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Old 03-16-2014, 07:14 PM   #71
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Oops!! One thing??? seats!!!!
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Old 03-16-2014, 07:17 PM   #72
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Oops!! One thing??? seats!!!!
Hahah it's easier to get carried away with a wish list!
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Old 03-16-2014, 08:30 PM   #73
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I think the oops is that this is the Mk3 forum, not the Mk1 forum.
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Old 03-16-2014, 08:44 PM   #74
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I just noticed that. I'm using FF Mobile for windows phone and the text for which forum im actually isn't always obvious. Sorry folks!!!
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Old 03-16-2014, 09:34 PM   #75
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The 1.6 L EcoBoost Fusion is available with a 6 MT, the same as the one in the Fiesta ST.
Thanks for the info. But I've heard from my sources they have been having problems. I have enough already. I'm going to steer clear.
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Old 03-17-2014, 12:58 AM   #76
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If you were to buy a car such as these in an automatic trim. You're a complete idiot or an old man with too much money. Women and children wouldn't be dumb enough to make a purchase like that.
First of all, welcome to the 21st century.

For example (just to name a few), the Lamborghini Aventador, Porsche 918 Spyder, Ferrari 458, and Nissan GT-R are not available with a conventional manual transmission.
Are you saying that only idiots or old men would buy any of these?
If a conventional manual transmission is superior, why don't any of these manufacturers offer one in their supercars?



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And F1 do not use fully autotragic F#@king slushboxes. They are illegal. So I'm not sure where you are getting your information from. Check the Official F1 website.. all the specs are there. they are paddle shift, not automatic!
F1 cars have automated transmissions, just as I said.
What is your point?
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Old 03-17-2014, 06:27 AM   #77
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Guys, when we're making the MT/AT argument, can you not be putting down women, saying that even we "wouldn't be dumb enough", et al? It's really demeaning. I drive a DCT because it's convenient to me. There's a reason we have advanced to this technology, and it's not because MT is "too hard" to learn (I do know how to drive a stick). I drive airplanes every day, and maintain them for a living; I don't need a manual transmission to justify myself as a bad. Fair bet I can outwrench more than half of the guys here.
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Old 03-17-2014, 08:51 AM   #78
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If driving a stick is what makes you feel like a man, you are not a man.
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The front suspension .... I still don't know yet if it's a problem of strut, springs, etc. But it makes a terrible noise, and dealer doesn't want to fix this anymore (still under warranty) - they tried to add grease to struts, changed the link kit, etc. My wife has a 2013 Ford Escape Se, it makes the same annoying noise in the front...
It makes a terrible "jumping on a old mattress" noise. Hate my car cause of this. Never buying a ford again, sorry.
Ford technician article TSB 13-5-11 :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKcITflm0Cw
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