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Weltmeister short shift kit..

Yes I'm considering this mod but only found mixed review on it.

Does anyone on here have experience with these? How do they change the shifting of the transmission?

Most importantly can you keep the stock console? I know it raises the entire shifter by 1/2 inch.

Pictures of your console with the shifter would be appreciated!!

I'm vacillating on this as I know this is a serious mod that will change character of this 930.

I have a completely new clutch flywheel cable peddle assembly. Transmission was completely rebuilt several years ago (20 years) but has only covered about 7400 miles.

Any advice is greatly appreciated as I'm fearful that this could be a waste of time and offer no real benefit.

Lastly I'm considering the weltmeister because it seems to be the most factory looking option.

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I had one on my 915 trans and it was awful. All it does is make it easier to grind and the shorter lever puts the shifter at a far reach. I almost had to lean over to shift the car with that thing.
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What about on the 930 transmission?


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Does it change the console?


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Junk, I took it out and threw it away. Just get a Porsche factory short shift.
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Wevo shifter gets our vote.
Have on in my own car, love it. Have the shift coupler as well.
Feedback from every client whose car we installed on in: love it, worth it.
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Wevo shifter gets our vote.
Have on in my own car, love it. Have the shift coupler as well.
Feedback from every client whose car we installed on in: love it, worth it.


Does it alter the factory look of the console?


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Does it alter the factory look of the console?
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Not at all. Their "Classic" line uses a tubular shift lever that looks like stock, uses the stock shift knob.
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Not at all. Their "Classic" line uses a tubular shift lever that looks like stock, uses the stock shift knob.


Ok going to do the wevo classic.. do you know if it accepts the crush sleeve shift knob or will I have to buy the the newer 1986 and up bolt type?

Also what shift coupler would you install? I'm not going to track but want as crisp of shifts as possible. I imagine my 40 year old coupler is tired anyhow.


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I have it in my 930, it doesn't grind gears, perhaps the 930 easier having just a simple H.
It was installed by the PO a long time ago and while I thought about changing it, I think it was mainly because of the bad reviews people wrote than my experience. I'm overall happy with it to be honest. Some very tall people have said they have to reach far fwd to grab the gearshift but they don't get to drive my car so whatever... I'm 5'9'' and I drive with the sport seat rail extending 1.5 finger from the bottom rail (it's not clear but you get what I mean...) and it's fine to shift. I drove on the track and street without issues. I can probably post pictures tomorrow if you want.
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Ok going to do the wevo classic.. do you know if it accepts the crush sleeve shift knob or will I have to buy the the newer 1986 and up bolt type?

Also what shift coupler would you install? I'm not going to track but want as crisp of shifts as possible. I imagine my 40 year old coupler is tired anyhow.
The early knob will work.
Buy their shift coupler as well -- no slop whatsoever.
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I've had a Weltmeister kit in my 86 930 for about five years and in that time I've driven it about 15k miles. My mechanic, an air cooled specialist with 25+ yrs experience, recommended I go for it. He told me that some people bad mouth these SS kits but that they are just fine as long as they are set up correctly. Sure enough, it's been great, the throws are significantly shorter. The only thing I would do differently if I had to do it over is I would bend the rod so that the knob is 1/2" further back, towards the driver because third gear is a bit farther than I like.
I believe, like in most things, there are a lot of mediocre (ability wise) drivers/shifters and very few good ones. I think lot of drivers are unsympathetic when it comes to shifting and don't seem to understand that you shouldn't force a shifter into the next or lower gear. That you only have to push the lever toward the slot you want and when it's ready to go in, and you can feel this, it will go in very smoothly with very little effort.
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I love the Rennshift in my 69S and they make one for the 930. Looks bone stock, too. Going to try it soon I think. My only hesitation is that I actually kind of like the stock shifter.

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I had a Westminster ss in another car. I installed it so I could give back to back. I didn't like it cause my trans was a little old and whatever issues your trans has will be magnified with the wss. Very hard to get into gear if it's already hard. Just is harder. I love the wevo setup. Super cool.
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Weltmeister short shift kit..

I bought from pelican last night..

930 wevo classic shifter

wevo coupler

wevo billeted clamp

new rubber shift boot

I could not find a new factory plastic shift knob so I went over to another site and got that and a crush sleeve, new peddle pads as well as a few (well a lot of other things)!

I'll keep the thread updated as I do the install.

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nice! exciting times to come! I always wondered how much a wevo would feel. I'm fine with the W for now but until I drive one with the Wevo, I'll keep wondering
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When you set things up, pay careful attention to the 5th to 4th downshift.
My friend got all these Wevo shifter bits for his Rally car and it was a huge improvement, however it used to snick reverse on 50% of the downshifts. IMO this spoiled a great upgrade.
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5th to 4th..... we all wish...but 930 wise, only a Ruf or an '89 has a 5th cog.

As for the Weltmeister SS kit, our host presently only lists the unit intended for the 5spd 915 trans.

I went with the Welt SS kit intended for the 930 4spd trans {different part number if I recall correctly} many, many years ago, and it fits great, works great, have put about 50K miles on the car with it, no issues at all!

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Weltmeister short shift kit..

Fed ex, USPS, UPS x 2 and have one more parcel due today.

1 wevo classic shifter
1 wevo shift coupler
1 930 4 speed shifter
1 clutch brake peddle pad set
1 930 accelerator peddle
1 930 accelerator spring
1 ignition switch cover
1 climate control knob set
1 heater handle knob
1 heat and vent decal
1 turbo engine label 1979 genuine porsche
1 930 shift boot

There probably another 10 more things Iíve forgot to list above.



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What a great thing! Love boxes like that
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