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As the title states, anyone running that combo?
I checked with boomba and with a 40% reduction at the trans, if you run the shifter at position 3 its a total of 58% reduction, position 2 is 52%.
My concern is that the force needed to shift with a 58% reduction will be more than one would think. Since I just bought the Breedt arm, the force needed to shift will go way down. But I am still unsure on position on the shift arm. Im between 2 or 3 for the boomba shifter, and I really dont want to do it on either, not be happy and then want to change it.

Does anyone have this combo? if so what do you run?
Also, im thinking about trying to feel it before everything is back together so my follow up question is how hard is it to swap the post position on the shifter when its installed and the whole consul is bolted to the floor?
 

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I don't have that combo, I have both Boomba trans and shifter, set to max.
That is a 51% reduction, and it does not need much more force to get into gears than stock.. It's not like you'll need steroids to 'get-er-done-' lol :crazy:
Going up to a 58% isn't that much more. If it is an issue, then add a weighted knob to it. (Is Breedt the one with weights on the trans plate?)
 

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I don't have that combo, I have both Boomba trans and shifter, set to max.
That is a 51% reduction, and it does not need much more force to get into gears than stock.. It's not like you'll need steroids to 'get-er-done-' lol :crazy:
Going up to a 58% isn't that much more. If it is an issue, then add a weighted knob to it. (Is Breedt the one with weights on the trans plate?)
Breedt replaces the stock shift weight making the needed shift force much less and has positions for a throw reduction
And yeah I was thinking about the weighted knob, but I still cant find one I really like lol
 

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Screw it, I bought the shifter arm, Ill be happy
 

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Yep, I have the Boomba lever with the Breedt arm and I can't recommend this combo enough! Both are fantastic pieces and really make a huge improvement.

I have the Boomba lever in P2 and the Breedt arm in P1, and it's just about perfect for me. I also have the Breedt shift base bushings and the NTC cable end bushing, which I also highly recommend especially as they replace parts that you have to remove anyways to fit the lever and arm.

Only things I need now are a heavier shift knob and solid cable bracket bushings. I'm waiting on a knob from Anarchy Motive, and the bushings are sitting here waiting to be installed whenever I get around to swapping the intercooler and RMM this spring. Once that's all in, I'll be in 6 speed heaven!


As for swapping the position on the shifter, it's been a couple months since I had everything apart but I don't think it should be too hard. The ball joint isn't hard to get to on either part and the cable ends just need a little leverage to pop off and back on. Definitely make sure you try it before putting the console back together though, you won't want to take it apart twice. Also, consider P2 on the Breedt arm if the Boomba lever moves the knob too far back for your liking. I tested the lever before I installed the arm and I immediately knew I needed the forward mounting option of P1/P2, and P2 is only a 1% increase over P3 (39% reduction vs 40%).
 

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Yep, I have the Boomba lever with the Breedt arm and I can't recommend this combo enough! Both are fantastic pieces and really make a huge improvement.

I have the Boomba lever in P2 and the Breedt arm in P1, and it's just about perfect for me. I also have the Breedt shift base bushings and the NTC cable end bushing, which I also highly recommend especially as they replace parts that you have to remove anyways to fit the lever and arm.

Only things I need now are a heavier shift knob and solid cable bracket bushings. I'm waiting on a knob from Anarchy Motive, and the bushings are sitting here waiting to be installed whenever I get around to swapping the intercooler and RMM this spring. Once that's all in, I'll be in 6 speed heaven!


As for swapping the position on the shifter, it's been a couple months since I had everything apart but I don't think it should be too hard. The ball joint isn't hard to get to on either part and the cable ends just need a little leverage to pop off and back on. Definitely make sure you try it before putting the console back together though, you won't want to take it apart twice. Also, consider P2 on the Breedt arm if the Boomba lever moves the knob too far back for your liking. I tested the lever before I installed the arm and I immediately knew I needed the forward mounting option of P1/P2, and P2 is only a 1% increase over P3 (39% reduction vs 40%).
Awesome! Thanks for the info
 

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I have both maxed out and love it it's super short and very notchy. But a lot of other people that I've let drive my car hate it
 

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I have both maxed out and love it it's super short and very notchy. But a lot of other people that I've let drive my car hate it
Hows the force required to shift? do you find you need to push/pull hard to go through the gears?
 

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I'm about to install this set up on my wife's ST

So just to Clarify

Position 3 On the Breedt Arm

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Position 3 On the Boomba short shifter?

For maxed out position?

I'm going to go with a Anarky Titan Knob
Redline boot
& I also have the Boomba Shifter Bushings
 

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I have this set-up, Breedt arm set at P3 I believe, and Boomba shifter set at P2. Didn't really notice an increase in force after I installed the Boomba shifter but I'm also using a heavy Anarchy Motive knob. Regardless, between these 2 mods and the Boomba bushings (trans and base) it fixed my only real complaint with the car stock. No more rubbery, imprecise feeling shifts; its notchy and solid. Perfect IMO

EDIT: Just saw the date on the OP... I'm sure you know all this already lol
 

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I'm about to install this set up on my wife's ST

So just to Clarify

Position 3 On the Breedt Arm

&

Position 3 On the Boomba short shifter?

For maxed out position?

I'm going to go with a Anarky Titan Knob
Redline boot
& I also have the Boomba Shifter Bushings
I believe thats correct. One thing to note, with my 1in shortened Redline shift boot I couldn't use the shortest setting on the shift handle, the boot wouldn't let it fully engage 2nd and 6th. Hence why I'm using P2 on the Boomba shifter.
 

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Ah ok Great! got it all installed P3 & P3 I wound up getting the OEM Length Redline boot, its a little big, but works just fine.. Now, I have to order a weighted Knob any suggestions? I was leaning toward the Anarky Titan
 
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