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View Poll Results: auto or 4 spd/standard
Automatic 12 42.86%
Standard 16 57.14%
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Old 03-28-2009, 02:19 AM
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Biggrin Auto or 4spd/Standard

Which do you like?
And why?
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Old 03-28-2009, 08:21 AM
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Depends on what model/kind of Mopar it is. For the hot rod it has to be a stick because that's what I grew up with them having. For the cruiser it has to be an automatic because who wants to shift all the time while cruising. For the cruising hot rod either will do.
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Old 03-28-2009, 10:18 AM
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Much more fun to "play" with a car with a clutch. Much less annoying to commute in rush hour stop and go traffic with an automatic. My Nitro has a 6 speed, the road runner a 4 speed and the Ramcharger is an automatic. When the snow is bad The nitro (2wd) and the Ramcharger both drive thru the snow well but the Nitro with its six speed can be a pain gaetting out of the driveway sometimes. TheRamcharger (4wd) just goes.
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Old 09-30-2010, 08:29 AM
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An auto in stop start traffic does help if you are that way inclinded but for anything else a stick/manual even on a cruise once it is in top gear leave it there unless you slow right down.
I grew up with sticks and it just seems normal even in peak traffic.
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:55 PM
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Standard for sure
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Old 10-19-2010, 11:41 AM
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Standard on cars. Auto on trucks. How often are you sitting in traffic is my concern for the cars. And the way I drive, I've blown an auto. I'd hate to blow one in an autox. In trucks, I just like an auto because its one less thing to worry about when you're towing, plowing, hauling, etc. Besides, the New Rams don't have a manual option (at least on the 4x4s).
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Old 10-22-2010, 01:25 PM
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Too lazy to shift when it'll do it by it's self.
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Old 11-05-2010, 10:12 AM
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Default Today's automatics

Are far more intelligent than their drivers. The right gear all the time and all you have to do is change their fluid. No clutch adjustments, no missed shifts, no traffic jam thigh cramps, and total acceptance by the drag racing crowd.
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Old 11-13-2010, 06:39 PM
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Prefer auto. I live in a state with too much traffic.
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Old 01-16-2011, 02:58 AM
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I would and have always preferred a stick, but in the case of "big clutches" that got changed for me. I'm 62, and have some health and arthritis problems, and can no longer "row around" a 4 speed. So my little Dart-to-be has and will have a TF
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Old 03-02-2011, 06:50 PM
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Depends, if it's a mild street strip car the 4spd. If it's a high HP beast auto. Only because missing a shift can get expensive.
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Old 03-05-2011, 07:47 PM
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They both are good at certain times my 69 bee is a 4 spd. 09 challenger is a auto that works for me.
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Old 03-09-2011, 09:09 PM
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Auto for the strip and stick for the street. The stick is more fun to drive, but the auto is more consistent.
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Old 04-04-2011, 04:47 AM
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auto because you have one hand free to touch your pretty co driver
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Old 04-13-2011, 08:34 AM
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4 or 5 spd for me
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Old 03-22-2018, 10:19 PM
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I am good with whatever. As long as it can handle the power you put in front of it and transfer it to the ground. When I win the lottery I will have both. Lol.
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