It was the very first mod on my 19BS; I put it in myself the morning after I got the car home. Was nervous and took things super slow, documenting everything (needlessly as it happens). Literally took me all of 45 minutes. Incredibly easy to put in. Numeric posted a video of the swap.. the process is the same for putting in the Porsche part. It's the one called "NM400 Install Video" here: www.numericracing.com/guides/I was quoted almost $500 for the short shift kit install. no thanks! I will do it myself or find another shop. Geez.
Meh.. the only thing you're actually replacing is an assebly of a metal rod & a couple brackets; there's really nothing to put under warranty as I don't see how these parts would break. The transmission and cables are untouched. The replacement was so easy, required one tool (a #25 torx screwdriver), I couldn't justify giving a shop money to do it. (Esp. since Porsche Marin claimed their computer told them such work carried a "standard charge" of 3 hrs labor. Ridiculous)I noticed the new 718 T spec includes short-shifter -- so perhaps the kit will now be available under factory warranty as a dealer install (it wan neither when I looked into it last year). I'll likely add it on that basis, next service visit.
I did have the (then) factory-option short-shifter on my 987 S for 12 years, and the new 718 shifter did not make an impression of a noticeable delta wrt length of throws.
I have the 981 GT4 part. No regrets at all.Reviving this old thread. I'm considering having the Short Shifter Kit installed on my new 2019 BS. I test drove the Carrera T and liked the feel of the short shifter (even though it was 7MT). I'd like to hear from folks who have the SSK installed and have driven with it for a while. Is it a worthwhile upgrade? Any regrets?
Yes, very easy.Was this an easy "DIY"?