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

Manual!!!
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52%
Auto!!!
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Total votes: 437

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Post by twisted77 » Sun Dec 04, 2005 6:55 pm

what a manual, dont you read those if you are confused like the rest of use.
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Post by twisted77 » Sun Dec 04, 2005 6:56 pm

see what I mean I have one, manual all the way
77 EB, 302 310 horse. Hydroboost, disk front and rear, full width axles 538 gears, 39.5 swampers, full cage, 5' lift 3' body, Tube door, MSD, Holley projection, Wrap trap, LED lights, Moly steering, 12' ext radius arms MORE

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Post by Sonofthunder13 » Mon Dec 05, 2005 12:22 am

Manual-Why?
Auto- Why not?

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Post by clay » Fri Dec 16, 2005 4:38 pm

my C4 shifts in to high gear at 30 i dont like it
i vote manual

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Post by Sonofthunder13 » Sat Dec 17, 2005 10:39 pm

Adjust the modulator pin on the back of your tranny...

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Post by redleg » Tue Jan 24, 2006 3:22 pm

I prefer manual, even though I am told that real men are secure enough to let their transmission shift for them. :P
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Post by HotWheels » Tue Jan 24, 2006 3:36 pm

I love my auto. Makes my daily driver much more usable running over "rushhour" traffic.

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Post by billie » Tue Jan 24, 2006 3:46 pm

Everything I own has a manual, except that POS GMC. For sale BTW. 04 Mustang GT-5 speed; 03 cummins-6 speed; ZF on the bench for my 77. My wife drives 'em all and would rather the standard. BUT.. I have to concede the virtues of an auto in some applications. Still manual is just more fun!

Manual.

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Post by Puff Daddy » Wed Jan 25, 2006 12:08 am

I'm with redleg. (Only, the way I heard it was that "Real men don't drive stick shifts, because they're confident enough to let the car do the shifting for them.") That said, I like to shift myself. Then again, I also like to drink coffee on the way to work. I'll stick with my automatic for now.
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Post by HotWheels » Wed Jan 25, 2006 4:48 pm

Puff Daddy wrote:I'm with redleg. (Only, the way I heard it was that "Real men don't drive stick shifts, because they're confident enough to let the car do the shifting for them.") That said, I like to shift myself. Then again, I also like to drink coffee on the way to work. I'll stick with my automatic for now.
besides...w/o a stick shift in the way the passenger has better access to the driver's stick shifter...(did I say too much?)...officer...she dropped her contact! :twisted:
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Post by jhayes » Sat Apr 01, 2006 10:54 pm

Auto, Baby!
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Post by Ohio Bill » Tue Jul 04, 2006 9:17 pm

manual for me. :thumbup:
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Post by BRONCO2 » Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:53 am

i would say for 4wheelin go AUTOMATIC,street drivin,gas mileage,STANDARD

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Post by bronco69 » Wed Aug 09, 2006 9:21 pm

NP-435 is the shiznit!!
Automatic= :rainbow:

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Post by onebadd73 » Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:55 pm

auto !!!
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Post by highlander » Wed Aug 23, 2006 12:51 pm

auto

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Post by bronko69er » Wed Aug 23, 2006 1:11 pm

Aboslutely love my ZF 5spd!

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Post by All4FunBronc » Sun Sep 10, 2006 6:59 pm

My Explorer had an A4LD (automatic) I loved it for wheeling but the damn thing didn't last very long. My '68 has a 3 spd. and so far I'm liking it over the auto just because I have more control and I like that I can rock the car back and forth from 1st to Reverse with ease
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Manual

Post by Black Stallion » Sat Oct 21, 2006 9:52 pm

Manual all the way! Auto's are boring.
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Post by bronco phily » Mon Oct 30, 2006 1:19 am

manual :thumbup:
auto :2up:

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Post by hlt75 » Sat Dec 30, 2006 6:57 pm

I had a 76 manual and a 77 auto at the same time the auto got around way better so much I swaped around wheels and tires just to see if the trans was the difference and it seemed mostly be the trans.

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Post by Carboy213 » Sun Dec 31, 2006 1:49 pm

There is nothing like shifting through the gears. manual rocks

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Post by Freakyfordman » Wed Dec 19, 2007 10:14 pm

Manual, if ya cant find em` grind em`!
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Post by ebronco73 » Thu Feb 21, 2008 5:35 pm

I have driven manual for over twenty years. When I found a '73 with C-4 I decided to make the switch. Broncos that function as part time daily drivers in Calif commuter traffic are better with auto. :thumbup: I still like manuals, but Auto is more practical.
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Post by tomvzw » Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:55 pm

I had a 76 with an Auto and now have a 69 with an NP435 manual. The NP435 I have found is better for wheeling. I am still running a Dana 20 so I need the lowest gearing I could get and this gives it to me. Plus I added one of the ironbender gear bangers wild horses sells and it is really fun to bang through the gears.

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