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WHICH SHORT SHIFT IS BETTER? #9301 Mar 7, 3:10pm Mar 7, 3:10pm
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WHICH SHORT SHIFT IS BETTER?
I HAVE BEEN LOOKING INTO SHORT SHIFT KITS FOR MY 2000 CELICA GTS. SO FAR, MY TOP 2 ARE THE TRD AND THE B&M. SOME SAY THE TRD IS A LITTLE TALLER BUT THE B&M HAS A TENDENCY TO MIS-SHIFT (AND IT DOESN'T HELP THAT I'M STILL OCCASIONALLY DROPPING INTO REVERSE WHEN I WANT TO GO INTO 1ST). ANY THOUGHTS OUR OTHER RECOMMENDATIONS?


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Re: WHICH SHORT SHIFT IS BETTER? [Re: JAIMEJAMES] #9302 Mar 7, 3:17pm Mar 7, 3:17pm
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I like TWM because it has the shortest height and it makes for the shortest throw...

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Re: WHICH SHORT SHIFT IS BETTER? [Re: Steven] #9303 Mar 7, 3:48pm Mar 7, 3:48pm
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THANKS FOR THE INPUT. IS IT EASY TO INSTALL AND IS THERE AN ISSUE OF MIS-SHIFTING? I JUST BOUGHT MY USED CELICA BARELY A WEEK AGO AND I ALREADY HAVE THE URGE TO START MODIFYING THE SMALL THINGS. ANY THOUGHTS ON THE BEST SUSPENSION? I WANT LOW PROFILE BUT I ALSO WANT ACTUAL HANDLING ABILITY. I WANT STICK WITH A LOT OF TRD AT FIRST DUE TO MY WARRANTY BUT I PLAN ON GOING ALL OUT ONCE IT ENDS. BLITZ SUPERCHARGER ANYBODY?


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Re: WHICH SHORT SHIFT IS BETTER? [Re: JAIMEJAMES] #9304 Mar 7, 7:36pm Mar 7, 7:36pm
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i have a twm ss and it works great. make third gear easy to hit.

Re: WHICH SHORT SHIFT IS BETTER? [Re: sageygts] #9305 Mar 7, 8:01pm Mar 7, 8:01pm
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lolz im with you on da third gear. For other short shifters, i dont dink it has that curve bent look than other shifters which makes it easier to shift to third..since there's this since shift gate problems on 2002's i dink. for 2000-2001 and 2003 celicas..ask before you purchase a twm. good luck grin


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Re: WHICH SHORT SHIFT IS BETTER? [Re: sleepy celica] #9306 Mar 7, 8:14pm Mar 7, 8:14pm
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TWM...i love mine...took about 35-45 minutes to install...very easy...it is very short and the throw is nice...go with TWM...cant go wrong...plus they are a sponsor of this site... thumbsup


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Re: WHICH SHORT SHIFT IS BETTER? [Re: 4u2envy] #9307 Mar 10, 12:02pm Mar 10, 12:02pm

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I also have a TWM. I haven't tried out the TRD one so I can't compare to it. But my TWM shifter works well. It's a very quick shift because it is so short but occasionally I miss third. (That's on me though).

Re: WHICH SHORT SHIFT IS BETTER? #9308 Mar 10, 10:13pm Mar 10, 10:13pm
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i have an obx...it sucks cry
its like a cheap ass version of the b&m, the only reason i got it was because the b&m i orderd kept getting back ordered [Mad] i think i should have waited.


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Re: WHICH SHORT SHIFT IS BETTER? [Re: clockwork] #9309 Mar 10, 11:07pm Mar 10, 11:07pm
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I really like my B&M. I've never compared it to a TWM. But, my installation was a little bit longer... That damn pushnut!! The thing is the B&M has the plastic doohickeys on it, and you have to take the plastic doohickeys off of the stock one and put it on the TWM.

Re: WHICH SHORT SHIFT IS BETTER? [Re: FUBAR2001GT] #9310 Mar 14, 12:05pm Mar 14, 12:05pm
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i know twm has the shortest height... i have it.. but isn't b&m's have a shorter throw? i dunno i like my twm... it works perfectly fine. personally i want the throw shorter.. hehe


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Re: WHICH SHORT SHIFT IS BETTER? [Re: hi ho silver] #9311 Mar 14, 6:09pm Mar 14, 6:09pm

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Personally, I'll take quick shift but I'll settle with my TWM short shifter. wink

Re: WHICH SHORT SHIFT IS BETTER? #9312 Mar 15, 12:08am Mar 15, 12:08am
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I have been thinking to buy a TWM short shift, but dunno if it will fit on a 03 gts, anyone know?


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Re: WHICH SHORT SHIFT IS BETTER? [Re: Tung] #9313 Mar 15, 12:20am Mar 15, 12:20am
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Quote:
Originally posted by Tung:
I have been thinking to buy a TWM short shift, but dunno if it will fit on a 03 gts, anyone know?
Last time I checked, they didn't have one yet for the 03 celicas. Check their website or email them to be sure.

Re: WHICH SHORT SHIFT IS BETTER? [Re: edge202] #9314 Mar 15, 6:45pm Mar 15, 6:45pm
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a little island in the middle ...
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a little island in the middle ...
the distance in throw between my TRD shifter and stock is very minimal. A good choice for someone who wants a slight change, but nothing too drastic.


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