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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 01-24-2006, 07:27 PM Thread Starter
 
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b&m or harrop shifter

gmm riphifter is a little to expensive for my budget...so im trying to decide on the b&m or the harrop. what do you guys suggest?

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I've got a B&M. Finding 3rd and 4th is a pain every once in a while. It's enough of a problem that I'd never consider speed shifting my car.

No personal experience with the GMM or Harrop. However, based on what I've heard, you'd be better off waiting and picking up the GMM.
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Jonnebgood did a write-up on a GMM shifter compared to the B&M. He actually replaced his B&M with the GMM. He had comparison pics and everything. I'll try to find it for y ou. My advice is that of a carpenter, measure twice cut once!

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The 3rd and 4th gear thing can be aggrevating, I'm considering the GMM after reading the post he speaks of! Good Luck!

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Like b.a., I have a B&M. It has been a contant hassle to keep it from leaking, due to piss poor design...but It is light-years better than the rubber, vague feel of the long-throw OEM shifter.

SCCAGoat has posted a great thread on this site on swapping out his B&M for a GMM...and he sounds very happy with the GMM.
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The B&M sucks. Shifting is a hassel, let alone the rattle. Anyone have a link to where I can get thee GMM. Also looking for OEM tail lights in black instead of red. Any help please
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I have the Harrop now with 1 cut off stock handle. I like it because its stock location, quiet and feels more like car should have come. Good for driver may not be best for racing.
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Jonnebgood did a write-up on a GMM shifter compared to the B&M. He actually replaced his B&M with the GMM. He had comparison pics and everything. I'll try to find it for y ou. My advice is that of a carpenter, measure twice cut once!

i can't seem to find his write up
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i can't seem to find his write up
Maybe it's someone else! Soo many posts AAARRRRRGGGGGGG!

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HA! It was by LS2FAST.

Sorry to miss lead you guys!

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