B&M Pro Ripper or....?

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  1. ThatguyfromPanama

    ThatguyfromPanama New Member

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    Building this thing & going through all the parts.
    Found a Pro Ripper with stock handle in the bunch.

    I remember the old school B&M from days past & they were good. I have read good and bad about this one. Have also read the MGW is a much better piece.

    Just dont know if I should go through the hassle of finding a new handle, rebuild(needs new springs, clean, etc) or just have him get the MGW for $180. Already need a new flywheel, clutch cable, disk & PP.

    SO...... if YOU had a Ripper laying around and lots of time on your hands. Would you clean it up & use it or........?
     
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  3. rz5.0

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    I have the pro ripper on the t45 have the regular ripper on the t5 also got a pro 5.0on a t56 and mgw on a t56. different trans but I like them all..
     
  4. Addermk2

    Addermk2 Well-Known Member

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    On my old T5, I had used a Hurst Short Throw, a Steeda Tri-ax, one of those cheap chinese deals, and a B&M Ripper. The Ripper was BY FAR the best shifter I had ever used on my T5. When I swapped to the TR3550 I used a Pro5.0 Power tower, and it was complete garbage. Took it off and went to a MGW, which stayed until I swapped to auto.

    If I still had a T5, I would certainly still be using a B&M.
     
  5. ThatguyfromPanama

    ThatguyfromPanama New Member

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    Thank You Adder.

    Will bolt it on and see what happens when we get to that point.

    He is on a $8000 budget.
     
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    g36 monkey Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    I always recommend the MGW because I've found it to be the most comfortable
     
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    MGW and never look back.
     
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    Can't vouch for anything but MGW, but I love mine on my T5.