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TBob said:
anybody know where?

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You don't want it unless they re-engineered the adapter plate. There is a gap that leaves the tranny open to the elements. Not good. LC has the better made one.
 

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THe B&M kit I installed on our black TRD Taco reuses the factory metal gasket and then you lay a bead of silicone around the billet spacer to completely seal everything from the elements as good as stock.

You can see the factory metal gasket inside the purple spacer here...
 

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SEAN_at_TLT said:
THe B&M kit I installed on our black TRD Taco reuses the factory metal gasket and then you lay a bead of silicone around the billet spacer to completely seal everything from the elements as good as stock.

You can see the factory metal gasket inside the purple spacer here...

But hows it feel? I've heard that the notchy shifting is increased with the short shifter.
 

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SEAN_at_TLT said:
THe B&M kit I installed on our black TRD Taco reuses the factory metal gasket and then you lay a bead of silicone around the billet spacer to completely seal everything from the elements as good as stock.

You can see the factory metal gasket inside the purple spacer here...
If that is the way you installed it you are going to have two holes that will let crap into your expensive tranny.

See the left side of the plate and the machined lower area? There will not be any seal in area near the bolt holes. If you look at the underside of the shifter assembly, you will see that there will not be any contact at all between the shifter assembly and the spacer plate in those two spots.

You are also going to find that the bolts on that side will come loose and if you tighten the bolts to much it will just bend the shifter assembly plate.

The problem is that spacer plate is also used on a Jeep product and that recessed area is needed for some bracket that gets bolted between the shifter and the tranny, but on our trucks there is nothing to take up that space and there will be no seal and it will leak and let crap in.

I have spoken to B&M about this problem and they seem to think I am a nut and don't know what I am talking about.

Anyway, do check it out on your truck and if you are seeing the same problem.

One thing I did for a customer, was to put the metal gasket plate thing on top of the spacer plate instead of under it. That will cover the gaps and make a better seal especially if you put the RTV in the right place. Then I made two spacers like washers that go where the bolts are that are the same height as the recess area and now the bolts can be properly tightened and they will stay tight.
 

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If that is the way you installed it you are going to have two holes that will let crap into your expensive tranny.

See the left side of the plate and the machined lower area? There will not be any seal in area near the bolt holes. If you look at the underside of the shifter assembly, you will see that there will not be any contact at all between the shifter assembly and the spacer plate in those two spots.

You are also going to find that the bolts on that side will come loose and if you tighten the bolts to much it will just bend the shifter assembly plate.

The problem is that spacer plate is also used on a Jeep product and that recessed area is needed for some bracket that gets bolted between the shifter and the tranny, but on our trucks there is nothing to take up that space and there will be no seal and it will leak and let crap in.

I have spoken to B&M about this problem and they seem to think I am a nut and don't know what I am talking about.

Anyway, do check it out on your truck and if you are seeing the same problem.

One thing I did for a customer, was to put the metal gasket plate thing on top of the spacer plate instead of under it. That will cover the gaps and make a better seal especially if you put the RTV in the right place. Then I made two spacers like washers that go where the bolts are that are the same height as the recess area and now the bolts can be properly tightened and they will stay tight.
Yeah fitment problems suck....
 

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I have the LC Engineering one. With stock fluid it was notchy as heck. With Redline it is great. You cannot shift as quick since it seems like the syncros need some pause but you don't have to reach as far. It also seems more crisp. It's a trade off between speed/reaching and shifting slower but not reaching as far.
 
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