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cloakedpegasus
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cloakedpegasus Apr 2, 5:58pm - #432538 
2001 Blue Toyota Celica
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TRD quickshifter

I have a 2001 gts celi and i was looking at the quickshifter and TRD but it says "only for car without factory update" i bought mine from a dealer, so i assume it would have any updates available installed on it. I want one, need advice on how to know if i have factory update, if i do, what other quickshifters recommended?
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combatc87
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combatc87 Apr 2, 6:04pm - #432539 

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I order a B&M the other day. Should have it by Tuesday. I'll let you know then.

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hs2g
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hs2g Apr 2, 8:18pm - #432540 
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If you like the really short sporty look then TWM is they way to go (60% shorter). If you like the smooth shifts then TRD and B&M are great shifters (40% shorter).
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GT2111
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GT2111 Apr 2, 8:24pm - #432541 
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TWM IS AWSOME! thumbsup I love mine!
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maingear Apr 3, 9:03am - #432542 

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I have no idea what kind I have, but it kicks butt!! are there any positive way to identify the brand by measurements?
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cloakedpegasus
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cloakedpegasus Apr 7, 5:36am - #432543 
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was reading reviews and sounds like people who get TWM are more excited than those with BM. ...man tough decision.
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barefoott4 Apr 8, 4:11am - #432544 
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The factory update was when in 2002 they made the shift gates wider in an effort to prevent blown engines from misshifting. Your shifter should fit because your car is a 2001. BTW, I have the TRD quickshifter and I LOVE it. One of the best mods I've done.
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AznKhaos
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AznKhaos Apr 8, 7:23am - #432545 
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i got TWM one used..dam i love it. its shorst as fuk, but i got use to it.best $50 ive spent

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SCOTT03 Apr 8, 10:42pm - #432546 
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TRD is only true quick shifter, the others just are shorter rods, not an entire housing. I would recommend TRD

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JBruce
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JBruce Apr 11, 8:54am - #432547 

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Originally Posted by barefoott4
The factory update was when in 2002 they made the shift gates wider in an effort to prevent blown engines from misshifting. Your shifter should fit because your car is a 2001. BTW, I have the TRD quickshifter and I LOVE it. One of the best mods I've done.


Even if they dont match with the factory updates, its just shifter linkage that you would replace, and its not a "necessary" modification. changing the linkage only makes it "feel" a little different. I used to work at a Toyota Dealership, and looked into this after having my tranny replaced (the guy that owned my car before me didnt know how to drive a 6-speed). I have the TRD Short-shifter, and there is no way I will ever own a manual transmission car without this mod. I love it!!! Excellent feel!!!
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Spawn
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Spawn Apr 12, 4:04am - #432548 
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The more i look into TRD products the more i seem to like them, suddle yet still a noticable difference. The only bad thing is, i cant seem to find anything they sell for cheap, i look on e-bay a lot and it always comes up with maybe 2 or 3 actually perfomance parts and the rest are just b/s, oil caps and stickers. Can anyone help me find a nice site to search for TRD with out going straight to the dealer, where i know i would over pay for it, thanks thumbsup
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cloakedpegasus
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cloakedpegasus Apr 12, 7:15pm - #432549 
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thanks, thats some awesome info, so my if i buy a TRD quickshifter it should be able to install no matter what? Oh, and whats this deal with other companies not being true short(quick) shifters, is it true?
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Teknikal Apr 13, 3:50am - #432550 
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2002+ has wider shift gates and the TRD SS doesn't work with it. Also if you have had your tranny replaced due to someone misshifting or whatever they probably installed with the wider shift gates.
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e_degala Apr 13, 7:38pm - #432551 

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^^^that's what i was worried 'bout, so, i got the b&m. but i've driven a car with the TRD shortshifter and it is smooth as silk (wish i had the TRD ss).

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