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I installed the Acuity Shifter Rocker and Acuity Centering Spring first and have used them for about a year now. It is the best mod you can get for driving experience and faster, smoother shifts. This is how the car should have came stock. I used it with JDM weighted shift knob it was perfect. Couple months ago I installed Acuity Short Shift Adapter it was good mod but the shifting became a little hard especially for daily driving. I changed out the JDM shift knob for the stock one it works great now. Fast, Crisp and Smooth shifts. I would say the Shifter Rocker, Centering Spring with weighted shift knob would be the best setup. Probably will do the shifter bushings and cable bushings sometime soon
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I installed the Acuity Shifter Rocker and Acuity Centering Spring first and have used them for about a year now. It is the best mod you can get for driving experience and faster, smoother shifts. This is how the car should have came stock. I used it with JDM weighted shift knob it was perfect. Couple months ago I installed Acuity Short Shift Adapter it was good mod but the shifting became a little hard especially for daily driving. I changed out the JDM shift knob for the stock one it works great now. Fast, Crisp and Smooth shifts. I would say the Shifter Rocker, Centering Spring with weighted shift knob would be the best setup. Probably will do the shifter bushings and cable bushings sometime soon
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I've been running the Acuity parts in my si and I'm not looking to tear it down to scavenge parts. How easy was it to take apart the accord centre console? I'm just going to buy the parts new and do it just the one time.
 

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I've been running the Acuity parts in my si and I'm not looking to tear it down to scavenge parts. How easy was it to take apart the accord centre console? I'm just going to buy the parts new and do it just the one time.
About the same as doing it on the civic. Good call on getting new ones as they may not be exact match from civic to the account.

I also recommend getting the throttle pedal spacer while you're at it.
 

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Quick refresh on this thread to say how spot-on it is.

I did all of the Acuity upgrades EXCEPT for the short throw based on this thread, then added a slightly heavier replacement knob (SuperKlasse 350g). It felt near perfect, but the throw is still pretty long stock.

Decided to buy the short throw adapter separately and put it in about a month ago. It does make the shift travel feel better, but there's a big tradeoff in notchy feel and lack of forgiveness for only 25% less travel. Yesterday I swapped back to the stock knob and it does feel considerably better, but it still not damn good as before.

Instead of pulling the short throw adapter right away, I might lean in even further by adding an Acuity POCO low profile knob (185g). Although the bare aluminum will burn my hand parking outside during the summer / they don't offer to engrave the gear pattern for an OEM look, this might dial in the short throw further. Also, it gives me another project to put in mod pipeline because I can't stop myself honestly.

Has anyone tried this setup? All of Acuity's other components are fantastic, but I wonder how this countersunk / lighter knob feels on the short throw compared to the stock knob already discussed.
 

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Quick refresh on this thread to say how spot-on it is.

I did all of the Acuity upgrades EXCEPT for the short throw based on this thread, then added a slightly heavier replacement knob (SuperKlasse 350g). It felt near perfect, but the throw is still pretty long stock.

Decided to buy the short throw adapter separately and put it in about a month ago. It does make the shift travel feel better, but there's a big tradeoff in notchy feel and lack of forgiveness for only 25% less travel. Yesterday I swapped back to the stock knob and it does feel considerably better, but it still not damn good as before.

Instead of pulling the short throw adapter right away, I might lean in even further by adding an Acuity POCO low profile knob (185g). Although the bare aluminum will burn my hand parking outside during the summer / they don't offer to engrave the gear pattern for an OEM look, this might dial in the short throw further. Also, it gives me another project to put in mod pipeline because I can't stop myself honestly.

Has anyone tried this setup? All of Acuity's other components are fantastic, but I wonder how this countersunk / lighter knob feels on the short throw compared to the stock knob already discussed.
That's the exact setup I ran, the Stage 2 Acuity short throw kit with linkage bushings paired with the Poco shift knob and I found it to be perfect. It lowers the knob height significantly.

Any time you shorten the throw, you will need to put in a bit more effort as leverage to put it into the gears.
 

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That's the exact setup I ran, the Stage 2 Acuity short throw kit with linkage bushings paired with the Poco shift knob and I found it to be perfect. It lowers the knob height significantly.

Any time you shorten the throw, you will need to put in a bit more effort as leverage to put it into the gears.
Thanks for the feedback, and your earlier suggestion about the throttle pedal spacer. Position C keeps me entertained downshifting around town.

Does the poco get too hot or cold? I’m still hesitating because I’d rather stay with an OEM type look, i.e. shift pattern and some kind of insulated coating for the heat.
 

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Thanks for the feedback, and your earlier suggestion about the throttle pedal spacer. Position C keeps me entertained downshifting around town.

Does the poco get too hot or cold? I’m still hesitating because I’d rather stay with an OEM type look, i.e. shift pattern and some kind of insulated coating for the heat.
Yes it does get hot and cold with the weather. The powdercoating does a little to help but not too much.

In Winter I'll just wear gloves while driving until it warms up in the car and in the summer just let it cool down with the AC then it's good. Worst is when the sun has been shining directly on it.
 

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Yes it does get hot and cold with the weather. The powdercoating does a little to help but not too much.

In Winter I'll just wear gloves while driving until it warms up in the car and in the summer just let it cool down with the AC then it's good. Worst is when the sun has been shining directly on it.
Played around with the stock knob at different heights locked in with the acuity shift boot collar. Shifts feel a bit more confident installed about half way down the threads vs. as far / low as it can thread down. Somewhat defeats the purpose of the short throw adapter, but feels great for casual driving.

Didn’t end up going with the Poco quite yet. But when I do, found a solution to the southern heat.

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