jvhroberts at aol.com
jvhroberts at aol.com
Sat Jun 5 11:33:44 EDT 2010
All true, and manual tranny cars are a lot quicker!
From: shortle <shortle556 at earthlink.net>
To: Sethracer at aol.com; airvair at earthlink.net; virtualvairs at corvair.org
Sent: Sat, Jun 5, 2010 11:31 am
Subject: Re: <VV> Slushbox?
Ah but the manual trans cars have so many more issues to deal with. The clutch
(cables snap,linkage wears, discs wear, they slip,etc.).I had a LM floor "metal
fatigue" everytime you would step on the pedal. Then the issues with the
shifters. Now my PG Corvairs, awesome!
Timothy Shortle in Durango Colorado
>From: Sethracer at aol.com
>Sent: Jun 5, 2010 8:08 AM
>To: airvair at earthlink.net, virtualvairs at corvair.org
>Subject: <VV> Slushbox?
>In a message dated 6/4/2010 11:31:06 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time,
>airvair at earthlink.net writes:
>With me. a clutch car is 90% work and 10% fun. An automatic is ALL
>enjoyment. I admittedly am no expert clutch car driver. even though I've
>them for close to 40 years. You don't want to see me put one on a trailer.
>You'd need big trailer chocks and a fire extiguisher to cool down the clutch.
>Bottom line is that for me. a clutch car is a bitch.
>My Avalanche is an Automatic. My wife's Saturn Aura is an Automatic. The
>rest of the fleet - see below - have manual transmissions. As far as I am
>concerned, when driving an Automatic trans vehicle, you are just a passenger,
> sitting in the wrong seat!
>C's the Day! - Corvair, Camaro, Corvette
>San Jose, CA
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