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Old 07-29-2004, 22:20   #1 (permalink)
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XR6 auto vs manual

I've had my EB XR6 since 2000, it's auto and it beats mjy mates skyline which is manual, but, can anyone tell me if it's worth putting in a manual. Is there much of a power difference between auto and manual?
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Re: XR6 auto vs manual

no *power* difference between auto and manual really, but the manual will make your car noticably quicker.
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yeah older autos aren't very good at keeping the power flowing. Im not sure how new (as in 2004 made not reco'd) go, I would hope the power loss is lessened after 20 odd years.
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I own a ED XR6 5 Speed Manual and my parents own a EF XR6 Auto... the manual makes a huge difference... take off, responsiveness and accelration it just out performs the auto no probs... on a marked out track from a standing start my parents ef makes 140... my falc made 150 and a gtp on the otherhand made about 165-70
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Thanks all.

Time to update I think
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