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Old 10-28-2012, 12:36 AM   #145
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Originally Posted by RonMaiden View Post
I think Ford underestimated the demand for manuals.
It could be this, combined with the fact that the economy is in the toilet in europe and the expensive exchange rate makes it harder to justify them bringing over units from Germany on the presumption that people didn't want manuals (hell even it turns out that 10% instead of the 5% that was predicted for 2012 were manuals that's still twice as many as planned for).

Obviously the more manuals available the better it is for those who want them.
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