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Automatic Transmission Question

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by StAndrew, Feb 8, 2010.

  1. Feb 8, 2010 at 7:11 PM
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    StAndrew

    StAndrew [OP] Wait for it...

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    I noticed that the Auto gets better gas than the manual (according to Toyota). Does the 4sp auto have a lockup clutch? Thanks!
     
  2. Feb 8, 2010 at 7:19 PM
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    ETaco23

    ETaco23 Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    wierd.... I always thaught the manual got better....
     
  3. Feb 8, 2010 at 8:12 PM
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    EnolaGaia

    EnolaGaia Well-Known Member

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    For the 1995.5 - 2004 Tacomas, the relative mileage estimate advantage depends on the model and engine.
     
  4. Feb 8, 2010 at 8:13 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Yes. It has a lock up torque converter clutch.
     
  5. Feb 11, 2010 at 2:26 AM
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    dustinuhls

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    Gas mileage depends on the driver. If you wind up the RPMs a lot before shifting your manual, then your gas mileage will suck.
     
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