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post #58 of (permalink) Old 08-23-2012
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Originally Posted by Ninja63634 View Post
No offense, but if you don't understand why a mustang, or any sports car/muscle car, should be stick, then you just don't get it, or your not shifting correctly.... Again , no offense. I don't want my mustang to feel like a Camry!
1st- What would make an automatic Mustang feel like a Camry??? Just the auto transmission? So following this logic, you are saying a Honda Civic stick is more like a 'real' Mustang because of it's manual gearbox then a 'fake' (or Auto) Mustang? I'm not sure if you're assuming Autos can't accelerate as quick as a stick (based on your "I wasn't shifting correctly" comment)?

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Almost every Italian or German High Power car is an Auto (Paddle shifters are also Autos..) So i don´t think the argument sport cars have to be stick is valid.
2nd- To your point about every sports/muscle car should be a stick...Immortal said it best.

Transmission types are a preference you can get both on just about every single sports/muscle car. Just as you 'prefer' (and obviously too far biased to understand anyone else's opinion) a stick, some may 'prefer' an auto. It has nothing to do with shifting incorrectly, I've had sticks (2 Mustangs, Camaro, Trans-Am, 3 Trucks) and enjoyed them too. After having both, I now 'prefer' an Auto as stated in my previous post.

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