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short shifter... #162007 Apr 22, 10:53am Apr 22, 10:53am
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hey guys i got a question, i'm thinkning of putting a short shifter in my car, the TRD one just because i want to keep my warranty. What do you guys think of it? would it worth the money doing so? (how much would it be for labor?) Would it mess up my car? Please let me know what you guys think thx.

Re: shot shifter... [Re: lilchief] #162008 Apr 22, 10:57am Apr 22, 10:57am
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from what i have heard, the TRD shifter is the highest ss and therefore it's not really different.

it would be $0 for labor because it is very easy to install (about a 2 on a scale of 1-10)

it wouldn't mess up your car--your celica can handle much faster shifts than what could phyically be possible for you to do.

i have a b&m..and i love it. i also don't think it voids your warranty anyway because it has absultely nothing to do with modifying your engine.

Re: shot shifter... [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #162009 Apr 22, 3:21pm Apr 22, 3:21pm
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so getting something other then TRD would not void my warranty? if so what is a good short shifter?


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Re: shot shifter... [Re: lilchief] #162010 Apr 22, 3:26pm Apr 22, 3:26pm
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TRS isn't really worth it IMO...Get TWM

Re: shot shifter... [Re: CeLlYgT04] #162011 Apr 22, 3:26pm Apr 22, 3:26pm

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B&M short shifter thumbsup

Re: shot shifter... #162012 Apr 22, 3:27pm Apr 22, 3:27pm
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Originally Posted by XplodCelica0708
B&M short shifter thumbsup


Nope, TWM! angry rofl

Re: shot shifter... [Re: CeLlYgT04] #162013 Apr 22, 3:29pm Apr 22, 3:29pm
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get twm its easy to install(unless yo do it in 20 degree weather like me) has better Performance then the TRD one, also it wont mess up your car at all if its done right which is easy, only problem i had doing it was getting the wires off the plastic thingy to get the Spacers in.


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Re: shot shifter... [Re: CeLlYgT04] #162014 Apr 22, 3:31pm Apr 22, 3:31pm

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Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
Originally Posted by XplodCelica0708
B&M short shifter thumbsup


Nope, TWM! angry rofl
LOL laughsilly

Re: shot shifter... #162015 Apr 22, 6:34pm Apr 22, 6:34pm
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the TRD is a nice shifter its a lil longer but smoother.

b&m has the shortest throws

twm has teh shorts length.

if you car is 02 or newer or has the wider gates then no the TRD will not keep yoru warantee.

also anyshortshifter can void yoru warranntee if any part of the shifter mechism breaks.


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Re: shot shifter... [Re: Krayze] #162016 Apr 22, 6:38pm Apr 22, 6:38pm
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TRD is the smoothest and has the cleanest throw.

b&m has the shortest throw, but with that comes an increased risk of damaging your linkage.

TWM is the shortest rod, but it very hard to get used to (so they say)

A short shifter will void your tranny warranty. Linkage, gears, syncros, etc.


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Re: shot shifter... [Re: DiabloGTS] #162017 Apr 22, 7:27pm Apr 22, 7:27pm
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i have the TRD ss and i love it it's easy to install but if you want to keep ur warrenty ur going to have to have the dealership instal it and they'll charger you a lot im not sure how much though thumbsup


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Re: shot shifter... [Re: DiabloGTS] #162018 Apr 22, 7:35pm Apr 22, 7:35pm
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Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
TRD is the smoothest and has the cleanest throw.

b&m has the shortest throw, but with that comes an increased risk of damaging your linkage.

TWM is the shortest rod, but it very hard to get used to (so they say)

A short shifter will void your tranny warranty. Linkage, gears, syncros, etc.


twm tooke me maybe 2 miles of city driving to get used to, at first its hard to believe your really in gear spineyes


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Re: shot shifter... [Re: eric_h] #162019 Apr 24, 5:27am Apr 24, 5:27am
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Originally Posted by eric_h
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
TRD is the smoothest and has the cleanest throw.

b&m has the shortest throw, but with that comes an increased risk of damaging your linkage.

TWM is the shortest rod, but it very hard to get used to (so they say)

A short shifter will void your tranny warranty. Linkage, gears, syncros, etc.


twm tooke me maybe 2 miles of city driving to get used to, at first its hard to believe your really in gear spineyes


If you could do it all over again, would you still get the twm?


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Re: shot shifter... [Re: 7th_gen_celica] #162020 Apr 24, 7:30am Apr 24, 7:30am
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if you going for looks get the TWM
if your going more for Performance get the B&M


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Re: shot shifter... [Re: mastro543] #162021 Apr 24, 12:56pm Apr 24, 12:56pm
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i have TRDSS.. its nice and i think its worth it.. its def quick & smooth but not that short. i like it thumbsup

Re: shot shifter... [Re: hk007] #162022 Apr 24, 12:58pm Apr 24, 12:58pm
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by the way, Competition Toyota in Long Island wanted $450.00 to install it, according to them it was a 5 hour job.. lol... i installed it myself in 1 hour and i dont have any experience... Stay away from StealerShips.

Re: shot shifter... [Re: 7th_gen_celica] #162023 Apr 24, 2:07pm Apr 24, 2:07pm
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Originally Posted by 7th_gen_celica
Originally Posted by eric_h
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
TRD is the smoothest and has the cleanest throw.

b&m has the shortest throw, but with that comes an increased risk of damaging your linkage.

TWM is the shortest rod, but it very hard to get used to (so they say)

A short shifter will void your tranny warranty. Linkage, gears, syncros, etc.


twm tooke me maybe 2 miles of city driving to get used to, at first its hard to believe your really in gear spineyes


If you could do it all over again, would you still get the twm?


without a question yes thumbsup


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Re: shot shifter... [Re: eric_h] #162024 Apr 25, 2:23pm Apr 25, 2:23pm
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The SS will not void your warranty

http://www.enjoythedrive.com/content/?id=8124

Especially a TRD one .

I have a TWM bought it at PTuning.com I had it in my hands 21 hours after I payed for it by paypal took 1 hour to install If I did another one it would take me about 30 minutes

Re: shot shifter... [Re: anaijelly] #162025 Apr 25, 4:04pm Apr 25, 4:04pm
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but remeber the TRD is only going to be covered under warrantee if it is a early 01 or older. anything iwth the wider gates and it will void the warrantee


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Re: shot shifter... [Re: DiabloGTS] #162026 Apr 25, 8:36pm Apr 25, 8:36pm
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Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
TRD is the smoothest and has the cleanest throw.

b&m has the shortest throw, but with that comes an increased risk of damaging your linkage.

TWM is the shortest rod, but it very hard to get used to (so they say)

A short shifter will void your tranny warranty. Linkage, gears, syncros, etc.



what do you mean it will destroy ur linkage? because i plan on buy a b&m soon!

Re: shot shifter... [Re: ikin] #162027 Apr 25, 11:01pm Apr 25, 11:01pm
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I've got the TRD SS and I love it. It won't mess up your car, or affect your warranty, labor time shouldn't be to bad, unless you take it where I did rolleyes You could probably even do it yourself, pretty easy.

It is definately worth the money smile

Re: shot shifter... [Re: DiabloGTS] #162028 May 3, 7:38pm May 3, 7:38pm
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Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
TRD is the smoothest and has the cleanest throw.

b&m has the shortest throw, but with that comes an increased risk of damaging your linkage.

TWM is the shortest rod, but it very hard to get used to (so they say)

A short shifter will void your tranny warranty. Linkage, gears, syncros, etc.


how does it mess up your linkage??

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