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Old 01-11-2006, 08:39 PM   #31
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column pwns all...in what other bonneville can you seat 6 people in and not be completely squished? not to mention, but you can slide through the front seat. your g/f can sit right next to you...need i say more?
nope column make the car even more grandpa-ish
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column pwns all...in what other bonneville can you seat 6 people in and not be completely squished? not to mention, but you can slide through the front seat. your g/f can sit right next to you...need i say more?
nope column make the car even more grandpa-ish
its all a matter of opinions now isnt it?
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It is really bad to manually shift the car.....dont do it
just how bad? even once in a while?
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It is really bad to manually shift the car.....dont do it
just how bad? even once in a while?
.....could lead to an early trans death
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It is really bad to manually shift the car.....dont do it
just how bad? even once in a while?
.....could lead to an early trans death
How?
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even once in a while it'll lead to a trans death.. ok wtf do you do park your car everytime you want to use those gears?
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It is really bad to manually shift the car.....dont do it
just how bad? even once in a while?
.....could lead to an early trans death
Maybe I better stop then, do you think I still have a chance to increase the life of my tranny?
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it is not good to shift the tranny like a manual. (i.e: dont do it for fun) Only manualy shift when you need more power, your going up or down a hill, or your pulling something (which i dont recomend). Also, never slam the gears from 1 to D or OD. Its called an automatic transmission for a reason, not a manual transmission.
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what about for launching? whats the best way to win say a quarter mile
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what about for launching? whats the best way to win say a quarter mile
put the shifter in 3 or D and go manually shifting is worse for you and costs you more time in the 1/4
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