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Old 03-16-2020, 08:24 AM   #1
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replacing shifter cables on 2001 Boxster S

I'm thinking about replacing the shifter cables on my Boxster S (136,000 kilometers). The shift action is kinda ropey and imprecise. I had the cables adjusted by a Porsche mechanic which improved things a bit, but I hear these cables stretch over time. Anybody have any experience with this? Is this a proven route to improve shift action in older cars?

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Old 03-16-2020, 09:37 AM   #2
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I'm thinking about replacing the shifter cables on my Boxster S (136,000 kilometers). The shift action is kinda ropey and imprecise. I had the cables adjusted by a Porsche mechanic which improved things a bit, but I hear these cables stretch over time. Anybody have any experience with this? Is this a proven route to improve shift action in older cars?
Yes, it is.
And if you REALLY want to improve shifter feel, couple your new cables with Ben Nenert's (BenAutoDesign) short-shift kit. You'll be glad you did. (I am)
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Old 03-16-2020, 01:47 PM   #3
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Having changed cables then shifter on my current car and just shifter on the previous one, you will probably notice the most effect from the shifter.

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