shifter when in gear. Iím using in conjunction with Benís ball bearing SS, and I am very satisfied.


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Try that "wetransfer" link : https://wetransfer.com/downloads/d137d3a60625e5434cb7c77e8ac89e3520190916174325/bdfd83

It should work, it's a PDF with instructions
The file is no longer available. Maybe you can put it on mega.nz or something else.

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I haven't got near this yet, I may wait now until I go home as I have a large garage I keep it in for the winter. In the summer it is parked outside where I live while working in UK.
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Available exclusivley in the USA through uniWerks Design. :-)

https://uniwerksdesign.com/product/bens-porsche-996-986-short-shifter/

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I haven't got near this yet, I may wait now until I go home as I have a large garage I keep it in for the winter. In the summer it is parked outside where I live while working in UK.
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Just received an email from Chris with the install instructions , very quick service I have purchased another shifter housing so I plan on doing the bench work this weekend . I am going to take this opportunity to strip my console down and paint it silver to match the car .

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Old 10-06-2019, 07:22 PM   #692
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I ordered the new part this evening. Since it's just coming down the Thru-way a couple hundred miles, I hope to have it in a few days. If so I'll have it in by the weekend and report back how well it works to clean up the side to side movement of Ben's shifter. I'm expecting a new center console to arrive this week as well. I might as well put them both in at the same time.
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Old 10-07-2019, 10:21 AM   #693
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Thanks guys for the feedbacks

I'm sure you'll like it Tommy !

Thanks SmallBlock454 for the reminder, I'll fix that !


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Well put the part in today. Took me about an hour to remove the shifter and put the part in. I already had Ben's short shifter. I took the whole kit out of the cradle. Shifter, bearing cups and old parts. Pro tip, when putting everything back together put the new part and shifter in together. DO NOT bolt the new piece in until the shift lever and new piece are mated together. You can not get the shift lever into the cradle if you bolt the new piece in first.

Anyways it went pretty smooth. Chris sent me a PDF email of the directions. The new part really cleaned the side to side slop of the factory part. There is still a little play but, it is easy to see it's coming thru the cables. Probably caused by some slop on the transmission connections. I'll have to take a look at that at some point. I'm happy overall, I just hope it stays this way for a while before I have to change the insert. It looks like it will be a complete teardown to change the insert.
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Thank you for your feedback !

It is a bit more involved than just the shifter, yes !
How long did it take you ?




I'm working on a new prototype shifter, it will not use the Porsche shift knob but will fit any aftermarket shift knob !

Here is the first piece of the puzzle :



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Hey Ben,

If you need anyone to thoroughly test your new shifter in a racecar setting, let me know! :P
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Old 01-22-2020, 05:47 AM   #697
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Well put the part in today. Took me about an hour to remove the shifter and put the part in. I already had Ben's short shifter. I took the whole kit out of the cradle. Shifter, bearing cups and old parts. Pro tip, when putting everything back together put the new part and shifter in together. DO NOT bolt the new piece in until the shift lever and new piece are mated together. You can not get the shift lever into the cradle if you bolt the new piece in first.



Anyways it went pretty smooth. Chris sent me a PDF email of the directions. The new part really cleaned the side to side slop of the factory part. There is still a little play but, it is easy to see it's coming thru the cables. Probably caused by some slop on the transmission connections. I'll have to take a look at that at some point. I'm happy overall, I just hope it stays this way for a while before I have to change the insert. It looks like it will be a complete teardown to change the insert.
Are there no instructions included with the part? Mine arrived yesterday, but I haven't opened the package yet. I currently have the shifter exposed because I just replaced cables. Do I need to remove the "cradle" from the car to install this side peice?

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The file is no longer available. Maybe you can put it on mega.nz or something else.



Does anyone have these instructions they could post, or send to me?

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Here's a link to the install instructions for the side lever.

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Does anyone have these instructions they could post, or send to me?

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I have the PDF. PM me your email and I'll send it to you.

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