The cable isn't long enough, to come from the bell housing to the shifter with the linkage pointed up. The cable would need to make an 'S' shape. And the cable that came with it is WAY to stiff to try and make the bends. The b and m cables could do it, but this one is much nicer and way more rigid then the cheap b and m's.
IF I could leave the winters shifter as it sits but make it push instead of pull that would be perfect. But I can't