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Well, I just got #3272 back, after 3 excruciating long weeks, from the dealer. After installing the shift fork, they broke the speed sensor and the 4th gear blocking ring. How, who knows, but every part was on terminal back order. Since they had everything apart I had them install my Tri-Ax and while the shorter throw is great, did anyone elses shifter seem to be a little catchy? It's not real smooth and I was wondering if it just needs time to break in. Also, did anyone elses shift ball go back on backwards? My shift patern is now facing the opposite way.
 

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Kurt it takes a little time for the mechanism to operate smoothly as the grease lubricates all the operating surfaces. I'm not sure what to say about the shift pattern. I use the Steeda handle and my pattern is spot on.
 

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I have had my Tri-Ax installed for about a month and have put about 500 miles on it. It is extremely tight when first installed and will wear in quite fast. Depends on how much you shift. I drive mostly city so I get to shift gears a lot.
 

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I have had one for about a month and I think the "notchy feeling" is just the nature of the beast. You also have to remember that you no longer have the "rubber mush-a-later" (isolator) in place and that would block some of the feel. I can not stand driving my wifes (#2551) anymore its like driving a grandma mobile. Also on the shift knob direction, mine is perfect. I would unscrew your shift knob all the way and pull up on the leather shift boot, then tighten the shift knob back down until snug and straight (make sure it has anti-siez on the threads)
 

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Thanks for the input. Guess I'll have to go and break it in tonight. :grin: hehehe
 

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This is interesting because I only drove mine for a week after installing the tri-ax and then she went into storage. Looks like I have a break-in period to look forward to next spring. My impression was that even tho the tri-ax was "clickier" it also felt more "there" so I don't mind the clickiness. But maybe that will lessen as it breaks in?
 

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Well, unfortunately I had the dealer install mine and I think I'm going to take everything apart again this weekend to check things over. I'm very anal and paranoid when it comes to my car and I just don't get a warm and fuzzy with their install. I don't think they adjusted the stop bolts right either and I know they didn't put the handle in the holes that I asked them too. I'll let you know my impressions again after I go through everything myself.
 
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