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Old 04-23-2005, 07:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Got a '93 525 and lookin at either a B&m or UUC shifter. There is a big disparity in price about a $100 less for B&M. Im not a racer so dont need superior quality, anybody had experiences w/ either shifter? In addition, how about just replacing stock shifter bushings? Has anyone had this experience and can this be done at home? THX.
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Originally posted by brians15@Apr 23 2005, 08:26 AM
Got a '93 525 and lookin at either a B&m or UUC shifter. There is a big disparity in price about a $100 less for B&M. Im not a racer so dont need superior quality, anybody had experiences w/ either shifter? In addition, how about just replacing stock shifter bushings? Has anyone had this experience and can this be done at home? THX.
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My exact question myself. I am eager to hear replies. Have you tried posting on Roadfly too? You'll definitely get opinions there. Let us know what you find out...
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Originally posted by Eric S.+Apr 26 2005, 08:35 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Eric S. @ Apr 26 2005, 08:35 PM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-brians15@Apr 23 2005, 08:26 AM
Got a '93 525 and lookin at either a B&m or UUC shifter. There is a big disparity in price about a $100 less for B&M. Im not a racer so dont need superior quality, anybody had experiences w/ either shifter? In addition, how about just replacing stock shifter bushings? Has anyone had this experience and can this be done at home? THX.
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My exact question myself. I am eager to hear replies. Have you tried posting on Roadfly too? You'll definitely get opinions there. Let us know what you find out...
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I spoke w/ a shop owner and of course he said the $280 UUC is better, so it just depends on the $$.
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