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post #1 of 20 Old 07-23-2009, 12:14 AM Thread Starter
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Manual or Auto?

Hey guys, just wanna see what everyone went with for their camaro, manual or automatic, and what made you choose. I chose manual because this car is gnna be a blast to drive in stick. Whats your take on it?
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I bought an auto because it's my daily driver.
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i bought stick because a sports car should shift when i tell it to. plus i don't drive it in traffic. then it would suck

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I ordered an auto because its going to be my main / only vehicle.
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It's my main daily driver.. but I ordered a manual..
Nothing like driving a sports car and shifting..
My Z28 is an auto, and it gets boring driving it..
even though it has a 3500 stalled A4 Transmission. It will put out a 1.78 60ft
Which aint to bad for a stock internal engine..

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I'll be getting an auto since I'll be doing a lot of bracket racing.

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post #7 of 20 Old 07-23-2009, 06:41 AM
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Manual shift in a sports car is the only way to go unless you are driving in city stop and go traffic then it would be a little hectic. If most of your driving is on open roads then the 6 speed manual is the way to go.
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post #8 of 20 Old 07-23-2009, 06:55 AM
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Welcome to next time before you make a post please use the search up above and see if there is a post that has been already made before you go further. Hey we all make this mistake its all good

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I love reading everyones comments and opinions on whats better. Just buy what suits you and live with it lol

Manuals are fun if you want to bring out the kid in yourself again lol Layn rubber , shifting through the gears and dumping the clutch woooohoooo we have all done it lol Only thing about a manual that sucks is the driving in city traffic.

Autos are great for everyday driving and drag racing..I dont know many people who can outshift todays modern automatic transmission. Until you have driven todays A6 tranny dont dis it.

both have advantages and disadvantages buy it , live with it and enjoy it.

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post #9 of 20 Old 07-23-2009, 07:36 AM
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It's your money and what is best is what you want. I have had my A6 1SS since 5/20/09 and I love it. I am from Boston so traffic figures into it for me, plus I like to drag race. On the way to work this morning I used the paddles all of the way. It is very entertaining in this mode. all that is missing from the automatic is the clutch pedal. Only a professional racer will match my shifts. The automatic will NOT miss a shift! Oh, yeah, a Porche Tiptronic 9-11 isn't a sports car? How about a formula one Ferrari? Why don't grand prix racers use stick shifts any more?
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All "Big Boy Toys" should only come with sticks! No, all my daily drivers are automatics, the weekend toys are manuals.

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