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Old 04-29-2002, 00:16   #1 (permalink)
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Did EF Futura's come out in a 5 speed???

hey guy's just wonding if EF Futura's (sedan) came from the factory in a 5 speed manual. Reason i'm asking is because next week i should be picking up my new car which is a series 2 EF Futura 5 speed and the owner said it was a factory 5 speed, but i've also been told they didn't come out in 5 speeds. Also the car has a very hard clutch and no footrest pedal for your left foot which makes me think it's been converted.

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I do know that automatic was standard on the sedan, but my information source is ambiguous as to whether manual was an option.

Apparently a V8 was optional on the sedan, interestingly.

...actually, looking at it again, it seems that manual was available. It must be the Fairmont that was unavailable with manual.
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they did come out as 5 speed manual as far as i know
because i distinctly remember seeing 4 of them for sale when i was looking for my ef..
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They most assuredly did!!
When I got my ED, it was a toss up between a new futura 5 speed, & what I eventually got.
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Give this guy a go - He found out the details for the EF XR6WGN for me

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Option: 5 speed man in Futura sedan.In my little book..Prob order from factory though..
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Yes Yes Yes, Absolutely, the EF Futura came in a 5 speed. Rare as anything, but back when i was looking for my first car i sooo wanted a Futura 5 speed as it was pretty well equiped compared to the Gli.
A Futura 5 speed can only be had in a sedan not wagon.
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