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Kartboy Short Throw Shifter - Subaru STI 2004+
Kartboy Short Throw Shifter - Subaru STI 2004+
Kartboy Short Throw Shifter - Subaru STI 2004+
Kartboy Short Throw Shifter - Subaru STI 2004+
Kartboy Short Throw Shifter - Subaru STI 2004+
Kartboy Short Throw Shifter - Subaru STI 2004+
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Kartboy Short Throw Shifter

Subaru STI 2004+

Read 44 Reviews | 19 Q&As
Part # KB-20-STI
$150.00

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Features & Product Details

RallySport Direct is always proud to bring you the latest and greatest goodies brought to you by our friends at Kartboy. 

On this page, you are looking at the Kartboy Short Throw Shifter. This is a direct replacement for your stock unit, and it has been designed to reduce the shift throw by as much as 40%. Once installed you will feel the difference, and the drop height of the shifter will go down by an inch as well. 

This shifter has been CNC'd and TIG welded from 4130 Chromoly steel for extra durability. Installation can be performed in about 30 minutes using basic hand tools. 

 

Specifications

Brand: Kartboy
Adjustable: No
Bushings Included: No
Color: Polished
Material: Chromoly Steel
Mfgr. Warranty: Limited Lifetime Warranty
Condition: New Product
Return Policy:

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REVIEWS & CUSTOMER MEDIA

44 Reviews
4.9 out of 5 Stars
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Kartboy Short Throw Shifter ( Part Number: KB-20-STI)
Kartboy Short Throw Shifter ( Part Number: KB-20-STI)
Kartboy Short Throw Shifter ( Part Number: KB-20-STI)
Kartboy Short Throw Shifter ( Part Number: KB-20-STI)
It's Perfect! 12 days ago
5out of 5stars

I bought the Go Fast Bits Short Throw originally and had too many issues. This thing is super straight forward, easy to install, and feels amazing.
  
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Huge difference  1 year ago
5out of 5stars

This Shifter makes a huge difference!! I dont have any of the winding noise everyone is writing about and the installation was super easy. This shifter is very smooth and does make the car feel a lot more responsive.
  
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Best mod ever 3 years ago
5out of 5stars

Seriously, I comtemplated doing this for so much longer than I should have. It is the best mod I have done on any car I've owned. From here on out, I will always install a short shifter on every car I own. Five stars on the install because I paid someone to do it for me. Great choice on my part. Oh, and do the bushings too!!!!
  
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Kartboy sti short shifter 4 years ago
5out of 5stars

Install wasn't too bad, I installed same time as I did the Cobb stiffer bushings and Perrin reverse lock out. Install wasn't bad. Just make sure you use the second zip tie underneath the car and move the reverse lockout cable away from the drive shaft. If not you will hear a ticking in 5 and 6 gear while driving. I tightened nice and snug. I placed bearing grease on the shifter where the Perrin reverse switch is, if not it won't slide back down to its original position. Also the shift knob will sit around an inch shorter. Feels great!
  
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Awesome. 4 years ago
5out of 5stars

Just buy it. You won' regret it. I've had this shifter installed in my car for 2 years now and everyone that drives my car loves how it feels.
  
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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

  • Q: shift knob  manny d5 years ago

    does anyone know what shift knob thats is cause its FIRE btw what would be better in your opinion this kartboy sts or the go fast bit .. i want the shortest throw possible
    • 0 of 0 people found the following answer helpful

      A:  Unfortunately we do not carry the pictured shift knob.

      Nick S. @ RallySport Direct 5 years ago  
        
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    • 0 of 0 people found the following answer helpful

      A:  That Is a Titanium shift know from WC Lathe Werks.

      07STIlimited
        
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  • Q: major difference between STi sts?  bst_lfe_sti5 years ago

    I have a 2013 sti with the factory sts. I know this will change the height of the shifter but curious about the throws? The video didn't say if your sti had the sts or not. I'm doing my clutch next weekend and if this makes a substantial difference between the factory short throw then I'll probably buy it along with the bushings.
    • 0 of 0 people found the following answer helpful

      A:  The factory short shifter reduces the throw by approximately 10% and this shifter reduces the throw by about 40%. This shifter will also lower the stock knob height by about 1 inch.

      Zach G. @ RallySport Direct 5 years ago  
        
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  • Q: Knob  zeus122376046025 years ago

    Will the stock shift knob on an 05 STI work with this shifter? Thanks.
  • Q: Slop.  nedimiiedin5 years ago

    I have a decent amount of slop with my stock shifter (2005 STi). It was never firm to begin with when I purchased it a year ago. I have installed pivot bushings, and the front/rear kartboy bushings, and it is still decently sloppy. If I were to purchase this shifter, should it theoretically remove all the slop that I currently have? Thanks!
    • 0 of 0 people found the following answer helpful

      A:  Investing in the actual shifter should help alleviate some of the slop or at least help reduce the actual throw distance over the OEM shifter. Primarily speaking, replacing the bushings in the best solution for removing slop from the shifter, which you have already done. Have a nice day.

      Sterling W. @ RallySport Direct 5 years ago  
        
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