URD Short Throw Shifter 2005+ 1GR Tacoma 4.0L
URD short throw shifter boasts:
- 44% shorter throws
- Improved Gear engagement
- Installs in about 20 minutes
You wanted this major improvement since the first time you drove the
Tacoma. The URD short shifter works on all 2005 and later Tacoma, manual
A few years ago URD purchased a 2005 Tacoma X-Runner for product
development. We love The truck, but we disliked the OEM shifter. We took
the shifter assembly out of the truck and immediately saw a problem.
There was a clearance issue in the assembly that caused parts inside to
bind before the gears were completely engaged. Furthermore, the throw on
the six speed Tacoma shifter is long, and it can be tough to shift into
some gears. URD decided to provide a solution to address both issues.
tested other brands of short shifters in our test trucks. Although
these other brands have a nice crisp short shift, there is a lot of
noise and vibration that is transmitted through the shift lever into the
This is because the other designs replace the entire shift lever. The
stock shifter is really two parts bonded together with a rubber-like
material. This deadens sound as well as vibration. It was clear that we
wanted to retain this very important feature.
Another problem with other designs is an unnecessary complex
installation requiring grinding and disassembly of the shifter pivot
ball (while fighting a stiff spring in the process). URD's Tacoma short
shifter is very simple to install.
This simple approach has an
extension that slips over the end of the stock shifter and a spacer
plate that easily installs between the transmission and shifter
assembly. The whole installation process can be completed in about 20
Shifts are short throws; about 44% less. Gear engagement
is improved. There is no known downside here. This is the serious
improvement that you have wanted since the first time you drove your six
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