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B&M shift knob #56585 Oct 29, 2:28pm Oct 29, 2:28pm
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B&M shift knob
What's the top of the B&M shift knob look like?

Does it have a B&M logo, or does it have the shift pattern engraved on it? If it has the shift pattern, do they send you a different knob, depending on whether you have a 5-speed or a 6-speed?

I know TWM has the shortest height, but I've seen a few comments that the B&M actually has a shorter throw. Is that true?

A lot of people recommend TWM, but can anyone provide any details as to WHY to get either TWM or B&M over the other?

Re: B&M shift knob [Re: Doppelganger] #56586 Oct 29, 2:29pm Oct 29, 2:29pm
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TWM is the shortest shifter and if i remember correctly the top of the B&M shift knob is either blank or says b&m on it i forget i havent seen it for a while

Re: B&M shift knob [Re: Doppelganger] #56587 Oct 29, 2:30pm Oct 29, 2:30pm
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There is no WHY, there is just TWM grin

Re: B&M shift knob [Re: Doppelganger] #56588 Oct 29, 2:34pm Oct 29, 2:34pm
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i have b&m ss...it has the B&m logo engraved in it on the top...i like it...although it is really stiff...perfect height..nice look...smooth going from gear to gear


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Re: B&M shift knob [Re: Doppelganger] #56589 Oct 29, 2:48pm Oct 29, 2:48pm
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Assuming all B&M SS look the same here is a picture (from my pphone..sorry about the quality)

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I replaced the B&M knob with this

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Re: B&M shift knob [Re: Doppelganger] #56590 Oct 29, 3:21pm Oct 29, 3:21pm
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what kind of shift know is that??? thats real nice

Re: B&M shift knob [Re: RicePowered] #56591 Oct 29, 4:30pm Oct 29, 4:30pm
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Originally Posted by RicePowered
There is no WHY, there is just TWM grin


Not just another girl's car...
Re: B&M shift knob [Re: Doppelganger] #56592 Oct 29, 7:18pm Oct 29, 7:18pm
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what kind of shift know is that??? thats real nice


Auto Aesthetics

Click on the B&M knob link.

Keep in mind this knobs are pricey. Well worth the money IMO...vecy nice weight and feel to them.


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Re: B&M shift knob [Re: Doppelganger] #56593 Oct 29, 7:54pm Oct 29, 7:54pm
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will it also fit on twm you think?

Re: B&M shift knob [Re: Doppelganger] #56594 Oct 29, 11:07pm Oct 29, 11:07pm
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I dont think so...b&m knobs are bigger around at the base, and these knobs are made to screw directly on.

Why people don't use a standard for these things is beyond me. Life and modding would be so much easier.


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Re: B&M shift knob [Re: Doppelganger] #56595 Oct 30, 11:27am Oct 30, 11:27am
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I have B&M ss and its much nicer than the twm. My buddy with a red GT has the twm and I didnt like that one. but it definitly is a lot shorter.

Re: B&M shift knob [Re: Doppelganger] #56596 Oct 30, 8:24pm Oct 30, 8:24pm
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i am considering a shifter, but the TRD includes a knob and a full shift assembly for about the same price, overall which is the best, not for the heighth, but for the smooth shift and sturdiness? please help!!


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