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manual or automatic, which do you prefer and why?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by 2004TacomaSR5, May 3, 2011.

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manual or automatic?

  1. manual transmission

    60.0%
  2. automatic transmission

    40.0%
  1. Alderleet

    Alderleet Ace of Spades

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    Automatic. Im lazy.
     
  2. RedTacoDriver

    RedTacoDriver Out of my mind....be back later.

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    Manual. When I don't have the manual dexterity and motor skills to be able to handle a manual transmission then I really should not be driving. Which explains a lot of the people you see driving on the freeway.
     
  3. OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Manuals are for sports cars and dump trucks and for douchebags that think they are all that because they can drive them
     
  4. MGMTacolover55

    MGMTacolover55 Well-Known Member

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    Auto since I drive mine in town and because Toyota did not offer the jbl sound system with the manual
     
  5. joneill03

    joneill03 Look away, I'm hideous!

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    Really? Never knew that.
     
  6. Pliny

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    Manual. I get too bored driving an auto.
     
  7. woode87

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    In a truck/suv/luxury car - auto.

    In a sporty car or a jeep - manual.

    Manuals are more fun but if im towing or commuting I'd rather just have the auto.
     
  8. EG555

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    I like both....
    Manual for a car that is meant to be driven a bit aggressively or sporty. My first car was a manual and the reason I wanted to learn how to drive manual was to get it. It seems easier to pass traffic and I am more alert of my surroundings and flow of traffic when I drive manual cars.

    Automatic is very nice to drive when there's heavy traffic or your legs are sore:laugh:
     
  9. Manwithoutaplan

    Manwithoutaplan the full Monty

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    I prefer MT. I think only pussies drive automatic.

    It is surprising to see how many people in so cal do not know how to drive a MT it is crazy.
     
  10. MGMTacolover55

    MGMTacolover55 Well-Known Member

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    In the 2013 model they didn't offer it with the manual
     
  11. Manwithoutaplan

    Manwithoutaplan the full Monty

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    what model are you talking about???

    SIngle cab

    Access Cab?

    Double Cab? short bed

    Double cab standard size bed.
     
  12. MGMTacolover55

    MGMTacolover55 Well-Known Member

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    I'm talking about the DCSB
     
  13. Manwithoutaplan

    Manwithoutaplan the full Monty

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    I honestly wanted a manual but the jbl with engine was worth the automatic
     
  15. Manwithoutaplan

    Manwithoutaplan the full Monty

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    i think if i had to pick a color now with the Tacoma i would pick the green color. i am hoping when they come out with the new 3 gen Tacoma they bring back swb and Rad red.
     
  16. MGMTacolover55

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    Speedway blue and radiant red are nice colors I personally think the metallic colors are good looking on the tacomas too
     
  17. tinker_troy

    tinker_troy I feel so Devo

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    ummmm.... wut?
     
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    You mad?
     
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    Stick for me...just like the control I guess...
     
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