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by bk7794
Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: 2021 Nissan Frontier - here we go again...
Replies: 4
Views: 334

Re: 2021 Nissan Frontier - here we go again...

I know you're not supposed to drive it like a sports car but I saw a test drive on a Tacoma with a manuel and the rev hang was pretty atrocious. I don't mind a bit of rev hang, but it looks like it'd be undriveable in day to day traffic.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9JBOepywLU
by bk7794
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: Bk's new car
Replies: 9
Views: 607

Re: Bk's new car

Good choice. Sounds like a newer version of my 1999 Accord 5MT. The only regret I have is I wish I got a Gen 7 like yours with the 2.4L engine with the timing chain. My 2.3L has a belt, and I don't know when it was changed. I should just get it replaced. Like yours, it feels good, and is black. Unl...
by bk7794
Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: 2021 Honda Accord sedan only automatic
Replies: 19
Views: 786

Re: 2021 Honda Accord sedan only automatic

That's a huge shame. Although I can't say I'm not surprised. With emissions regulations (rev hang), computerization etc.

I'm hoping in a few years to scoop up a 2.0T and get it tuned.
by bk7794
Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: Bk's new car
Replies: 9
Views: 607

Bk's new car

I rescued a car from the junkyard to replace the VW. A 2004 Accord 4 Cylinder. I must admit, it feels good to be back in a Honda. This thing is amazing to drive. The engine/transmission combo is spot on, the engine pulls strong and the shiftier has a decent throw for being cable actuated. The only b...
by bk7794
Thu Apr 16, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Thinking of a replacement car
Replies: 14
Views: 1887

Re: Thinking of a replacement car

Wow thats a shame. I feel they're really messing up these light/medium duty diesels. Nissans Cummins was a POS from what I hear, the Chrysler one, Ford and GMs have timing belts and who knows how good they are.
by bk7794
Tue Apr 14, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Thinking of a replacement car
Replies: 14
Views: 1887

Re: Thinking of a replacement car

that's a shame. I had heard the clutch was hard to get used to on a few videos.

Any experience with the eco diesels? the first and current gen? Are they really as bad as they all say? I've always had my eye on a Grand Cherokee with one.
by bk7794
Tue Apr 14, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Thinking of a replacement car
Replies: 14
Views: 1887

Re: Thinking of a replacement car

Is yours a JL? A buddy of mine has one with the 3.6.

You said the manual is garbage on the JL? Is it because they went with a cable shifter compared to the direct one in previous years?
by bk7794
Tue Apr 14, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Thinking of a replacement car
Replies: 14
Views: 1887

Re: Thinking of a replacement car

I know....it gets brought up every time I talk about it with people lol I have thought about the whole trailer thing. My S60 could tow 5500lbs. Amazing how a lot of cars for the american market magically lose their tow rating. Take a look at a golf/focus in the US vs Europe. ideally..I'd like someth...
by bk7794
Mon Apr 13, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Thinking of a replacement car
Replies: 14
Views: 1887

Thinking of a replacement car

I'm looking at replacing my Passat as soon as this Corona virus lockdown is over. I'm debating at going with an SUV/Truck (to help with moving things) or since I'm still single with no kids, a sportier car/hatch. I'd probably try to find a cheap pickup and stow it at my folks house. I really enjoyed...
by bk7794
Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: New Toyota Supra with manual transmission!
Replies: 3
Views: 1961

Re: New Toyota Supra with manual transmission!

Yeah, I've heard Chrysler's tuning has been mediocre. My buddy has one in a 3 series. Thing is phenomenal, does almost everything you want it to do. I almost think putting a 6 speed in there would be a downgrade. Then again..if its properly tuned.
by bk7794
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: New Toyota Supra with manual transmission!
Replies: 3
Views: 1961

Re: New Toyota Supra with manual transmission!

Doesn't this use the ZF 8hp series transmission? From what I've heard, it's a pretty nice auto.
by bk7794
Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Are manual transmission vehicles going to increase in value?
Replies: 7
Views: 1783

Re: Are manual transmission vehicles going to increase in value?

I've noticed that a few models, BRZ, Corvette, Miata..etc. the manual always has a higher price than their Auto counterparts. This is obviously on the used market. e
by bk7794
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Electric cars now outsell manual transmission cars
Replies: 14
Views: 2035

Re: Electric cars now outsell manual transmission cars

It's a shame but it seems like nobody is dumping money into making a good manual experience. Perhaps the BRZ/FRS, Miata and whatnot seem to be the only new cars that are fun to drive with no rev hang, a good feeling stick and clutch. I've heard horror stories on the stock WRX tune, The Civics aren'...
by bk7794
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Electric cars now outsell manual transmission cars
Replies: 14
Views: 2035

Re: Electric cars now outsell manual transmission cars

It's a shame but it seems like nobody is dumping money into making a good manual experience. Perhaps the BRZ/FRS, Miata and whatnot seem to be the only new cars that are fun to drive with no rev hang, a good feeling stick and clutch. I've heard horror stories on the stock WRX tune, The Civics aren't...