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View Poll Results: who drives using the manual mode
all the time 7 11.48%
sometimes 28 45.90%
rarely 26 42.62%
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Old 01-18-2011, 06:38 PM
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I don't use mine on purpose...I really hate the location of it and will once in a while bump it by accident. I kinda found it odd...I bought an auto for a reason...if I wanted standard I would have bought a standard. My b/f uses it sometimes...but I like the MDS and I just don't feel the need for it really.

I am with you Paris I don't care for it, and I don't use it.
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In hilly areas yes, on the flatter parts not really.
Holding it down a gear going up a hill, or the same going down for more engine braking though, yes I do that.
Around town i never use it.
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Have to manually shift if i need to get over 6500rpm.

edit: Last post was back in Jan but this thread was showing under recent posts.


Sorry for bring up a old thread.
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I drive my SRT Hauler the same way I drive my SRT. (believe it or not, it can handle those sharp corners at 45 mph with no issues) Autostick in the city, and drive when I'm on the highway or racing.
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i manualy shift mine a quit a bit
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Played with it a fuew time, but no real use for it!!
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I have to add to this thread because it's very frustrating when you put the thing into manual by mistake, i.e accidentally bumping it. With the stereo on it's only when you see the high revs do you realize, oh s$#@t it's in manual. I've already done this too many times, Opps
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Freightrain; I can say I use it quite a bit myself. Around town, I like being able to keep it out of 5th and 6th when speeds stay 45mph or below. No luggin the motor and yes I agree, I averaged 16.5mpg in town using only 4th all last week. As much as I love hearing the roar of my Hemi when I need it; I like it even more when I see the fuel needle not move to the left as fast as my old 99 5.9 Magnum did. It's nice having the best of both world's in a Ram; A tough ass with plenty of gas!
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