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40% reduction is killer looking forward to you guys building them for the W56's.

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Got it installed

My rough measurements show about a 1.5 in reduction in throw. From 5.5 to right at 4. The shifter reduced a lot of the slop in the gear pattern and neutral positions. There is one difference I can see from the other installed pics. On my R151 the breather needs to go to the rear and the Marlin lettering goes to the front. Other than that the install went easy.




 

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Got it installed

My rough measurements show about a 1.5 in reduction in throw. From 5.5 to right at 4. The shifter reduced a lot of the slop in the gear pattern and neutral positions. There is one difference I can see from the other installed pics. On my R151 the breather needs to go to the rear and the Marlin lettering goes to the front. Other than that the install went easy.


Awesome! Thanks for the pics and the report!! :bowdown: The 6-cylinder handle I used is about 15-inches tall, which will affect the reduced distance. It will still be a 40% reduction regardless of the height :thumbs:

As for the opposite install of your base, this is a dead give-a-way that you have R151F turbo transmission :eye: :eye: R150F and G52/54/58 run the base as shown on the other install pics on page 1 :thumbs:

So, it's been about two weeks now, how is your impression after some seat time? :wave:

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I haven't got to drove it yet. Im in the middle of installing a psc steering pump and hydro assist. I should have it done by after thanksgiving.

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Sorry meant drive. I can't edit my post above.

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Nice, keep it up, get your rig done, reward yourself with some wheeling, and let us know how the shifter feels :driving: :thumbs:

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These are now available as an Add-On option when you order one of our rebuilt G- or R- series 2WD or 4WD transmission. Saves you the trouble of having to remove and replace bases, and the Short Throw's leak-free performance is guaranteed under the Transmission Warranty at no extra cost!

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Nice, keep it up, get your rig done, reward yourself with some wheeling, and let us know how the shifter feels :driving: :thumbs:

Thanks!
BigMike

Should have my rig on the road by the first part of January. Then I can report how it feels after a little seat time. Then its getting torn down again to put my dual ultimates in :)

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Are you guys still doing this? I'd be in for one for my 86. The shifter bushing is shot so I may as well do this

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All G- and R-series kits are back in stock and we are getting closer to releasing the W56-A/B kit soon! :_order:



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I want one of these for my R150F.
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After the world's longest hydro assist install, I got to drive the truck this weekend. It took a little getting used to since my old shifter seat was obviously worn out. The short shifter worked like a champ. I am very happy with it. I cant wait to put it to use on my next wheeling trip. Thanks for a great product.
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Awesome, thanks for the report!!
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No Problem. It worked flawlessly driving in Houston traffic today (approximately 60 miles round trip). 
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I installed Short Throw Shifter Kit in my 4x4 last week Wednesday, the day it arrived at my house, and I love it! It definitely  has more "BLING" then the next guy! Also, the shifter don't seem to "pop" out of first gear, unlike the original shifter that was in the trans. ( Original shifter replaced seat and bushing with Marlin products, still "popped" out of first gear. ) But that is not the reason that I installed Short Shifter. :thumbs:
So when are Short Shifter Kits will be available for W59 transmissions, 2003 Toyota Tacomas (2RZ-FE)? :crossed:
« Last Edit: Apr 14, 2013, 04:07:38 PM by DeXTer5G »

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Thanks for your comment DeXTer5G! I added it to our website :) As for the W59, we are working on the W56 models first, and then we'll get to the W59. It will be a while however... I'll keep this updated with more info as soon as possible!

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Christmas just came early!

http://www.marlincrawler.com/transmission/shifter-parts/



I wish Christmas would come early here at my house too :gap:.  Christmas anytime would be nice.  Someday I'll get one of these...
2000 3.4L xtra-cab Tacoma.
Icon C/Os
Marlin 1200lb. clutch
Marlin short shifter
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2005 4.0L xtra-cab Tacoma
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Waiting on Marlin for the RA60 Short throw shifter...Hint Hint
FLOODED...GONE

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Automatic...Don't shoot...
All stock for now.

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Eta on w56 yet??
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Can we expect the W56 short throw shifter to be $179 as well?

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I will have to find out on both these questions for you gentlemen. I believe the price for the W56-A, -B, and W59 will be the same, but the W56-C/D/E uses a dual transmission + transfer case base which is larger (more material and machining time). I'll keep this updated when I get some info to share!

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Just installed it. Love it.
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I love it! Works great and looks cool. Easy install. Someone who isnt very mechanically inclined could install it no problem. :thumbs:
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Anything one the w56b?

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W56 eta MC??? Still waiting on mine!!!
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I have been waiting for one since they came out, for my R150F. 


On my money,  not Marlin  :rivers:
2000 3.4L xtra-cab Tacoma.
Icon C/Os
Marlin 1200lb. clutch
Marlin short shifter
FLOODED...GONE

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King Resi C/Os and Total Chaos UCAs
Waiting on Marlin for the RA60 Short throw shifter...Hint Hint
FLOODED...GONE

2012 4.0L xtra-cab 4x4 Tacoma
Automatic...Don't shoot...
All stock for now.

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I never realized how much of a throw my R151F has until I really paid attention.  A short throw is on my list of things to get.  But its not high on the priority list.
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Just seems like it would make driving more fun.  Especially on the beach here.  Gotta keep up the RPMs.

If you could install it on lunch break, better yet.
2000 3.4L xtra-cab Tacoma.
Icon C/Os
Marlin 1200lb. clutch
Marlin short shifter
FLOODED...GONE

2005 4.0L xtra-cab Tacoma
King Resi C/Os and Total Chaos UCAs
Waiting on Marlin for the RA60 Short throw shifter...Hint Hint
FLOODED...GONE

2012 4.0L xtra-cab 4x4 Tacoma
Automatic...Don't shoot...
All stock for now.

^ Who let Wainiha into the mainland?? :yikes: - Big Mike

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Sorry but nothing to report on the W56A/B version as of yet.

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