Jeep Wrangler Forum - Reply to Topic
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Tech Forum > b&m shifter

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Thread: b&m shifter Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
04-22-2008 10:33 AM
Jerry Bransford
Quote:
Originally Posted by Triple88a View Post
Auto is better for crawling.
Exactly.
04-22-2008 09:41 AM
Triple88a Auto is better for crawling.
04-22-2008 04:24 AM
[TheYJGuy]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jerry Bransford View Post
I'm probably going to end up with one of those. It's hard having spent $1000 and a lot of energy converting my TJ to an automatic to end up with the stock lame-looking OE shifter handle.
Why did you opt for the auto?
04-21-2008 07:47 PM
Triple88a i donno i like the round knobs instead of the t handles better. For me its more comfortable.
04-21-2008 07:44 PM
foxinthemudd I bought one right after trip did. I love mine I can grab gears quick and such only thing that does need to go is the stock knob ya need a t-handle for the thing...
04-21-2008 04:53 PM
Jerry Bransford
Quote:
Originally Posted by The_YJGuy88 View Post
I'm probably going to end up with one of those. It's hard having spent $1000 and a lot of energy converting my TJ to an automatic to end up with the stock lame-looking OE shifter handle.
04-21-2008 04:10 PM
potatobill hey trip, yeah the thread adapter i guess would be a better name. thanks
04-21-2008 12:47 AM
Triple88a what do you mean the stick? you mean the thread size?

No idea but most shifters come with those plastic inserts that you forcefully tighten on the shifter and then slide the knob over and then tighten some setscrews that hold it. At first i thought what is this crappy thing. Well now i take it all back. Mine is very stable.
04-20-2008 11:44 PM
potatobill what size is the stick? I want to replace my knob and dont know what size insert I need.
04-20-2008 02:22 PM
4.0l sahara looks nice I may get one.
04-20-2008 12:00 PM
Triple88a There is a gasket that goes on the "bottom" of the stock shifter while for the B&M you use RTV or whatever that liquid gasket stuff was.



Dry Fit to make sure it fits before you glue anything.









Notice the 3" extension?
04-20-2008 11:59 AM
Triple88a I'm very happy with it because now with the short shifter and my 3" extension i dont have a 80" stroke from first to second gear lol

I have a 2" bl and 1" tcase drop so my shifter went down 3" from the stock position, thats why i have to use an extension to keep it located where the stock level was.

I loved the short stroke of it before i had the extension but it even now its still better than it was stock.

Again i'm very happy with the short throw

here you go dude some install pics






Main reason why i replaced it at the time i did.






04-20-2008 09:40 AM
[TheYJGuy]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gilez View Post
I like the stock shifter also.
You rock!

04-20-2008 09:38 AM
Gilez I like the stock shifter also.
04-20-2008 09:32 AM
4.0l sahara Thanks.
04-20-2008 09:29 AM
[TheYJGuy] ^^^Thats the auto^^^

and the manual short throw...



and the factory shifter with the B&M handle...



I'm not a fan of the short throw shifters, or automatics, but the t-handle was worth the $10 I paid for it. It was nice, but I still prefer the factory knob.



(its more of a console shot, but I don't have a Jeep on hand to take a new pic)
04-20-2008 09:08 AM
[TheYJGuy]
04-20-2008 08:52 AM
4.0l sahara Nobody? I no some of you have this shifter.
04-19-2008 04:27 PM
4.0l sahara
b&m shifter

What do you guys think of it? Woth the money? If you have any pics of one post the pics.


Thanks

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:37 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC