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Old 02-22-2013, 01:05 AM   #36
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Haha I found a gt in my town for 4200 but it has 155k miles that's the other problem is that they are all high mileage
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Haha I found a gt in my town for 4200 but it has 155k miles that's the other problem is that they are all high mileage
NE Mustangs can last past 300k, which is why 140k on my Bullitt didn't hold me back
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Old 02-22-2013, 01:07 AM   #39
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Haha I found a gt in my town for 4200 but it has 155k miles that's the other problem is that they are all high mileage
that's still in break in range
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Old 02-22-2013, 01:08 AM   #40
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Hahaha ya I know it's a nice red too haha guess where it spent its whole life... TN haha
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Old 02-22-2013, 01:13 AM   #42
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lol just read the sales part of that...hard to believe he couldn't get the two rear out...just takes an extension and $1 swivel head
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Old 02-22-2013, 01:17 AM   #43
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Ya I laughed when I read it haha

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4200 is really cheap
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Old 02-22-2013, 01:22 AM   #44
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I mean it's not that great kbb value is 4.4k
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Old 02-22-2013, 01:22 AM   #45
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A bit but not by much
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my 04 was 6k with 96k on it there's no way you got an 04 with the original 35k on it for 6, just saying.
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Hey slosix is being nicer today so we won't question him haha and it's possible he got a good deal I believe him
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Hey slosix is being nicer today so we won't question him haha and it's possible he got a good deal I believe him
maybe. I also got mine from a dealer so that could be it.
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my 04 was 6k with 96k on it there's no way you got an 04 with the original 35k on it for 6, just saying.
well i guess my car is make believe

rule of thumb...buy private

btw...car just hit 61k miles this week
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older auto transmissions shifted slower, were heavier, had worse gearing, and sucked up more power. Thats why they failed compared to manuals in the performance department.

Today's automatics are much better overall so they in some cases are as fast or faster (most gains are time between shifts of course).

Overall its more about preference than performance now~ manuals are simply 1000000x more fun to drive to me
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well i guess my car is make believe

rule of thumb...buy private

btw...car just hit 61k miles this week
when did you get it?
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Old 02-22-2013, 08:45 PM   #53
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My feel on the subject!!!
This is personal
I hate autos because they shift when you hit a certain speed or rpm. Like i cant keep it at 2.5 rpms so i have that increase hp. It always wants to up shift.
This a manual you tell it when u shift so if u want to sit at 3 rpms so u can gun it and get more tq and hp right off the bat after taking a turn or something. Idk if i got all the technical vocab correct but u get the idea, you make it do what u want it to do not what the computer wants.
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Autos are just boring to me. When I drive any auto it bores the hell out of me unless there is a lot of horsepower to back it up. I like manuals because you can do more with them, they're cheaper (to fix and to buy) they are lighter ad have less parasitic loss than autos. I would have an auto for my dd but for my fun car always have to buy manual. I would take a manual sixxer over an auto GT anyday
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Autos are just boring to me. When I drive any auto it bores the hell out of me unless there is a lot of horsepower to back it up. I like manuals because you can do more with them, they're cheaper (to fix and to buy) they are lighter ad have less parasitic loss than autos. I would have an auto for my dd but for my fun car always have to buy manual. I would take a manual sixxer over an auto GT anyday
Can't argue with that logic lol
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Well when you have a handheld tuner you can control your shift points I get to redline and sometimes a little over before my auto shifts because of my 4.10 gears and my tuner
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Well when you have a handheld tuner you can control your shift points I get to redline and sometimes a little over before my auto shifts because of my 4.10 gears and my tuner
But that's only for wot or close to it. You can't hold a gear or manage the power like you can in a manual car.
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That's true but my auto can beat your manual at shifting
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That's true but my auto can beat your manual at shifting
Maybe but you can't power shift like I can. And the autos in the new edges are dogs compared to the t5 and t45
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That's true but my auto can beat your manual at shifting
Hahahaha here ya go buddy
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Hahahaha here ya go buddy
Ill agree with mustangkid on this one...from a performance standpoint id take an auto all day long. Stall...j mod...tune....good luck powershifting
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Ill agree with mustangkid on this one...from a performance standpoint id take an auto all day long. Stall...j mod...tune....good luck powershifting
For a car that I take ONLY to the strip..I'd go auto 100%. but auto is just not exciting anymore, I drove nothing but autos my whole life, once I test drove a manual for the first time, I actually felt like I was really driving a car for the first time, for once I felt I was in control of the car, I'm the boss, I tell the car how to drive/when to shift, not the other way around.
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For a car that I take ONLY to the strip..I'd go auto 100%. but auto is just not exciting anymore, I drove nothing but autos my whole life, once I test drove a manual for the first time, I actually felt like I was really driving a car for the first time, for once I felt I was in control of the car, I'm the boss, I tell the car how to drive/when to shift, not the other way around.
lol i guess at my age i just don't care either way...a trans is a trans both take me to work...to home...to the track...and to cruise with friends
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Power shifting is pointless unless you have a turbo or super charger, unless you like killing your transmission for no reason go ahead and power shift every gear
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Ill agree with mustangkid on this one...from a performance standpoint id take an auto all day long. Stall...j mod...tune....good luck powershifting
Even though your agreeing with me I'm not a kid I'm a man and a bigger one than you :p
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That's true but my auto can beat your manual at shifting
You might be able to shift faster on a drag strip but when it comes down to road course racing, ill take you all day long without a doubt.

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lol i guess at my age i just don't care either way...a trans is a trans both take me to work...to home...to the track...and to cruise with friends
I agree with you. Ill have my town car for traffic which is auto and my fun car which is manual
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Even though your agreeing with me I'm not a kid I'm a man and a bigger one than you :p
A man? Take it to the track against some real men slamming some gears, they'll show you how to be a man....and if your gonna come back with " I do take it to the track and take manual ", than what would be he point of this thread?
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Even though your agreeing with me I'm not a kid I'm a man and a bigger one than you :p
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You might be able to shift faster on a drag strip but when it comes down to road course racing, ill take you all day long without a doubt.

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I agree with you. Ill have my town car for traffic which is auto and my fun car which is manual
i've road raced before in my auto...and will be autox'ing all summer i'd love to run you
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A man? Take it to the track against some real men slamming some gears, they'll show you how to be a man..
i visit a few tracks...95% of cars are autos
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To be honest that's why I made this thread I wanted everyone's opinion on this issue at this point in age with technology the only advantage for manuals is they are more fun to drive in the majority of people's opinions and they are cheaper and easier to fix but performance wise there is next to no advantage
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