I 2nd the belief that it puts excess strain on the syncros. The Z's shifter isn't that long as it is mind you I say that after driving muscle cars. Sure its not as sweet and short as a Honda but its by no means a long path between gates.
2009 Carbon Fiber/Red 370z aka Trish: Sports Package, Meisterschaft full catback, Fast Intentions Longtube Headers, Injen Long Tube Intakes, UpRev Tune: Sold
2008 Lotus Exige S Club Racer aka Bella, always leaves me smiling