Is a Short Shifter Worth It?

2020 5 اوت
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This week on Money Pit, we’re replacing the 26 year old oem shifter with a Short Shifter. Along the way we’ll take a look at how short shifters actually make shifts shorter and we’ll see if it’s a worthy mod.
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  • The first 100 people to go to are going to get unlimited access for 1 week to try it out. You’ll also get 25% off if you want the full membership!

    Donut MediaDonut Mediaپیش 5 ماه
    • Yes, I watch your videos. Haha

      Cal JenningsCal Jenningsپیش 3 ماه
    • Doesn't a short shifter feel heavier than stock?

      mrpmj00mrpmj00پیش 3 ماه
    • Dude, you changed where the heat shielding schold be. I don't know, but i think that the heat will come off the transmission and damage the shift boot, and it needs to be mounted below the shift boot to prevent that.

      Eduardo Maia LeiteEduardo Maia Leiteپیش 4 ماه
    • I know u gotta f body man. Put a tick performance short throw shifter in it. You wont be dissapointed. Just put one in my trans am and I love it

      Morning star GarageMorning star Garageپیش 5 ماه
    • You guys should do a tutorial on shifting for beginners, that would be helpful

      Josh RomneyJosh Romneyپیش 5 ماه
  • Question, could you not just pull your bolts from the stock shifter, find the tpi and pitch and whatnot, then get longer bolts, throw some washers under it to raise the falcrum position? Or would that cause issues sealing?

    malcanater007malcanater007پیش 15 ساعت
  • I understand trying to avoid getting schwifty for that intro.

    RustytheFoxCoonRustytheFoxCoonپیش 19 ساعت
  • Please make a video swapping out an automatic transmission with a manual.

    gheeshingheeshinپیش روز
  • I run a short throw dipstick on my 99 civic hatchback

    ace_v290ace_v290پیش 2 روز
  • 0:23 BrAiN.ExE.ErrOr

    Gorm TechGorm Techپیش 3 روز
  • What happened to science garage

    Schurtz FielderSchurtz Fielderپیش 4 روز
  • I drive automatic

    Mickey KolhornMickey Kolhornپیش 4 روز
  • At 4:00 mark , when he said "BR:";#;_;AMAA" I felt that.

    Tony AburtoTony Aburtoپیش 8 روز
  • What kind of shift knob is that?

    ElijahElijahپیش 8 روز
  • 4:35 anyone knows what diecast is that? I want one lol

    Big DeenBig Deenپیش 11 روز
  • 1,77 seconds is a great time for 5speed shifting. I only made a 1,97 on my 5speed audi with a stock shifter😂 never got it right twice though

    Stefan AuneStefan Auneپیش 11 روز
  • 6:00 why is there a foot there?

    The Luigi DuckThe Luigi Duckپیش 11 روز
  • Shoulda said lets get shifty lol

    Inhuman FilthInhuman Filthپیش 15 روز
  • If your rev hang is kind of high, won’t this have minimal impact? Asking because i think I’d like to put a short throw kit in my 2006 Impreza (na) but I’m usually done shifting and waiting for revs to drop before i let clutch out anyways. I just don’t feel like the shifting itself is the limiting factor.

    Nathan BenjaminNathan Benjaminپیش 17 روز
  • next time I will watch this video, I'll count how many times you use the word "shifter" 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

    E. FoE. Foپیش 17 روز
  • Wasn't worth it on my WRX, ended up having to replace it because it kept giving me problems.

    Ninety Four MotoNinety Four Motoپیش 19 روز
  • The Brad Leone of the car world

    Charles BellCharles Bellپیش 27 روز
  • The real question is did u actuall drop all 3 in their is whats important 🤔 😏 👀 😌

    Cooper MoretonCooper Moretonپیش 29 روز
  • We need a short throw shifter for our miata, where did you get yours?

    Michael IgnatovichMichael Ignatovichپیش ماه
  • Gotta keep that smile on ur

    Enrique RodriguezEnrique Rodriguezپیش ماه
  • An inch off your shift travel length doesn’t mean much if u shift lightning fast

    87Fox87Foxپیش ماه
  • Anybody have a clue what shift knobs he is using?

    Harrison OrmesHarrison Ormesپیش ماه
  • The guy that put a short shifter on my WRX was a fucking idiot. Had to take that shit back to factory to get it to shift correctly. No fucking clue how he jacked it up.

    Ninety Four MotoNinety Four Motoپیش ماه
  • is a new shifter knob worth it? we'll never know because he changed it off-screen lmao

    Justin SarvelaJustin Sarvelaپیش ماه
  • Yes short throw shifters get rid of the time needed to shift gears, but I still wanna sound as smooth as a symphony, I don't wanna be a savage and shift like this 4:02

    Zaid AlmaaitaZaid Almaaitaپیش ماه
  • Schwifty

    KonstantinKonstantinپیش ماه
  • Where did you get that gear knob from ?

    Laurence De vriesLaurence De vriesپیش ماه
  • Who else likes manuel more then auto

    GC faresjoumaaGC faresjoumaaپیش ماه
  • Ive got a Hurst short throw shifter in my VE Commodore SSV (pontiac G8) and its night and day difference compared to stock. Worth its weight in gold.

    MickeyDeeMickeyDeeپیش ماه
  • I thought he was dying when he was demonstrating the timing of shifts between short throw shifters and long throw shifters

    Retarded DripRetarded Dripپیش ماه
  • Man your Dash looks AWESOME

    FlyssaFlyssaپیش ماه
  • My girlfriend said she hated my short shifter. Bruh i dont even own a car 😂🤣😂🤣. . . wait

    Dusty WaterDusty Waterپیش ماه
  • shorter shift is not good if u want to sit on it

    Marco RamosMarco Ramosپیش ماه
  • Lets get shiftyyyyy lets get shiftyyy in hereeee

    Enno and NimieEnno and Nimieپیش ماه
  • 3:55 now i understand thanks for that that really strengthen my knowledge

    Ethan SupnetEthan Supnetپیش ماه
  • i got an add while i was watching donut media's sponsor add...

    Mohammad SaneeMohammad Saneeپیش ماه
  • *installs short throw shifter* *installs longer shift knob rendering the shifter useless*

    Greg PolyakovGreg Polyakovپیش ماه
  • What’s the shiftknob brand

    Josel AngelesJosel Angelesپیش ماه
  • I'm jealous of how easily that center console comes out. I drive a 500 abarth and there's like a bajiznilitillion screwes holding that thing in

    T GT Gپیش ماه
  • Absolutely worth it !!!! Easier shifts too.

    J DJ Dپیش ماه
  • 6:21 I want the M12 tool mount on the wall in the garage

    FuryQueen380FuryQueen380پیش 2 ماه
  • Shift happens.

    Christopher VickChristopher Vickپیش 2 ماه
  • Wish changing mine was as easy

    Jeffrey EspinalJeffrey Espinalپیش 2 ماه
  • What about a hearse shift? Not sure if that is the correct name but it's the one where it basically just shifts by going straight back and up to downshift? Maybe you could help us understand what double clutching is.

    Kenneth WilliamsKenneth Williamsپیش 2 ماه
  • Hell yes. One of the most effective, easiest to install, and cheapest mods that won’t effect your warranty.

    TrumpTrumpپیش 2 ماه
  • Anyone know what that white shifter is?

    t0et0eپیش 2 ماه
  • One of my favorite host

    EdieDa SAVAGE123EdieDa SAVAGE123پیش 2 ماه
  • How about a video gear/shift knob? If certain ones are better? Heavier? Longer?

    JannyUKJannyUKپیش 2 ماه
  • You should do a video going corn fuel 🌽

    Cristian SalasCristian Salasپیش 2 ماه
  • Let's get shifty ~Rick Sanchez

    Sander WeideSander Weideپیش 2 ماه
  • Sally sells short throw shifters down by the sea shore

    Wyit 54Wyit 54پیش 2 ماه
  • You can call it what you want but the shifter is a dildo

    Rowen AkersRowen Akersپیش 2 ماه
  • Every time I see something on this channel what seems cool for my car I see the price and realize that ain’t happenin

    Lost EyeLost Eyeپیش 2 ماه
  • Yoo where can I buy that donut deck i saw it in the background looks lit

    HacioxHacioxپیش 2 ماه
  • next mod miata seats

    jakovjakovپیش 2 ماه
  • He Reminds me of a Paul walker

    Chris PadChris Padپیش 2 ماه
  • Woah at 1:50 he looks like Peter McKinnon!!

    SBG CinematicsSBG Cinematicsپیش 2 ماه
  • "Let's do this SHIFT"😂

    Steven GoerdatSteven Goerdatپیش 2 ماه
  • But the short shifter looks taller than the old one

    Aaqib HassanAaqib Hassanپیش 2 ماه
  • Are you willing to sell that Donut skate in the background?

    Sergej NadaždinSergej Nadaždinپیش 2 ماه
  • The miata stock shifter that was smaller then the short shifter: You have become what you wanted to destroy.

    radioactive potatoradioactive potatoپیش 2 ماه
  • 4:02

    HyuYangHyuYangپیش 2 ماه
  • This channel is very interesting to me and I always feel like I learn something while also being entertained, I wish school was as engaging as this for me so I would actually do good in class lol.

    opeboiopeboiپیش 2 ماه
  • 2:45 maybe wanna get some new seats 💺 bud... it’s kinda looking a little pre-owned if you know what I mean

    Th3 ChargerTh3 Chargerپیش 2 ماه
  • This is great, for the feel it’s the greatest mod. Combine this with a gear lever extension and you feel the connection there!

    Nathan WeberNathan Weberپیش 2 ماه
  • Why did he look so blowed at the begining

    E - ThangsE - Thangsپیش 2 ماه
  • Instructions unclear, why does my car sound like that now?

    justin preddiejustin preddieپیش 2 ماه
  • I'll stick with my Looooong one. I like my blue truck and the shifter was a good foot and half long. Had to be since the shifter came out of the floorboard almost below my knee.

    AsmodeusAsmodeusپیش 2 ماه
  • Time to 'Get Shifty'

    AsmodeusAsmodeusپیش 2 ماه
  • Meanwhile my biggest bottleneck is just waiting for the revs to drop from first to second. It takes like 2-3 seconds.

    Angelica LopezAngelica Lopezپیش 2 ماه
  • i love this miata build

    War DogWar Dogپیش 2 ماه
  • Thank you I needed this

    Ricardo AlexandreRicardo Alexandreپیش 2 ماه
  • 3:59 Everyone’s car

    ExtremePlayer28ExtremePlayer28پیش 2 ماه
  • "When you drive a car you shift a lot!" *laughs in Regera*

    Pizza BoiPizza Boiپیش 2 ماه
  • I didn’t get it until he made the engine noises

    tortuga _tortuga _پیش 2 ماه
  • 3:53 basically the jist of the video

    Alton CaldwellAlton Caldwellپیش 2 ماه
  • Short throw on a Miata is pointless

    E30 MikeyE30 Mikeyپیش 2 ماه
  • I'd be interested to see you get the car appraised and see what it's valued at. Show how much of a "money pit" it really is! lol

    Troy McNamaraTroy McNamaraپیش 2 ماه
  • Peep the camera equipment buckled in.

    Juan CisnerosJuan Cisnerosپیش 2 ماه
  • Quarantine got me finna depressed

    Alex HunnifordAlex Hunnifordپیش 2 ماه
  • just drive an automatic, you shift instantly

    ImStianImStianپیش 2 ماه
  • Min 4.9 what the Frick happened to your seat

    Nils KernenNils Kernenپیش 2 ماه
  • Zach reminds me so much of my nephew lol

    John NickelJohn Nickelپیش 2 ماه
  • 3:53 this is why we watch...

    KckDwnKckDwnپیش 2 ماه
  • Seriously reduced a big percentage of the improvement by putting a longer shift knob on

    Ryan PeckRyan Peckپیش 2 ماه
  • automatic boiz crying rn

    Leehan CatipayLeehan Catipayپیش 2 ماه
  • He would've been ok measuring new throw with a different shift knob.

    Cup of JoeCup of Joeپیش 2 ماه
  • Guys, in italy i can't find them, i can find only L short shifters that I hyto install in the engine...

  • I put a short shifter in my 02 Z28 and I'm not sure I'm any faster but it sure does have a better feel to shifting!!

    Justin HolmesJustin Holmesپیش 2 ماه
  • This show makes me wanna drop out of my aviation program and transfer to an automotive program

    KroamsKroamsپیش 2 ماه
  • stuck under the hood of your project car Me: *looks at curb/driveway/garage full of project vehicles* "haha yeah :("

    TheBruise XJTheBruise XJپیش 2 ماه
  • What drugs are you on

    Bishh BoyBishh Boyپیش 2 ماه
  • Why not installing a sequential transmission

    Matteo pMatteo pپیش 2 ماه
  • Let’s get shwifty

    McThePopCornPigMcThePopCornPigپیش 3 ماه
  • The opening shoulda been " let's get shifty with it "

    Christopher BonaChristopher Bonaپیش 3 ماه
  • The grind into 2nd gear 😭😭

    Joshua GeeJoshua Geeپیش 3 ماه
  • Hand started WAYYY closer to the shift knob on the short shifter run

    Icaro SantosIcaro Santosپیش 3 ماه
  • I think you put the heat insulation on backwards

    Kobe RodriguezKobe Rodriguezپیش 3 ماه
    • In

      Kobe RodriguezKobe Rodriguezپیش 3 ماه
  • How to drastically lower the lifespan of your gearbox and clutch in exchange of looking a bit more like moronic driver hahaha

    Enrique SanjurjoEnrique Sanjurjoپیش 3 ماه