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TRM vs. B&M Shifter. Which is better? #79067 Jan 8, 7:49pm Jan 8, 7:49pm
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TRM vs. B&M Shifter. Which is better?
I am trying to decide between TRM and B&M shifter for my 03 GTS. As far as price wise they are pretty equal. Cheapest I could find was around $140 for those two. I'm wondering which is better of two and also which is more easier to install since I will be doing the install. I haven't done any short shifter install so easier the better. Please give me any feed back on these two shifter. Thanks all for your feedback.

Re: TRM vs. B&M Shifter. Which is better? [Re: daekyu1974] #79068 Jan 8, 7:59pm Jan 8, 7:59pm
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Sort through this POST. Generally speaking, the install should be pretty much the same for any ss kit, so don't judge it by install, judge it by your preference of the height of the shifter and your driving skills. thumbsup


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Re: TRM vs. B&M Shifter. Which is better? [Re: daekyu1974] #79069 Jan 8, 8:00pm Jan 8, 8:00pm
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Oops its TWM and TRM hehe my bad. spineyes

Re: TRM vs. B&M Shifter. Which is better? [Re: daekyu1974] #79070 Jan 8, 8:18pm Jan 8, 8:18pm
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Originally Posted by daekyu1974
Oops its TWM and TRM hehe my bad. spineyes
To my knowledge, TWM is the shortest and also the one that takes the most skill to use smoothly. TRD is somewhat longer, but from what I hear the smoothest. Perhaps you should at least look in TRD's direction?


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Re: TRM vs. B&M Shifter. Which is better? [Re: daekyu1974] #79071 Jan 8, 8:51pm Jan 8, 8:51pm
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where can I get a TRD short shifter for the cheapest price?


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Re: TRM vs. B&M Shifter. Which is better? [Re: 808CeLiCa] #79072 Jan 8, 8:57pm Jan 8, 8:57pm
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Originally Posted by 808CeLiCa
where can I get a trd short shifter for the cheapest price?
Go to google.com and do a search for them, or a TRD product site. Or you can wait a while and search Ebay every now and then one pops up.


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Re: TRM vs. B&M Shifter. Which is better? [Re: slidr] #79073 Jan 8, 9:02pm Jan 8, 9:02pm
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many people here have the b&m shortshifter and love the feel of it.

that said, most twm ss users love theirs as well. to my knowledge, i don't know of any users here with the TRD ss.

Re: TRM vs. B&M Shifter. Which is better? [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #79074 Jan 8, 9:03pm Jan 8, 9:03pm
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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
many people here have the b&m shortshifter and love the feel of it.

that said, most twm ss users love theirs as well. to my knowledge, i don't know of any users here with the trd ss.
Diablo has one.


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Re: TRM vs. B&M Shifter. Which is better? [Re: daekyu1974] #79075 Jan 8, 9:04pm Jan 8, 9:04pm
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do you have a gts if so what year the TRD is nto made for hte newer gts 's . you can use it just have to take ti out of the hosueing and isntall it like the tother short shifters.


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Re: TRM vs. B&M Shifter. Which is better? [Re: Krayze] #79076 Jan 8, 9:13pm Jan 8, 9:13pm
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Originally Posted by Krayze

do you have a gts if so what year the trd is nto made for hte newer gts 's . you can use it just have to take ti out of the hosueing and isntall it like the tother short shifters.
I've got a 2000, as does Diablo I believe. I forgot that the shift gates were revamped.


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Re: TRM vs. B&M Shifter. Which is better? [Re: daekyu1974] #79077 Jan 9, 10:34pm Jan 9, 10:34pm
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If TWM is more difficult to shift smoothly, how difficult is it? I wanna get shortest possible. My wife drives the car too and she ain't that tall. 5'10" to be exact. So she sits really close to the steering wheel. It look kinda funny cause first shifter is way too high for her and shifter actully falls little behind her body. It would be little more comfortable if shifter height is little shorter. But my worry is that it hasn't been that long since she learned how to drive manual. It's no problem for me it's just her. Want to know exactly how much more difficult to shift TWM shifter. Thanks.

Re: TRM vs. B&M Shifter. Which is better? [Re: daekyu1974] #79078 Jan 9, 10:35pm Jan 9, 10:35pm
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Damn...missed typed the damn height. She's 4'10" keke.
5'10" wouldn't be small now.

Re: TRM vs. B&M Shifter. Which is better? [Re: daekyu1974] #79079 Jan 10, 11:43am Jan 10, 11:43am
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TWM is shortest...

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Re: TRM vs. B&M Shifter. Which is better? [Re: daekyu1974] #79080 Jan 10, 7:27pm Jan 10, 7:27pm
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^^^^^^^^ yup...twm is the shortest...i like mine...throws are so short and quick...no regrets

Re: TRM vs. B&M Shifter. Which is better? [Re: daekyu1974] #79081 Jan 11, 11:53am Jan 11, 11:53am
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Ok TWM is shortest. From TRD SS and TWM SS, TWM is more stiffer and TRD. I would like to find out how much more stiff than TRD SS.

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