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Old 08-04-2017, 08:44 PM   #276
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Holy ****...
WOW. There is no way that is a manufacturing issue unless it is made with toffee.


Over the time that Richard has been making shifters and selling them on here he has always gone above and beyond. I have had 3 bushings replaced as he upgraded them when he found new materials that would wear better

I think you should stick to the OEM if you say that it works.....you must have been lucky
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Guy needs a synchro saver
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That would just give him extra leverage to bend the **** out of it even more.
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Buzzing under load

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yea, i also experience vibration noise with the new parts.
Just installed my ver 2.3 and the buzzing is loud. The reverse lockout isn't wonderful either. It works, but is very stiff. Wondering if it will break in with time.
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^ I had to get a new OEM lockout plate from Mazda for my 2.3 s2 shifter. The original plate was gouged by the sharp machining on the lockout mechanism on the shifter base.


When i replaced this part, I also filed/dremeled/sanded accordingly to smooth these edges. I also carefully dremeled the OEM lockout plate to clear the lockout mechanism and have it operate smoother.

For the vibration noise, I lubed the spring and sliding mechanism with some heavier grease and it went away for a bit. Next time it's out I'll do a better job and it should go away completely.


Some work needs to be done for sure... Once you get it sorted it's very nice to shift however haha
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I have a '05 that i bought new. I purchased an AFSS from Richard and installed it at 65K miles. I currently have 477K miles on the car. Other than having to replace the plastic cup on the bottom every so often, I have never had an issue.
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477,000 miles?!
I'm hoping that was a typo and should have been 177.
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For what it is worth. I have one of the original S2 builds on sale in the classifieds. It is the original version with the dowel/shim install. Did the job for me for the time I had my car.
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