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    Default Shift kit differences

    I'm looking into installing a shift kit. I've seen the ones from Thrasher and Transgo for around $100 and the one from ZZP for $19.99. I'm just curious why the ZZP one is so cheap.
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    dont know where your looking but the trasgo kit is 35 bucks on ebay. zzp kit is trash. plastic parts. who needs that bs?

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    Yup just picked up the transgo kit for 32.95 on eBay last week. Everybody seems really happy with them and for that price why mess with anything else.
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    ok thanks for the info
    00 Black GT - KYB AGXs, Eibach Springs, GMPP Sway bars, Flowmaster 40s, 4500k HID - Totaled
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    Default Re: Shift kit differences

    When you go to install it, don't forget which diff lines go where, or you can really ream the holes with the wrong sized tubes.

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    Default Re: Shift kit differences

    I have used Transgo with no issues, Don't expect miracles from the kits though. Might want to install this at the same time, its cheap enough.

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    Default Re: Shift kit differences

    I currently have the ZZP PCM and I like how much harder the shifts with that but I want them a little firmer and quicker. I was looking into the shift kit from Intense. I was curious if having really firm shifts is more damaging to the transmission, I've never really dealt with transmission mods before.
    00 Black GT - KYB AGXs, Eibach Springs, GMPP Sway bars, Flowmaster 40s, 4500k HID - Totaled
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    00 Red GT - Stock for now

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    Trans go is the best kit IMO. The kits are tougher on the hard parts but help the clutches. It may also help the delayed shift and slamming into gear. you don't want to go too firm on a stock transmission.
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    Default Re: Shift kit differences

    Does the Transgo kit allow you to choose from different firmnesses?
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    02 Black GT - KYB GR2s, Eibach Springs, GMPP Sway bars, 4500k HID w/projectors - Seized and Crushed
    00 Red GT - Stock for now

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    Default Re: Shift kit differences

    In a way, yes you are play with it a little bit.

    Different spring combo and different spacer length can determine the firmness but honestly it's not a huge difference.

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    Transgo kit is nice. I got the one from intense because I already had an order going out with them. No complaints about it. Included scrub pad and grease etc
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    I prefer the transgo, just donít like zzpís plastic spacers. The shift kit is more like preventable maintenance then a performance mod, or maintenance if your trans is already starting to slip.

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