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KWIK SHIFT typical questions and answers
Kwik-Shift I and
the Power Shift are constructed of all billet aluminum that is
highly polished then red or black anodized.
Then the side plate edges highlighted and laser engraved on both sides with the
gear positions and logo . All the hardware is stainless steel and brightly polished. There
is a quick disconnect feature for fast removal of the cable and electrical so
that the shifter can easily be removed form the vehicle when required.
In addition there is an internal trans-brake switch (except Proflite and Prohydro) that can be activated
with the lever/ button combination while in low and reverse positions.
This is particularly convenient when backing up a car that utilizes a
trans brake that must be engaged while in reverse to back up.
Power Shift is designed as
a compact Co2 activated shifter with air cylinder mounted directly underneath
the shifter, however the K/S-II models can be retrofitted to hands off Co2
shifting with a end mounted cylinder. There
is a complete line of accessories available for all models to meet most
Kwik Shift II has
billet side plates finely line sanded, and then bright dipped and black
anodized. The handle is made of a smooth line sanded aluminum die-casting.
All shifters have a one handed operation reverse lockout
protection that is activated without removing your hand from the handle. Typical
to all the shifters is the narrow 3/4” width and light weight of only 1-1/2
lbs. Including a electric switch that permits engine starting in neutral and
return to top
The air shifter requires a Co2
supply tank, a regulator
typically preset to 120 lbs. Per square inch, as well as a three way 12 volt solenoid valve to
allow air or co2 to pass to the cylinder on the shifter when a gear change is required. There
are two basic ways to command a gear change, option (1) a rpm switch that will send a pulse of
electric current to the solenoid valve at a pre-set engine rpm. Option (2) a manual switch
activated by the driver, typically mounted in the steering wheel.
The air shifter can be operated at anytime, just like a manual
The cable arm on the transmission must be of the correct model, as
recommended in the instruction sheet. The length from the center of the shaft on the
transmission to the attachment hole for the cable must match the ratio of movement of the
The electrical connections are very simple, red wire connects to a
12v source, the white wire (brown on K/S-II) connects to one side of your starter switch, the blue wire
(KWIK-SHIFT I only) connects to your trans brake. With the KWIK-SHIFT I,
with the internal trans brake switch, if you use the standard ignition switch key start,
or a aftermarket switch panel; then you will have to use a relay in the circuit.
(please check electrical instructions)
Normally we assemble KWIK-SHIFTERS as rear cable exit
to minimize the number of blends in the cable. Only our Manual shifters can
have the handle reversed, to convert them to front cable exit.
A standard or forward pattern shifter has a standard shift pattern
of P R N 3 2 1, a reverse pattern shifter refers to a transmission valve body with a shift
pattern of P R N 1 2 3, normally used in modified transmissions that have a trans brake.
Forward or reverse pattern shifters do not mean that you specifically have to pull or push to
shift. This is determined whether the shifter is front or rear cable exit.