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Old 12-14-2006, 10:03 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Brock
I do often wonder though if FE "freaks" (like me) tend to buy manuals and those that are not as concerned about FE buy autos, which in itself could skew the results. Again nothing against autos, they certainly have their place.
In the old days the difference between manuals and autos was huge , both in performance and FE.
But over the last 15 years in particular the auto's have improved a lot in both departments.

I enjoy both , but for different reasons. and although manuals still have the upper hand , I wouldn't feel too guilty in owning a modern auto.

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Old 12-15-2006, 02:28 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by krousdb
As for the TDI group, I have begun to get tired of the Prius bashing. I'm wondering why they target the Prius and pile on and on and on?
Hmmm, maybe this is why:

Translation: Having been around "harcore" TDI and Prius owners, both (in general overall terms, I have not seen this on this forum) are a pompus and "my way/no way" kind of folks that flock together.

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