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Jan 22, 3:28pm - #88351 
shorshifters?

whats the puprose of a short shifter"??? whats the best brand and price ranges on them

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Jan 22, 3:55pm - #88352 
short shifters do exactly what they are called. youll be able to change gears a lot quicker becuase the shifter is shorter. so the shorter the shift the faster you can get it into gear which improves a your shifting a little. as far as brands go im not to sure on that for the 7th gens.


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Jan 22, 4:32pm - #88353 
twm b&m or TRD...t&w is like 135 b&m maybe 110-120...think TRD is the most expensive but not sure...i have twm..i love it...its the shortest...but the others are good as well...

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Jan 22, 4:56pm - #88354 
Is it hard to shift with at first? I have this weird feeling that I'd miss my gear when shifting until I got the feel for it.


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Jan 22, 5:02pm - #88355 
Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
Is it hard to shift with at first? I have this weird feeling that I'd miss my gear when shifting until I got the feel for it.


Then wait to get one, get your shifting down pack before you get a SS, a miss shift could be bad news.

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Jan 22, 5:23pm - #88356 
Originally Posted by Gen7fan
Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
Is it hard to shift with at first? I have this weird feeling that I'd miss my gear when shifting until I got the feel for it.


Then wait to get one, get your shifting down pack before you get a SS, a miss shift could be bad news.


yep..TWM will have a higher percentage of misshifting since it is shorter also...B&M is the next step up...then TRD...

B&M is good imo. grin


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Jan 22, 5:35pm - #88357 
Well my shifting is fine, I'm just wondering if its gonna be a diffrent feel.


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Jan 22, 6:03pm - #88358 
Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
Well my shifting is fine, I'm just wondering if its gonna be a diffrent feel.


it'll feel shorter from each gear to gear..the general throw of the shift...maybe a tad rougher depending on which one you get.


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Jan 22, 6:07pm - #88359 
Wanna talk about a short shifter? Check mine out...

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Jan 22, 6:09pm - #88360 
Picture isnt working for me.


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Jan 22, 6:32pm - #88361 
Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
Picture isnt working for me.


it's REALLY short. grin


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Jan 22, 6:37pm - #88362 
twm shortshifter wink


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Jan 22, 6:45pm - #88363 
This question seems to come up a lot and I don't have a short shifter so I can not comment on which is best, but I always have the same questions that maybe somebody could answer. What are the disadvantages about a SS other than mis-shifting? Would it put more strain on a transmission?

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Jan 22, 7:44pm - #88364 
Originally Posted by hephaestus
This question seems to come up a lot and I don't have a short shifter so I can not comment on which is best, but I always have the same questions that maybe somebody could answer. What are the disadvantages about a SS other than mis-shifting? Would it put more strain on a transmission?


i don't think so


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Jan 22, 9:31pm - #88365 
This might explain my feelings better.
Check this link. U might not like it, but check it out>> Short Shifters

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Jan 22, 9:35pm - #88366 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by Gen7fan
Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
Is it hard to shift with at first? I have this weird feeling that I'd miss my gear when shifting until I got the feel for it.


Then wait to get one, get your shifting down pack before you get a SS, a miss shift could be bad news.


yep..TWM will have a higher percentage of misshifting since it is shorter also...B&M is the next step up...then TRD...

B&M is good imo. grin


my b&m is in the mail thumbsup

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Jan 22, 9:39pm - #88367 
I got the TRD its awesome for me, with stock it was hard for me to find 3rd a couple of times but with the short shift, i shift better, its wierd i know but thats just me i guess anyway i love it feels smoother to me =)


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Jan 22, 10:43pm - #88368 
i never misshift with my twm...it is little misleading in the beginning but once you break it in... its fine

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Jan 23, 12:06am - #88369 
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by Gen7fan
Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
Is it hard to shift with at first? I have this weird feeling that I'd miss my gear when shifting until I got the feel for it.


Then wait to get one, get your shifting down pack before you get a SS, a miss shift could be bad news.


yep..TWM will have a higher percentage of misshifting since it is shorter also...B&M is the next step up...then TRD...

B&M is good imo. grin


my b&m is in the mail thumbsup


i got b&m...and i luv it...its a lil stiffer...but such a quick throw its not even funny... grin

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Jan 23, 1:57am - #88370 
Originally Posted by hephaestus
This might explain my feelings better.
Check this link. U might not like it, but check it out>> Short Shifters


noones paying attention to that, but it sounds true to me. i would get TRD personally

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