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Short Shifters (b&m vs. skunk 2)

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by biglee414, Jan 27, 2004.

Which short shifter is better?

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  1. biglee414

    biglee414 Senior Member

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    Just wanted to see from a few of you who have one or know someone who does, which one is better, or any problems w/ either.
     
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    asmallsol Super Moderator

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    I am almost positive that b had the B&M shifter and he complained that the thing rattled like hell. He changed to the Skunk2 shifter and loves it.
     
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    SolLess16 Senior Member

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    Never had a problem with the B&M but never heard any thing bad from Skunk2 either , good choice which ever way you go
     
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    B16 Super Moderator VIP

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    had the skunk2 in my old coupe, i loved it. in the del sol i'm pretty happy with the stock shifter for now.
     
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    JDMilan Senior Member

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    seen some B&M units and craftsmanship and setup look very nice, quality item for sure. But to be honest I never got any short shifters since they really inturn don't vastly improve anything, I just never needed to short my throw by x amount of degrees.

    personally I would pass and buy some other part that gains hp, but from your two I would go B&M.
     
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    Lovin' my B&M even though it's heavy as hell. Although I guess it'll probably never break like I keep hearing of those aluminum ones.

    liquin
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    the B&M sucks ass. hate it. wobbly as a mother fucker. threw it out, bought a skunk2, love it.
     
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    gocivicls Senior Member

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    Skunk2 all the way......Short as hell and they come w/ bushings kits.

    B&M suck balls cuz they are Straight with no bends..........2nd gear feels like first and To shift the third and fifth you have to lean forward.
     
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    I've used a DC Sports and B&M and the DC was better than the B&M. Smoother and more precise. I've heard the stock Type-R is pretty good according to Gary Gardella.
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    DC's suck balls too. they break in half all the freakin time.

    garbage.

    just get a skunk2 and end this thread already =)
     
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    I almost bought a B&M, and then after talking to B, Eric, and A few other I bought a Skunk2. and I'm happy as a fly on shit with it.
     
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    that must be pretty happy :lol:
     
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