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View Poll Results: Fav orite Engine/Trans combo
4-cyl Manual 8 22.22%
4-cyl Auto 2 5.56%
3.0 Maunal 2 5.56%
3.0 Auto 1 2.78%
4.0 Manual 11 30.56%
4.0 Auto 14 38.89%
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Old 12-16-2010, 09:37 PM
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What's your favorite?
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Old 12-16-2010, 09:45 PM
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My truck is a Automatic but I'd rather have a 5-speed any day.
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Old 12-16-2010, 09:49 PM
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i love 5 speeds but they get old fast in traffic and such
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Old 12-16-2010, 09:53 PM
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i love 5 speeds but they get old fast in traffic and such
never have any issues in traffic with the truck, or the vdub
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Old 12-16-2010, 09:57 PM
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Are we talking about in stock form, or in any form?

EDIT: I love driving my dad's 2.9 5spd. Even in the traffic, its really not that bad.
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Old 12-16-2010, 10:21 PM
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Stick's fun and all -I bet its a blast with a 4.0 lol... and those FX4 shifters are really sweet, but I do like my auto for traffic and off road creeping. They both have down sides I guess haha
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Old 12-16-2010, 10:22 PM
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I think manuals suck in traffic jams. clutch in, shift, clutch out, move 10 feet, clutch in, shift, clutch out, move 10 feet, clutch in, shift, clutch out, move 10 feet....gets very tedious.
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Old 12-16-2010, 10:23 PM
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Autos are for wussies, and lazy people.

3.Slow gets my vote
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Old 12-16-2010, 10:28 PM
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I'll take my 4.0L with my 5spd any day even in traffic
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Old 12-16-2010, 10:29 PM
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oh i see how it is.. you forget all about the 2.9L
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Old 12-16-2010, 10:36 PM
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oh i see how it is.. you forget all about the 2.9L
Sorry , I guess count it as a 4.0 since the push-rod 4.0 was basically a bigger version of the 2.9.

Normally I'm biased, but to be honest, I'd much rather have a Duratec 4/Manual than my 3.0/Auto
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Old 12-16-2010, 10:40 PM
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I can't actually believe that people voted for the 3.0. I understand liking the 4 banger if you look for good mpg and liking the 4.0 for power but the 3.0 gets bad mileage and has no power.
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I can't actually believe that people voted for the 3.0. I understand liking the 4 banger if you look for good mpg and liking the 4.0 for power but the 3.0 gets bad mileage and has no power.
Yeah, but they are a piece of cake to work on and built like a tank except for the cam sensor/sync issue.
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Old 12-16-2010, 10:47 PM
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I can't actually believe that people voted for the 3.0. I understand liking the 4 banger if you look for good mpg and liking the 4.0 for power but the 3.0 gets bad mileage and has no power.
Who says a 3.0 has to be a 4 banger?
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Old 12-16-2010, 10:48 PM
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oh i see how it is.. you forget all about the 2.9L
Hey now, not all of us have forgotten about the 2.9....I'll share the love for the cologne with you
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