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Anybody Use the Short Shifter From Schnell?

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Gentlemen -

Was leaning towards pursuing a SSK from B&M, but was alerted that Schnell also offers a SSK. Spoke with the distributors, and it seems that the product is almost identical to the B&M SSK.

Here is the website:


Priced very attractively at $159. Wanted to know if anybody has installed / used the Schnell piece, and what the opinions are - especially relative to the B&M SSK.

Many thanks

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No experience. I would like to put one in at our local work on cars days.

To reduce the shift throw is simple and there are different ways to go about it.

Simply cut an inch off the top of the shift lever like Porsche did with the 2004 Boxster special editon.

Make the bottom of the lever longer like EVO does with an extension that attaches to the bottom of the lever.

Change the pivot point of the lever. This is what B&M/Porsche does. From the picture of the Schnell unit the pivot point has been raised. Nothing new, just a new name.

If you look at the pictures on rennlist I think the Schnell unit is the same as the one from Imec in Japan, just a different color.

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