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Is your daily driver a Manual or Auto??

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i wont own anything thats not a stick.
 

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why would you even consider a honda automatic?

They shift soft and are heavier than manuals. No thanks, if you want one I'll trade you mine straight up for your manual . . .
 

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ive owned 8 vehicles and only 2 were auto, both autos were 3/4 ton Chevy pickups that were sold as soon as i rebuilt the motors
 

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i could own a automatic truck... but thats it
 

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a nice car for me would be a vette or a ferarri (sp) and it would still be a stick
 

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i would never consider an automatic anything.

the Tesla however, is automatic. i would love to own this car. but at least you get to decide when it shifts... this (and any other Tesla in the future) is the only exception.

www.Teslamotors.com
 

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a nice car for me would be a vette or a ferarri (sp) and it would still be a stick
im talking like a 300C, or a Cadillac STS or something along those lines.

with a car like that, i dont want to have to shift. i just want to sit back and cruise
 

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im talking like a 300C, or a Cadillac STS or something along those lines.

with a car like that, i dont want to have to shift. i just want to sit back and cruise
are the spec v caddies manual?
 

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I own 4 Honda's. All five gear. The only auto that I would consider driving with be a 65 chevyII with big slicks, about 600 hp and a glide!
 

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the score is 9-0!!! this is a good community on here :)

is there anyone who drives an auto here?
 

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mine an auto, And im to lazy to convert it. So it will always be a auto and will always be with me cause ive tried selling it and know on wants a primer black hatch with a auto tranny. Im thinking about turboing it to.............Why the hell not. And mine doesnt shift smooth at all it has a susprisely "solid" shift And will actually brak second sometimes.
 

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:TD: to auto.

im talking like a 300C, or a Cadillac STS or something along those lines.

with a car like that, i dont want to have to shift. i just want to sit back and cruise
hell yea driving a caddy is pimp you dont want to be shifting
 

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my car is auto but i recommend stick for going top rpm range. honda automatics aren't as bad as many think. the only thing u need to worry about is the transmission fluid, if isn't changed then it causes slipping, grinding or even hard shifting. i got a 50-shot zex kit installed 8 months ago and the mechanic said the setup was safe and really good for my auto and was worth the install. i blow up and scare off certain cars that are manual sometimes, pretty fun but a fully built swap thats manual will for sure burn a boosted auto. in other words auto is safe for boost.
 

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Well i look at it like this. My car is paid for i bought it 5 years ago and it was mint $3000. I could swap to a manual and a b-searies But the down side to that is for me its not worth it for the power im aiming for. Lets see to swap to manual and get a B it would probly run me somewhere around $2000-2500
I just bought a rebuilt zc vtec $500 and a d15b vtec tranny $200. So theres $700 and my motor is fresh. I could/am do a HMT 14B kit for like $200-$300 well maybe cheaper considering i got the turbo and STD mani for free.
So $900 im my d build (aiming for 175-200whp)
VS $2000-2500

So there you have it folks it kinda a no brainer
 

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Well i look at it like this. My car is paid for i bought it 5 years ago and it was mint $3000. I could swap to a manual and a b-searies But the down side to that is for me its not worth it for the power im aiming for. Lets see to swap to manual and get a B it would probly run me somewhere around $2000-2500
I just bought a rebuilt zc vtec $500 and a d15b vtec tranny $200. So theres $700 and my motor is fresh. I could/am do a HMT 14B kit for like $200-$300 well maybe cheaper considering i got the turbo and STD mani for free.
So $900 im my d build (aiming for 175-200whp)
VS $2000-2500

So there you have it folks it kinda a no brainer
although its a no-brainer cost-wise, you will never get the satisfaction of a perfect shift and the joy of a well-timed downshift. imo, manuals are just way more fun to drive!
 
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