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B&M Light truck megashifter

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by adamforsythe, Dec 30, 2005.

  1. adamforsythe

    adamforsythe 1/2 ton status

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    I just got a B&M light truck megashifter for christmas. Tell me what you guys think about the ratcheting shifters in our trucks. How mAny of you have them?
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    I've used the Mega-shifter in cars, but the Star-shifter might be better in a 4wd truck. I prefer the Star-shifter myself. (Note; looks the same as the Mega-shifter.)
     
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    i just put one in my 88. had alittle trouble adjusting it but i got it squared away. i like it, sometimes the revers lock out feature gets annoyting when your trying to rock back and forth to get out of something or make a multi point turn. also it ratchets into neutral so if you own a 3 speed make sure you count your shifts or youll go into neutral. also make sure you put the handle on right. mine was barely off and it crossthreaded real easily.
     
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    i'm getting one for mine hopefully. when i get money again. Let me know how you like it!
     
  5. adamforsythe

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    I will I just need to get my truck back from the shop with my NEW TH350.
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    I have one and really like it too. It works better and is just straight up cooler than the column shifter.
     
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    I love mine, the days of pounding through the gears with a rachet shifter and a big block with strait headers were fun! its just a darn shame that the local cops would not be to happy if I kept that set up..
     
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    thats what i run in my rig, works great!
     
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    Ok I know how to hook everything up but the backup light and neutral safty switches. How do I wire those bad boys up?
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    Adam
     
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    it tells you in the book. i never wired mine up since its a trail only rig and i know to start it only when in park or neutral. i think you just have to extend the leads from the wires on the column to the switches then adjust the switches acordingly.
     

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