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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

    60.4%
  2. automatic transmission

    39.6%
  1. Feb 25, 2013 at 11:16 PM
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    tinker_troy

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  2. Feb 25, 2013 at 11:18 PM
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    OZ-T

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    It's because I can drive a manual , isn't it ?
     
  3. Feb 25, 2013 at 11:21 PM
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    tinker_troy

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  4. Feb 26, 2013 at 7:29 AM
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  5. Feb 26, 2013 at 7:54 AM
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  6. Feb 26, 2013 at 2:41 PM
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    ecoterragaia

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    This would make sense if automatic transmissions werent invented before we landed on the moon.
     
  7. Feb 27, 2013 at 11:59 AM
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    mynameistory

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  8. Mar 7, 2013 at 5:41 PM
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    I prefer manual because to me its more fun to drive… I see how it can get annoying in traffic from time to time for most people, but ive been driving manual as a daily driver for 12 years and shifting just comes so naturally to me that i reach to clutch when i come to a stop on my wife's auto…lol… :eek:
    now, to be honest with you all… traffic is annoying on my wife auto just as much as my manual…
     
  9. Mar 8, 2013 at 3:40 AM
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    I share your sentiment. Not only about traffic, but driving manual IS more fun to drive. My first car was stick back in 1985 and I have never owned an automatic.
     
  10. Mar 8, 2013 at 5:27 PM
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    MANUALS ARE MORE FUN TO DRIVE. MY SON IS GETTING MY OLD TRUCK THAT'S MANUAL, SO HE WILL LEARN TO DRIVE RIGHT. EVERY BOY NEEDS TO KNOW HOW.
     
  11. Mar 8, 2013 at 5:32 PM
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    MANUALS ARE SO OLD SCHOOL , GET WITH THE PROGRAM
     
  12. Mar 8, 2013 at 5:37 PM
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    Hairy Taco

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    yeah but you said the same thing about shoelaces when asked why all your shoes were Velcro
     
  13. Mar 8, 2013 at 5:48 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T You chose ... poorly

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    VELCRO IS MODERN TECH JUST LIKE AUTOS TRY TO KEEP UP
     
  14. Mar 8, 2013 at 5:54 PM
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    automatics are old school, your grandm-eh drove one in the 50s or so
     
  15. Mar 8, 2013 at 5:55 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T You chose ... poorly

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    NO SHE DIDN'T SHE DROVE A MANUAL LIKE ALL OLD PEOPLE
     
  16. Mar 8, 2013 at 5:58 PM
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    she drove an auto , you cant shift a dogsled.

    Yea , the older I get , the more I like more simple things. I don't even have a door remote , I have manual windows and locks. Just so hard to NOT contradict you OZ.
     
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  17. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:05 PM
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    old school…? lol
    you made go google this…
    this a list of cars that only came manual in 2011:

    BMW 1-Series M Coupe
    Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
    Chevrolet Corvette Z06
    Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
    Ford Mustang Boss 302
    Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
    Honda Civic Si
    Lotus Elise
    Lotus Exige
    Mazda MazdaSpeed 3
    Porsche 911 GT3 / Porsche 911 GT3 RS
    Porsche 911 GT2 RS
    Subaru Impreza WRX / Subaru Impreza WRX STi
     
  18. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:07 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T You chose ... poorly

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    Cars
     
  19. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:07 PM
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    THE DOGS ARE AUTO
     
  20. Mar 8, 2013 at 6:10 PM
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    At work, we have so called hybrid vans. Like FedEx. 5 speed manual shifted ......automatically. 3 second delays in the throttle , terrible on a hill , worst of both types of tranny.
     
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