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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. Dec 30, 2013 at 7:37 PM
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    steve o 77

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    Unfortunately that isn't true with the v6 2nd gen tacomas. Maybe the current ones are ok but early second gens had clutch and TOB problems.
     
  2. Dec 30, 2013 at 7:41 PM
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    god this thread in never ending and repetitive and just shit :laugh:
     
  3. Dec 30, 2013 at 7:43 PM
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    steve o 77

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    Where's oz to post 'auto' some more? :laugh:
     
  4. Dec 30, 2013 at 7:45 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T You chose ... poorly

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  5. Dec 30, 2013 at 7:55 PM
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    Plain Jane Taco

    Plain Jane Taco I have small lugnuts because I drive a Prerunner

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    Luckily I only take my Taco to the track a couple of times a week. :burnrubber:
     
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  6. Dec 30, 2013 at 7:56 PM
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    Plain Jane Taco

    Plain Jane Taco I have small lugnuts because I drive a Prerunner

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    My tranny can beat up your tranny. Kinda like the oil threads, isn't it? :deadhorse:
     
  7. Dec 30, 2013 at 7:56 PM
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    but worse
     
  8. Dec 30, 2013 at 8:30 PM
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    I prefer autos because it's just easier for me on and offroad.
     
  9. Dec 30, 2013 at 8:35 PM
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    Yes, I should have clarified. 1st generation is what he was referring to about the transmissions. He told me to stay away from the 2nd gens entirely.
     
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  10. Dec 30, 2013 at 11:48 PM
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    If you don't know how to use the hand brake for an uphill start, you really shouldn't dare drive a stick in a place like San Francisco.
     
  11. Dec 31, 2013 at 8:39 AM
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    That's a good call,
     
  12. Dec 31, 2013 at 8:43 AM
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    your hand brake wouldn't hold you on an SF hill
     
  13. Dec 31, 2013 at 10:55 AM
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    RAT PRODUCTS

    RAT PRODUCTS RAT Products

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    I use my clutch to hold me on hills all the time. Even steep hills.
     
  14. Dec 31, 2013 at 11:17 AM
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    steve o 77

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    Yeah that white smoke pouring out of your truck is your clutch. Seriously though that's about the worst thing you can do to it.
     
  15. Jan 4, 2014 at 6:23 AM
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    RAT PRODUCTS

    RAT PRODUCTS RAT Products

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    You don't smoke it... Never have I smoked a clutch. I just let the clutch out the the grab point before I let off the brake so I'm not going to roll back much. Then off the brake and go.
     
  16. Jan 4, 2014 at 9:42 AM
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    Oh ok I thought you were holding the truck on inclines for extended time. I've seen it a lot, some retard rolling forward and back on an incline instead of just using the brakes. Then they complain that their clutch only lasted 80k miles and that it must be a POS:rolleyes:
     
  17. Jan 27, 2014 at 5:02 AM
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  18. Jan 27, 2014 at 5:17 AM
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    Bellis friggin rad

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    I drive through Boston traffic for an hour every day and i still would not consider an auto
     
  19. Jan 28, 2014 at 8:55 AM
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    The automatic in the Tacoma is nice for driving around town since you don't have told shift in stop and go traffic.
     
  20. Jan 28, 2014 at 9:01 AM
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    I would kill for a heated shifter and a heated steering wheel for that matter . At 50 below , any additional heat is better than a pair of gloves
     
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