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Old 04-27-2003, 10:40 PM   #1
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Question Do you drive a....

Stick or automatic?

I know I'm probly like the only person here that drives an automatic

I dunno I just dont want to have to think too much when I'm driving. I like to smoke and do other things and not have to constantly be shifting, especially in traffic.
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Old 04-28-2003, 12:42 AM   #2
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i have one too...

although i was looking for a 5speed, i settled for an auto...i drive it like its a stick though even though i shouldnt...at some point ill do a stall conv. and a shift kit...then itll be happy
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Old 04-28-2003, 01:22 AM   #3
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Yay I'm not the only one

So what do you mean exactly you drive it like a stick? Starting out in 1st then drive? Beating it in 1?
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Old 04-28-2003, 08:15 AM   #4
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I drive 2 automatics so dont fret.. I love em.. if you drive them right there just as much fun as a stick car. I mean drive them right as in shift it manually of course What fun is there in letting it do all the work??

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Old 04-28-2003, 09:18 AM   #5
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5 Speed is the only way to go for me on my Mustang. I like the control, and shifting when I want. I really only drive the car on sunny weekend days anyways, all my work commuting and errans and daily grunt work is done with my 02 Ranger. The Stang is just a sunny day cruising car now, it doesn't see any parking lots or weather.
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Old 04-28-2003, 10:34 AM   #6
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Well I guess someone needs to teach me how to have fun in my car. I usually baby her.. cuz I want her to last a long time.

Well, except when I see a ricer
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Old 04-28-2003, 10:40 AM   #7
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Well I guess someone needs to teach me how to have fun in my car. I usually baby her.. cuz I want her to last a long time.

Well, except when I see a ricer
It sounds to me like you already have fun with your car !
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Old 04-28-2003, 10:54 AM   #8
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Well I dunno! I've never used first gear
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Old 04-28-2003, 10:57 AM   #9
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Well I dunno! I've never used first gear

You really don't need it in a automatic. I had a friend who had a firebird, The car was an automatic, and he manualy shifted. It tore the gear box up. Its really not meant to be used like that, once in a while is fine.
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Old 04-28-2003, 11:08 AM   #10
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Well that's what I thought.
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Old 04-28-2003, 11:10 AM   #11
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Well that's what I thought.
See that ? You where right all along Sicy !!!!
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Old 04-28-2003, 11:16 AM   #12
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Old 04-28-2003, 01:13 PM   #13
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I'd hardly call it a mustang with an Automatic
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Old 04-28-2003, 01:17 PM   #14
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Old 04-28-2003, 01:33 PM   #15
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This is just me, but I wouldn't even look at a Mustang with an auto, unless it is in a strip only car. Auto's take all the fun out of driving them. I love to drop to second at 45, chirp the tires and go on to bang third. Maybe it's just me, but I love shifting. I've been able to drive manual since I was 14 so basically I don't even think about shifting anymore. But to each their own, a Mustang with an Auto is still a Mustang, I just hate the parasitic energy they take ~Brian
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Old 04-28-2003, 01:36 PM   #16
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I guess the old mach 1's and the boss mustangs with c6 trannyies arent really mustangs then
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Automatics can be just as every bit of a Mustang as a stick. Its all personal preference.
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Old 04-28-2003, 04:40 PM   #18
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I guess the old mach 1's and the boss mustangs with c6 trannyies arent really mustangs then
I don't recall ever seeing a Boss with an auto. It was an SCCA replica, so the auto would be useless....
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Old 04-28-2003, 05:46 PM   #19
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My mistake. The Boss 429 is that one that had an optional auto, the Boss 302, like you said, was strictly a 4-speed car.
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Old 04-28-2003, 06:06 PM   #20
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You should've put a #3 in the poll to be Both.

My street/strip 351W-powered '79 Mustang is an auto (C4).

My everyday street 302-powered 92 GT is a manual.
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