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manual or auto

which do you prefer on a ranger?.
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i think it all depends on what kind of driving you do.... if your in the city alot then autos the way to go...if you offroad alot, most people prefer manual for control i guess and so they can shift it into a really low gear for traction....


me, im driving a truck so what do i need manual for, so i prefer auto, but in a fast car its manual all the way....
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manual any and every way i love the clutch the shifting all of my vehicles will be manual
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Offroading I like a stick personally, easier to shift. In daily driving auto because it sucks when your in bumper to bumper and you have to shift all the time.
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manual
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Both my Rangers and my Taco have been manual.
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Manual all the way
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Manual, but sometimes I love the get in it and go...option...
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I went from auto to manual and I'm never looking back =]

Same goes with the transfer case
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manual in everything auto's are for pansy's they shouldnt even exist...i hated that about my splash..thats one reason why it didnt bother to bad to sell it
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It's ashame they're becoming more rare everyday. You use to have to special order autos, now you have to special order manuals at many dealerships =\ Freakin ppl are just too lazy/too scared to learn. I can understand if you live/work in a downtown metro area but damn, usually those ppl ride the bus.

I had my truck on the Brooklyn Expressway through NYC during rush hour twice in the last two weeks. Didn't bother me, just gotta leave space in front of your vehicle to keep rollin at 700 rpms haha.
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It's ashame they're becoming more rare everyday. You use to have to special order autos, now you have to special order manuals at many dealerships =\ Freakin ppl are just too lazy/too scared to learn. I can understand if you live/work in a downtown metro area but damn, usually those ppl ride the bus.

I had my truck on the Brooklyn Expressway through NYC during rush hour twice in the last two weeks. Didn't bother me, just gotta leave space in front of your vehicle to keep rollin at 700 rpms haha.
i work and live in a busy *** city manual is NEVER a problem, morons that dont know how to drive a stick in the city are the problem...
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i work and live in a busy *** city manual is NEVER a problem, morons that dont know how to drive a stick in the city are the problem...
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Mine is auto . . . sadly
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Mine is manual,and i would not have it any other way.
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I drove my Tbird manual for a long time, I love automatics for the fact I can get drunk and no one will screw up my clutch drivin me home. I do like the feel of control I get with a manual however, and offroading is much better because I can shift between whatever gear I feel is nessisary, as oppose to my auto now where I can only pick between 1st and 2nd.
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In trucks I like autos (dont know why) in cars its manual all the way!!!!
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same with me roach, but i like stickshift in small trucks and jeeps. i wouldnt want stick in a fullsize. and i love drivin stick cars
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Stick shift fo sho.
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i love driving stick but just couldn't pass up the deal on my truck, yeah its auto...
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I'd say stick if I could find a slave cylinder that lasts. I'm about to be on #3, and I only have 20k miles!! But since this a common Ranger problem, if I were to get another, I'd want an auto.
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stick.......I like shiftin the gears.
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i love my auto =D i also have a stick on my other ranger but its a 4 banger..my auto is v6,either way.i like both..i dont prefer neither i love them equally =D
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i got a 88 mazda b2200 4 banger 5-speed, pos ,but man that thing loves rpms when i shift her though the gears, i just love to shift, autos are just so boring, trucks need to be shifted.
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My next ranger will be an Auto. I've had soo many problems with mine. I just had it fixed for $2000 and now its doing the same thing again. Maybe its because all transmission mechanics are con artists around here, or the transmission. I dunno. but my next one will be an Auto. Ehf all this.
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