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Shortshifter by MapTun for Saab 9-3

MapTun ShortshifterMapTun Shortshifter

After a few other suppliers (Epic EngineeringTWM Performance), and MapTun Performance has developed a short shift kit for Saab 9-3.

Their short-shift kit is suitable for both 5- and 6-speed manual gearboxes and will shorten the shift lever movement by 25% in longitudinal throw.

short shifter Saab 9-3

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Included in the kit are aluminium washers for replacing standard rubber bushings in the lever console, which helps stabilize the lever console and further improve shifter feel.

Of course, the whole kit is manufactured in Sweden nad Installation instructions included in kit. Price of this package is €88,39.

As you can see even in prototype form, it shifts precisely and quickly, no weird shifting motion.

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Goran Aničić
the authorGoran Aničić
For over 10 years, Goran Aničić has been passionately focused on Saab automobiles and everything related to them. His initial encounter with Saab cars took place back in 2003 when the first Saab 9-3 and sedan version were introduced. At that moment, he was captivated by the car's Scandinavian design logic and top-notch engineering, and everything that followed stemmed from that first encounter. Later on, through his work at the editorial team of the Serbian automotive magazines "Autostart" and later "AutoBild," he had the opportunity to engage more closely with Saab vehicles. In 2008, he tested the latest Saab cars of that time, such as the Saab 9-3 TTiD Aero and Saab 9-3 Turbo X. In 2010, as the sole blogger from the region, he participated in the Saab 9-5ng presentation in Trollhättan, Sweden. Alongside journalists from around the world, he got a firsthand experience of the pinnacle of technological offerings from Saab at that time. Currently, Goran owns two Saabs: a 2008 Saab 9-3 Vector Sportcombi with a manual transmission, and a Saab 9-3 Aero Griffin Sport Sedan from the last generation, which rolled off the production line in Trollhättan in December 2011.

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