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Quick Poll. Yes, Another Poll. This One About Transmissions.

Discussion in 'Elio Drivetrain' started by Ty, Apr 3, 2014.

Will you be buying a manual or automatic?

  1. Manual no matter the mileage.

    38.7%
  2. Automatic no matter the mileage.

    50.5%
  3. Whichever gets better mileage.

    11.7%
  4. Whatever my chauffeur wants to drive.

    1.3%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Ty

    Ty Elio Addict

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    Simple Poll... I didn't include CVTs - consider that choice as an automatic.
     
  2. JNR

    JNR Elio Addict

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    I voted Automatic. I enjoy stick, but have to admit this car is for a boring commute with occasional gridlock and the irritation of driving a stick during bumper to bumper traffic far outweighs the fun of the stick at this point in my life.
     
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  3. goofyone

    goofyone Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    All my daily driver vehicles in last 15 years have been manuals and I don't see a need to change now.
     
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  4. raybonz

    raybonz Elio Addict

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    Work in Boston so I know what you mean!

    Ray
     
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  5. JNR

    JNR Elio Addict

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    Do you ever!?! My old job had me inside Rt 128 up to 2-3x a week. You have it far worse than I do if you drive anywhere near 7-9 am or 4-6 pm.
     
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  6. raybonz

    raybonz Elio Addict

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    I start at 6AM so usually not bad.. Getting out at 2:30 varies and did get out at 6PM then around 6:30PM when I work 12 hour days.. Yesterday was bad at 2:30PM due to the Plymouth police officer being transported down route 3(died from sort of motorcycle accident) for about 30 miles.. I took Rt. 24 to bypass that mess..
     
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    I will get the automatic. I live in NJ and for my safety I prefer to have both of my hands on the wheel when I drive.
     
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  8. Elynde

    Elynde Elio Enthusiast

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    Automatic, please and thank you. I have never had luck with learning manual.
     
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    Dual clutch AMT, please.
     
  10. Joshua Caldwell

    Joshua Caldwell Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    I haven't driven manual in 13 years and I still remember that horrible grinding sound - automatic all the way.
     
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