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Old 03-07-2012, 01:46 AM   #1
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So I have an automatic sedan. Automatic is really boring on these cars and I'm CRAVING a 5 spd. Anybody know how easy it would be to trade in an 08 4 door for our generation coupe with a manual? Anyone interested :)?


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Old 03-07-2012, 09:20 AM   #2
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As it says under my name over there, 5 speeds are rare creatures. When I bought mine late '08 there were 2 in the state of Texas with a 5 speed mine and a black ses in san antoio, both were 4 door. That and everyone I know with a manul wants to keep it. I do wish you luck in the hunt though they are a ton of fun to drive.

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The auto can be plenty fun to drive when you learn how to handle the power band of the auto and where it really shines
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Old 03-07-2012, 10:49 AM   #4
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When I bought mine. It was special order cause I'm 5 speed
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As it says under my name over there, 5 speeds are rare creatures.
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my car was the only one in the lot with a manual. the dealership didn't even know. They are alot better though, plus nothing beats the sound of an exhaust with a manual transmission. try cars.com maybe you can find something there. good luck
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I lucked out on mine. I was shopping for a new car with good gas mileage and went to a hyundai dealer looking at accents. There just happen to be a fully loaded 2010 SE with 20K miles and a 5 speed for a great price (although I made them lower it significantly). SO happy I got to stay in the focus family. But yeah, manual 2nd gens are pretty rare.
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Ha ha plus there is no better security system (at least in MN) than a manual transmission.
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hahahaha. i remember when this guy in my fire dept was trying to move my car to play a prank. i asked him where my keys are and he said that he had them. He said there was something wrong with my car and that it wouldn't start. Manual FTW
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