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I am surprised that this topic/poll has not already surfaced but here it is! Vote for the type of transmission that your MAIN car has. If you have more than one cars (most of us), vote for the car that you are driving the most...Let's see! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (GrecianVolvo)

How come I don't see "semiautomatic sequential electronically controlled 7 speed" on the list? Oh, you said "main" car. OK, 5spd manaul will work.
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (towerymt)

Where's the Getrag 6 speed?
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (GrecianVolvo)

Automatics are making a valiant comeback!<p>Yannis
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (GrecianVolvo)

I voted 4-speed auto... not primarily by choice, b/c I prefer manuals. But, if you want an 850turbo, then that's what you get, unless you go to Canada. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (GrecianVolvo)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Automatics are making a valiant comeback!<p>Yannis<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Tied <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (Spearzy)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Automatics are making a valiant comeback!<p>Yannis<p>Tied <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>No longer. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (spokanite69)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Automatics are making a valiant comeback!<p>Yannis<p>Tied <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>No longer. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Hehehe! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Yannis
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (GrecianVolvo)

automatic 4 speed... i wonder if my c70 can be swaped into an auto 5 speed (would it be any better?)
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (GrecianVolvo)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR><br>Tied <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>No longer. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Hehehe! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Yannis<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Ahem... Autos apear to be spanking the manuals agian <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmilep.gif" BORDER="0"> (Don't hear that said to often <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> )
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (GShyneDM)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>automatic 4 speed... i wonder if my c70 can be swaped into an auto 5 speed (would it be any better?)<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Yes, you can. However, my mechanic said it's really not worth the trouble - cost and time being the main factors. You loose the 3 modes so the 5-speed auto adjust RPM changes in your shifts by itself. I honestly prefer the 4-speed because I can manually (somewhat) control when the the gear shifts. What would be ideal is a 5-speed auto with the 3 modes.
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (mike_c70)

Come on manual drivers, you don't want to lose to the automatic!!
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (towerymt)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Come on manual drivers, you don't want to lose to the automatic!! <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>I only have one car to vote for! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (FMonk)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>I only have one car to vote for! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmile.gif" BORDER="0"><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Oh well, we did what we could. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (Johann)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Where's the Getrag 6 speed?<br><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Generally they save them for BMWs. I'd love to have one in either of my Volvos.<p>Incidentally, a fellow I know named Mats Hammarlund put a Getrag M51 (5-speed manual) into his PV544 Carerra Panamerica racecar a couple years ago, along with a 140 front crossmember/suspension, 240 rear axle (limited slip diff, of course!), and a B20 engine worth over $15,000 that apparently put out 285 naturally-aspirated HP!!! Anyhow, I've got some pictures of the transformation steps at home somewhere, but I will need my DSL reactivated at my new address in order for me to post some of them, if anyone is interested.<p>Meanwhile, I've got a Tremec TR-3550 5-speed manual which will be installed in my 1963 Volvo 122S since the Ford-Chevy bellhousing adapter will mate right up to the LS6 that is going into it as well. Volvette, anyone? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmilep.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emcocktl.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>-he who stacks pork
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (Leopold Porkstacker)

That Volvette will be a damb interesting car when you get that done. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>We will need some photographic documentation along the way! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (GrecianVolvo)

If you mean in a Volvo, my "main" Volvo is my only Volvo, but not my daily driver. It has a 5 speed, close-ratio, straight-cut, dog-engagement, dog-leg first M47R.<p>My daily drivers alternate between a column-shift 5 speed manual and a 3 speed auto. <p>
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (PWSchuh)

Have automatic on both cars. Easier to drive in the city!! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (Spearzy)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>That Volvette will be a damb interesting car when you get that done. <br>We will need some photographic documentation along the way! <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Well, nothing really has changed since last year:<p><A HREF="http://homepage.mac.com/leopoldporkstacker/.Pictures/stage1_01.jpg" TARGET="_blank">Image 1</A><br><A HREF="http://homepage.mac.com/leopoldporkstacker/.Pictures/stage1_02.jpg" TARGET="_blank">Image 2</A><br><A HREF="http://homepage.mac.com/leopoldporkstacker/.Pictures/stage1_03.jpg" TARGET="_blank">Image 3</A><br><A HREF="http://homepage.mac.com/leopoldporkstacker/.Pictures/stage1_04.jpg" TARGET="_blank">Image 4</A><br><A HREF="http://homepage.mac.com/leopoldporkstacker/.Pictures/stage1_05.jpg" TARGET="_blank">Image 5</A><br><A HREF="http://homepage.mac.com/leopoldporkstacker/.Pictures/stage1_06.jpg" TARGET="_blank">Image 6</A><br><A HREF="http://homepage.mac.com/leopoldporkstacker/.Pictures/stage1_07.jpg" TARGET="_blank">Image 7</A><br><A HREF="http://homepage.mac.com/leopoldporkstacker/.Pictures/stage1_08.jpg" TARGET="_blank">Image 8</A><p>So, as one can see in the above pictures, the progress really hasn't evolved much. Business as usual. Sheeit, if I was doing this in my own garage I'd at least be halfway done by now but nooooooooo! Dumbass me is having someone else do the work, and they are slacking! Arrrgh!!<p>-he who stacks pork<BR><BR>
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Re: WHat type of transmission are you driving??? (GShyneDM)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>automatic 4 speed... i wonder if my c70 can be swaped into an auto 5 speed (would it be any better?)<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>I'd like to look into a 5 speed auto for my R as well.
 
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