What Is a Transmission Shift Kit?


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A transmission shift kit is a group of components that improve the effectiveness of a car’s shifts between gears. It enhances faster shift patterns, creating an economical fuel consumption environment. Kits are available for both manual and automatic transmissions.

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In an automatic transmission, a shift kit is designed to accomplish smooth shifting between gears. The shift kit reduces the shift overlap and wear because the driver does not drive using two gears once. With a manual transmission, the shift kit replaces the shifter. It normally shortens the throws of selecting a gear, reducing the shift time and allowing changing of gears more efficiently.

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