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URD short throw shifter

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by BackwoodsBoy, Jul 11, 2012.

  1. Jul 11, 2012 at 5:26 PM
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    BackwoodsBoy

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    I was looking at buying a short throw shifter for my tacoma. Does anyone have any experience with the URD shifters? I would like a little insight on the product before I buy one. Does it really have improve the shifting? Are there any downfalls that you've experienced? Thanks in advance for the help
     
  2. Jul 11, 2012 at 5:29 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    There are a few threads on this topic already....
    I've had one since the first month I got the truck.
    Big improvement on shifting - no doubt.
    Only drawback is that initially after the install reverse is difficult. Once you break it in though it is no big deal. :cool:
    One of my favorite Mods to date
     
  3. Jul 11, 2012 at 5:32 PM
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    I guess i should have searched around before starting a new one. Thanks for the input
     
  4. Jul 11, 2012 at 5:35 PM
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    wrmathis

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    also, the member Coupe on here modifies shifters to make them more solid. after a while, the bushing in the shifter arm wears out and becomes sloppy even with the URD SS. i have both on my truck and it shifts way better than it did stock
     
  5. Jul 11, 2012 at 5:38 PM
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    That's on my list.... :eek:
     
  6. Jul 11, 2012 at 5:38 PM
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    Thanks. I think im going to order it tonight and hopefully can have it installed over the weekend. My truck is going in on monday for some work so i wont have it for a week or so
     
  7. Jul 11, 2012 at 5:44 PM
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    honestly, i would have liked to see how it was before the URD SS. I installed the URD the first day i had my truck. in fact, i think i got the URD SS before i got the truck.
     
  8. Jul 11, 2012 at 5:46 PM
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    :laughing:

    I drove mine for about two weeks before I installed the SS. Night & day difference. :cool:
     
  9. Jul 11, 2012 at 5:48 PM
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    Favorite mod I've done to the truck thus far. Look in URD's vendor section you'll see a thread about the SS and find that everyone who installs it is quite enthused. No downfalls IMO, only a far superior feel to the shift. enjoy it :D

    also, if you need help with install, I have pics in my gallery
     
  10. Jul 11, 2012 at 5:49 PM
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