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Old 04-11-2011, 01:40 AM   #41
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Presently, 5 vehicles with a clutch. Number 6 was scheduled for delivery mid Apr but is presently delayed unitll about mid May. When I bought a new diesel pick up, only Dodge made the short list because the others couldn't/wouldn't provide a manual transmission. There are many desirable passenger vehicles that I would consider purchasing if not for the fact they are only available as automatics. Thankfully, you can buy a new Mustang GT (412 hp) with a manual transmission.
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Back to the original question, I drove a stick until I bought this Camry new in 9/02. If I could, I'd buy a Camry with a stick in a heartbeat, but couldn't find it in Houston. I LOVE stick shifts totally.
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Thankfully, you can buy a new Mustang GT (412 hp) with a manual transmission.
To do otherwise would be a sin!
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Old 04-11-2011, 07:13 PM   #44
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Thankfully, you can buy a new Mustang GT (412 hp) with a manual transmission.
Then you can upgrade it to 800 hp - this car has to be a blast to drive.

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I learned to drive on a "three-on-the-tree". Floor shifters are more sporty, but most of my driving is in city traffic, and it's too much work. Auto tranny for me.
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My truck is a 4 speed (they never ever made one of these trucks with an automatic transmission) and my car is a 5 speed. I wouldn't own an automatic unless for some reason I was unable to use my left leg on the clutch.
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Then you can upgrade it to 800 hp - this car has to be a blast to drive.

2012 Shelby GT500 Super Snake To Debut At New York Auto Show With 800 Horsepower | AutoGuide.com News
I would be afraid that with that much power and the strong urge to use it would result in very costly citations and put my status as a LBYM person in grave jepoardy. OTOH it would probably also result in so much jail time that one would no longer need the expense of a house, food allowance, medical care, etc,etc. That would all be provided for free at the the expense of the taxpayers. Life is good.
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Most frequently drive a Subaru w/automatic. DH has a pick-up w/manual which I drive regularly.
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