All about the B&M Pro Bandit line of Gated Race Shifters

By: B&M / Dale Dotson06/25/2019 < Back to Blog Home

With its cutting-edge Magnum Grip design combined with the race-proven mechanics, the Pro Bandit line of race shifters offers the unbeatable combination of race performance, functionality, and looks! These race shifters come set-up for 2-speed Powerglide transmissions and are packed with all kinds of features. Starting out as a seven-pound block of 6061-T6 aluminum, the Pro Bandit shifter features CNC machined construction, ergonomically shaped Magnum Grip shift handle with either a thin shift handle for maximum weight savings or with replaceable side grip plates. Be sure to check out our line of side grip plates including the models with either a one or two button momentary switches for controlling trans brakes, nitrous, and other accessories needing momentary power. The shifter is available with either a polished or a stealthy matte black finish and includes a reverse lockout meeting NHRA/IHRA safety rules. These shifters are compatible with forward or reverse pattern valve bodies and capable of controlling 2, 3 and 4-speed automatic transmissions by simply replacing the hardened steel gate plate, and using the applicable bracket and levers. Other features include an 8-foot Super-duty race shifter cable, Powerglide Pro Lever kit, cable quick disconnect extension and they offer a built-in mounting location for adding an optional CO2 shift cylinder 80883, or you can mount an electric shift solenoid for P/G applications. Comes with detailed instructions for an easy installation.