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Old 08-03-2001, 11:12 AM
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what is better in a c-4 , a stick or an automatic :confused:
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Old 08-03-2001, 12:22 PM
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Old 08-03-2001, 12:26 PM
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I vote manual!


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Old 08-03-2001, 12:29 PM
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Manual for a sports car!!! They suck in traffic, but a blast to drive!!
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Old 08-03-2001, 12:39 PM
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can you burn out as good in a automatic just as good as you can in a stick ?
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Old 08-03-2001, 12:50 PM
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Default Re: stick or automatic (84fieroburton)

Auto..In traffic a stick really :eek:, but a stick ismore fun on a nice curvey road.. :D
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Old 08-03-2001, 01:12 PM
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Default Re: stick or automatic (84fieroburton)

That's a very difficult question to answer. What is better for you?

I'd say 84-88 - Go Automatic
89-96 - Go Stick

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Old 08-03-2001, 01:37 PM
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Do they come with automatics ? :crazy: :crazy: I drive mine in traffic every day and I have no problem with it. Of course my left leg looks great in shorts :eek: :seeya :seeya :seeya
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Old 08-03-2001, 01:43 PM
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Default Re: stick or automatic (84fieroburton)

i can drive a stick shift but i read that c-4 vettes had bad manuel trans
and automatics lasted longer ?
im just reserching befor i get my first vette in feburary :D
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Old 08-03-2001, 02:01 PM
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Default Re: stick or automatic (84fieroburton)

Heres the way I rationalized it. I wanted an AT because the traffic in So.Cal stinks like an elephants butt. That was the biggest reason. But in addition, I was buying my Corvette used and I figured the AT owner probably did not race the car as much as MT owner would. If you want to lay some rubber, just turn the ASR off. :cheers:
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Old 08-03-2001, 02:04 PM
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Default Re: stick or automatic (84fieroburton)

will never drive an auto corvette
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Default Re: stick or automatic (84fieroburton)

personal choice, I can't think of an advantage of a manual over auto. WHAT HAPPENED TO SPELL CHECK?


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Old 08-03-2001, 02:57 PM
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Default Re: stick or automatic (84fieroburton)

Personal Choice. :rolleyes: :D
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Old 08-03-2001, 04:31 PM
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Default Re: stick or automatic (84fieroburton)

I rather have an Automatic. But thats me!
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Old 08-03-2001, 05:03 PM
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Default Re: stick or automatic (84fieroburton)

Get a stick, along with the King of the Road ZR-1

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Old 08-03-2001, 10:25 PM
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Default Re: stick or automatic (84fieroburton)

Depends on what you want to do with it. I hear an automatic is better for drag racing, standard is better for autocross but I cannot speak from experience since I do neither. I bought a standard because that's what I wanted.

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P.S. I love the rumble when I downshift... :D :D


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Old 08-03-2001, 10:52 PM
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Default Re: stick or automatic (84fieroburton)

A stick is the only way to drive a car like a Vette.
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Old 08-03-2001, 11:14 PM
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Default Re: stick or automatic (Resqjoc)

Mines an auto. I automatically SHIFT it when it hits the redline! :D

Seriously, I've heard the complaints about traffic, and it's just second nature for me. These things have so much power you can leave it in first, in traffic, third if you don't want to bump the redline. It's really not that hard.
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Old 08-03-2001, 11:52 PM
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Default Re: stick or automatic (84fieroburton)

Since I am focused on purchasing an LT4 I don't have any choice but to go stick. Since it won't be a daily driver I am not concerned with traffic. But it is purely each person's own taste; just like verttes compared to coupes; and one color compared to another. That is what makes the world go around; different strokes for different folks. :D
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Old 08-04-2001, 12:46 AM
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Default Re: stick or automatic (Ed Ut)

I drive an auto... I wish it were a stick :( A stick takes more skill to master. I like to have to work for something, so I wish I was able to say I was some great manual driver to my friends. However, my auto stock beat just about any car on the road, and is pretty easy to adjust shift points and driving feel. Take it either way, but if I did it again Id have a coupe with a 6 speed.
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