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Let's settle this once and for all! Manual or Auto transmission? NO CONDITIONS!! It's ONE or the OTHER!!

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Auto!!!
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Post by john » Fri Jan 11, 2002 9:04 am

If you've ever wanted to know the REAL answer to your transmission question, this is where you can find out!!! SUBMIT YOUR ANSWER TO THE POLL ABOVE!!! :twisted: Let's see what the Bronco world REALLY thinks!!!

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Post by Eric Hall » Fri Jan 11, 2002 5:54 pm

AUTOMATIC

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Post by Broncospt73 » Fri Jan 11, 2002 6:17 pm

Manual!

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Post by crazi429 » Fri Jan 11, 2002 6:38 pm

manual

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Post by TomL » Fri Jan 11, 2002 7:04 pm

AUTO :idea:

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Post by Cam » Fri Jan 11, 2002 7:07 pm

Manual :wink:

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Post by DJM75 » Sun Jan 13, 2002 2:27 pm

Auto of course!!!

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Post by caryreno » Mon Jan 14, 2002 8:49 am

Manual

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Post by BroncoLee » Wed Jan 16, 2002 11:28 am

Auto all the way!
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Post by jon » Fri Jan 18, 2002 3:27 pm

Manual!!!

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Post by mad4mud » Mon Feb 04, 2002 9:57 pm

automatic

I think in all aspects the auto gets thumbs up. :D
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Post by Broncoking63 » Sat Mar 23, 2002 1:32 pm

I love my C-4 auto!

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Post by Allen_69 » Mon Mar 25, 2002 6:29 am

I've never rebuilt a manual transmission, automatic on the other hand.....

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Post by Roy Wilkowski » Thu Mar 28, 2002 9:59 am

4 spd. top cover!

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Post by Arsenio » Fri Mar 29, 2002 11:53 pm

zf five speed!!! 8) 8) 8)

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Post by Brian Wickert » Sun Jul 14, 2002 10:41 am

Depends on the terrain, but when you have to bump an obstacle to get up, Auto's seem to accelerate better.

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Post by david heater » Wed Jul 17, 2002 6:07 am

Manual Transmission :D

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Post by Roger » Wed Jul 17, 2002 7:18 am

Let's stir the pot :lol:

How many have actually spent time wheeling an auto and switched to a manual?

How many have actually spend time wheeling a manual and switched to an auto?

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Post by david heater » Wed Jul 17, 2002 12:37 pm

I have actually done or wheeled both and it really depends on the terrian, but I still vote for the manual tranny why because its what I have been driving for the better part of ten years.
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auto or manual ??

Post by Locopony Racing » Sat Jul 20, 2002 5:11 pm

BOTH..
C-6 3 speed automatic with a Full :wink: manual threottle body.. ( NO AUTOMATIC..)
but then NO clutch and GREAT compression braking...

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Post by cobronco69 » Tue Jul 23, 2002 12:38 pm

auto :)

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Post by dan's73 » Tue Jul 23, 2002 3:15 pm

my last 2 EB's have had C4 auto's....rebuilt & beefed up a bit....and I've had good luck. My dream Bronco has a nice, tasty overdrive preferrably a manual so my wife never wants to "borrow the truck real quick" again.

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Post by Jason69 » Thu Aug 01, 2002 9:22 am

Automatic all the way.

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Post by chuck » Fri Aug 02, 2002 1:34 pm

manual 5sp ZF :D
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Post by 77broncobuck » Mon Aug 12, 2002 8:18 am

Not sure for me, Have a built C4, really like it over the 3 swapper, however, I want to tow a small camptrailer, and sure enough would like the overdrive. I think I am going zf

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Post by americanhorses » Wed Aug 21, 2002 2:55 pm

I can't vote I've only owned an auto 4x4
But my buggy is a manual, if that counts, I like em both

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Post by JohnnyB » Sat Sep 14, 2002 9:01 pm

Manual all the way(NV4500)! Autos are for those who dont know how to handle a clutch... :lol:

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Post by JMurray » Fri Sep 27, 2002 4:31 pm

manual, np435

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Post by KCSPONY » Sat Oct 19, 2002 7:52 pm

I just switched to an Auto from the 3 spd Rat. So far I am pleased. I will miss the ability to "rock" in and out of 1st and Rev to get out of a mud hole.

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Post by ripple » Sun Nov 03, 2002 3:04 pm

:twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :P :P :P manual
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Post by bronco408w » Sun Dec 08, 2002 7:59 pm

How about a C-6 with a manual valve body

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Post by JMurray » Sun Dec 08, 2002 8:06 pm

Manual

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Post by rokbrnc » Mon Dec 09, 2002 3:44 pm

Since I have used both manuals, and autos.....without a doubt...auto is definitely the way to go....

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Post by desertjunky » Thu Dec 12, 2002 12:52 pm

NP435 crawling animal :D

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Post by ToyBronco » Thu Dec 26, 2002 7:53 pm

Auto :D
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Post by promethius3 » Tue Jan 07, 2003 7:29 pm

manual transmission, more control of the car less of a hassle to work on.

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Post by thrakkor » Wed Jan 29, 2003 11:32 am

Manual all the way. More control.
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Post by BwoncoHowie » Fri Jan 31, 2003 10:44 am

They are all good. I just happen to have a C-4 that came with mine, but me the buyer chose it that way. Anyone runnin a ZF 5-sp, My hat's off to them. :D BH
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Not sure yet.

Post by kw » Fri May 23, 2003 7:38 am

I a mnot sure yet. I have had a NP435 for the last 10 years and like the granny when offroad. However I drive it daily and recently bought a C4 & Dana 20 out of a 73 bronco. It's sitting in my back yard now. Difficult decision to make.
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Post by Tenacious-B » Thu Jun 26, 2003 9:59 am

I ran the stock C4 for a long time, then I went to the T/C 4 speed with overdrive. That was a bad idea. I had that box for 3 years and rebuilt it twice. I then went to the NV4500. I love that transmission. I will say that I would not have switched from the C4 had it come with overdrive, and I heard way too many horror stories to go to the AOD. After running the NV4500 I am now a converted granny gear man too. It makes negotiating obstacles a lot smoother. I did love that C4 though. That was a sweet juicebox. Overall I have to say manual, but I won't knock the automatic.
Love that 'drove 'round your Blazer the hard way to pull you out' feeling.

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