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Had the UUC shifter installed this last week. What a difference! Shifts are heavy, smooth as silk, and aboslutely night versus day over stock. Thanks all for reccomending going this route. Simply amazing what a diff it made.

I still think the throw is a bit longer than I'd like. I noticed a couple of fasteners in the middle of the UUC shifter... Is it adjustable? Can I back those things out (I thing they are security allen fasteners, maybe torx?) and lower the rod down a few inches? Anyone know if this is possible?

Even as is, it is perfection. I'm thrilled whether I can lower it a notch or not :)

Skeeter
p.s. Edge Motorsports in Dublin, California is THE spot. Couldn't have been nicer guys and they did a perfect job. Even let me watch and pester them with questions every five minutes...
 

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Skeeter said:
Hey gang,

Had the UUC shifter installed this last week. What a difference! Shifts are heavy, smooth as silk, and aboslutely night versus day over stock. Thanks all for reccomending going this route. Simply amazing what a diff it made.

I still think the throw is a bit longer than I'd like. I noticed a couple of fasteners in the middle of the UUC shifter... Is it adjustable? Can I back those things out (I thing they are security allen fasteners, maybe torx?) and lower the rod down a few inches? Anyone know if this is possible?

Even as is, it is perfection. I'm thrilled whether I can lower it a notch or not :)

Skeeter
p.s. Edge Motorsports in Dublin, California is THE spot. Couldn't have been nicer guys and they did a perfect job. Even let me watch and pester them with questions every five minutes...
I installed mine recently and couldn't agree more - what a difference. The two fasteners you are talking about are "tamper proof torx" and the bits are available everywhere (from Harbor Freight to Snap On). I don't know if the top part of the stalk is adjustable or not as I had no thoughts of taking it apart when I installed it. It wouldn't be hard to try it though as long as you can get to them from up top by just removing the boot etc. I don't have the right bits to try it. Also, a call to UUC might also answer your question.

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OK, I've emailed their customer service. I'll post the answer (unless someone beats me to it).

No problem on the fasteners, I have several sets of tamper proof bits. Not very tamper proof :)

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OK, I've emailed their customer service. I'll post the answer (unless someone beats me to it).

No problem on the fasteners, I have several sets of tamper proof bits. Not very tamper proof :)

Skeeter
Those are retaing screws. It cannot be shortened. Asked that a long time ago.
 

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Gulp! Sorry man! I did a search, must've missed the post.

Anyway, here's word straight from UUC:

"Sorry but the CTS-V shifter is NOT adjustable!!!! That's why they are tamper proof. "


This shifter ranks up there with the best mod $ for $ I've EVER done to any car I've owned. Shifting has become my favorite part of the car now. Used to be awful.:highfive:

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i know - responding to an old post, but the system would not let me pm. i live in danville and thought about taking the car to edge for the shifter install. have you any experience with crown dublin. my first thought was to go to them and not undermine any warranty concern? thanks
 

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its adjustable 7 ways. double H pattern then an extra location wayyyy over to the top right.



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Hey guys,

After installing the Magnaflow exhaust... I now have a clear eye shot at the stock shifter linkeage (it looks like i can put my hand right up in there) now that the stock exhaust is not in the way. Is it possible to install the UUC without dropping the Driveshaft or Magnaflow, or do they still have to come down? I have a feeling the UUC is going to be next on my mod list. :)
 

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I installed mine from the top and it is way easier in my opinion.
Only 6-10mm bolts to remove the center console vs. 4+ exhaust clamps, 4 driveshaft bolts, etc. etc.
Check Reed’s FAQ site I believe there is a how to there.

If you are replacing all the bushings disregard the above.
 

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I recently posted some detailed instructions on UUC from inside the car.
It's only been about 2 weeks or so.
See if you can find it, I don't have the time to look or especially to type it again.
 

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:yeah: . . . I would consider doing the bushings too while you are in there, but I hear that can be the most difficult part of the install (Katech did mine:bouncy: ).
 

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Seems like I had one where I laid out more detail, might have been one where I was talking about doing it from below.

Basically that's the gist of it though, just remove the center console, 6 bolts and the shift boot, then you have access to it all.
4 nuts on the plate, 2 bolts on the shifter to hold it to the plate.
Remove the plate, drill out the rivets, go underneath and remove the throughbolt for the shift linkage, then remove the handle, swap out the hardware, reassemble with the new bolts in the kit where the rivets were and the rest is pretty straight forward reassembly.

The bushings are easy, just make sure the slits in the bushings rest at the 12 o'clock position and put a little lube on them, the metal bracket slides right on.
The bushings really help shifter feel too.
 

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... The bushings are easy, just make sure the slits in the bushings rest at the 12 o'clock position and put a little lube on them, the metal bracket slides right on ...
Have they changed the UUC bushings since last spring? :confused: I had a devil of a time! I could only get one hand on it at a time (from the top) and had them all lubed up; they kept wanting to buckle at the slit. Gave me one heck of a potty mouth. :canttalk: I finally resorted to putting a slight bevel on the leading edge of the bushings using my grinder, then they slid right in. And, yeah, I second the recommendation to do them judging by the condition of my old ones with only about 22k on them ... they were very tired looking.
 

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I don't think they have changed them, it gets easier the more of them you do.
I used to have lots of trouble with them.
 
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