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Auto vs. Standard?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by cjos, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. Sep 11, 2010 at 7:03 PM
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    cjos

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    Hello! I've decided to get a 4x4 regular cab tacoma, but am having trouble picking between manual and auto. I live in Wisconsin and I need to be able to navigate through rough winters. Any advice would be great. Thanks!
     
  2. Sep 11, 2010 at 7:05 PM
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    WarEagleDoc

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    Personally I would say to get an automatic. I would not suggest a manual transmission unless you are driving a sports car.
     
  3. Sep 11, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    David K

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  4. Sep 11, 2010 at 7:10 PM
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    Auto for wheeling, not to mention It makes slightly better gas mileage
     
  5. Sep 11, 2010 at 7:24 PM
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    WTtoolman

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    Not the 4 cylinder
     
  6. Sep 11, 2010 at 7:25 PM
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    pretty sure the 4x4 reg cab only come in 4cyl 5speed manual config...
     
  7. Sep 11, 2010 at 7:31 PM
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    My mistake, thanks for catching that.
     
  8. Sep 11, 2010 at 7:41 PM
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    One thing to count on here is the consistence of the same questions being posted, and re posted and posted and re posted....
     
  10. Sep 11, 2010 at 9:35 PM
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    i have a 4x4 reg cab tacoma in 5speed

    i LOVE IT!
    4wd is hard to control in tight turns with stick thats it.
     
  12. Sep 12, 2010 at 6:20 AM
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    That's true. However, the same person posting the exact same thread twice within two hours is a bit much.
     
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    I have a 2011 reg cab 4X4 auto and it is the only configuration that comes with bucket seats. Only way to go.
     
  14. Sep 12, 2010 at 7:29 AM
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    why do people ask these types of questions?!? youre the one thats gonna be driving it so why does it matter what other people tell you to drive?
     
  15. Sep 12, 2010 at 8:07 AM
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    Not to rag on the OP, and this is likely a hijack, but in general:

    X2; That would reduce the volume of posts here by, probably, 75%.
     
  16. Sep 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM
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    Because people learn by asking questions, and the personal experiences of others are a vital source of information. That's why.
     
  17. Sep 13, 2010 at 12:34 AM
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    so basically youre saying that because someone else likes driving an auto over a manual, they should get an auto?. a person should drive what they feel comfertable driving. not what other people like.
     
  18. Sep 13, 2010 at 12:52 AM
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    No I'm saying that because others have experience with Toyota transmissions that the OP may not, he would appreciate some "advice" on what to watch out for, what's recommended, etc. Nothing wrong with that. Smart shopping if you ask me.
     
  19. Sep 13, 2010 at 6:36 AM
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    Thats not really called for the other guy was just stating that he had already made this same thread and it has answers in there. There was no reason for a 2nd post with the same question when there are some responses in his first thread.
    I think we can see who the dick is. Thanks for helping the op out with your comment, we all appreciate it.
     
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