Re: Off topic car rant! WHY is a manual transmission car so hard to find?!?

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Easy to find in my area, My sons and I have a few manual 5 speed cars including a Honda Civic and these,

Just a custom 3” exhaust really woke up this five speed wagon

Not really a Chevy guy by choice but The best bang for the buck in a smaller American made manual trans car is a 08 and up turbocharged chevy cobalt ss for just with a ”tune” and exhaust the tiny 4 banger can beat a stock manual scat pack hemi Challenger and many older fiberglass Corvettes that have big V8’s

Good shape manual shift Honda civics, Hondas in general can be very pricey but used cobalt SS’s and regular ones are pretty reasonably priced,

The older SS supercharged 05-07 manual trans cobalts the clutch can be a weak link if car is highly tuned (we are all Motörhead’s here so it’s very hard for us to leave anything with an engine stock ;) So the turbocharged ones are better then the supercharged ones for a performance tune and exhaust unless you wanna change the clutch but leave a supercharged one stock and it will last,

All SS’s (even normally aspirated SS’s) came with forged engine internals, forged control arms, heavy duty suspension, better axles, larger wheels and much more stuff standard then regular ones for not much more money

But many Regular (non ss cobalts) came with manual trannys too and can be found for way cheeper and can be a bit faster then most Honda Civics same year (but I don’t like that they came with stamped steel control arms and smaller four lug wheels)

And all regular and SS cobalts get good mpg if driven normally even auto tranny ones,

We have had 3 cobalt ss’s (since the 2006 one my oldest son bought new) and all are still on the road here in the rust belt

New car dealers by me most used manual shift cars sit there longer then automatics, not as many people want to buy them So sometimes there are better deals at a new car dealers than what private sellers sell them for on gaglist and fleesebay so check new dealers used car stock in the back of the lot,

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  Off topic car rant! WHY is a manual transmission car so hard to find?!?Topic by: Stephen Keller Stephen Keller 01/04/20 02:53AM
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