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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. Fenwick1993

    Fenwick1993 Hillbilly

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    Overall, I like a manual. Better gas mileage (if you can drive it right,) and people are less likely to steal it. But I like automatics for towing and for being on the paper route- throwing papers is a lot easier when I'm not haftin to shift, control the wheel, and throw a paper out the window. My Taco is an automatic, unfortunately, but I don't mind. I couldn't pass up such a truck for only $250!
     
  2. OZ-T

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

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    Crazy , maybe

    Mad over that ? Not
     
  3. DEEVON911

    DEEVON911 Semi-pro

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    Oz is referring to this...

    :rolleyes:


     
  4. mynameistory

    mynameistory Well-Known Member

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  5. OZ-T

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

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    or this
     
  6. tinker_troy

    tinker_troy I feel so Devo

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    well then, I guess I'm a douchebag

    better than contributing to the alternative....

    [​IMG]
     
  7. OZ-T

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

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    You infact are a douchebag
     
  8. tinker_troy

    tinker_troy I feel so Devo

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    yes

    i said that.... douchebag
     
  9. OZ-T

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

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    Who are you calling a douchebag ? U DB
     
  10. tinker_troy

    tinker_troy I feel so Devo

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    No, I call you a douchebag because that's what I think of you.... Douchebag.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. OZ-T

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

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    It's because I can drive a manual , isn't it ?
     
  12. tinker_troy

    tinker_troy I feel so Devo

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    WABBIT SEASON!
     
  13. DEEVON911

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    Those last few post :confused: me. Not sure if serious. :cool:
     
  14. Manwithoutaplan

    Manwithoutaplan the full Monty

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  15. ecoterragaia

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    This would make sense if automatic transmissions werent invented before we landed on the moon.
     
  16. mynameistory

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  17. V5ioV

    V5ioV My drinking team has a wheeling problem

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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…
     
  18. TeXian

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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.
     
  19. POOLGUY

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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.
     
  20. OZ-T

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

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    MANUALS ARE SO OLD SCHOOL , GET WITH THE PROGRAM
     
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