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Will the OEM 986 S short shifter fit a 996?

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I'm interested in purchasing a short shift kit for my '03 996 C2 and it will probably be either the B&M or the OEM kit for the 996. My only concern is that the 35 to 37% reduction in throws may be too much.

I am curious about the new short shift kit available for the "550 spyder" limited edition Boxster S which claims a reduction of only 15%. I know the Boxster S and the 996 use the same tranny so wouldn't it fit? As anyone considered this option.

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No one I have spoken to knows what will be in the 550 or if the 15% is a marketing error. Can't wait until I see the first one as it will take me a minute to figure out what is in there. If it is really only 15% and it is the B&M/ OEM type that replaces the shift lever then I could not see why it you not work with any current Porsche model. Stay tuned.

You could also consider the EVO unit. The reduction is less than B&M. I forget what the claimed reduction is. Jeff

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yes it fits

What is the source of this statement and what information, if any, do you have on the claimed 15% reduction?

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