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Old 23rd July 2008, 12:22   #1
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HI there, AutomaticChoice from Trivandrum. The name says it all. Firmly believe automatics are the way to go in our crazy roads. As far as vehicles go, I believe cars are to go from point A -> B and bikes are for pleasure - India.
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Old 23rd July 2008, 22:05   #2
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Default auto - on a bike!?

While most enthusiasts prefer using all 4 limbs to drive a car, one has to agree that the newer generation of automatic transmissions has improved tremendously.

What with all the funky double-clutches, paddles-shifters, etc., a car equipped with a good autobox isn't much off in driving pleasure than it's manual counterpart.

But manuals do become a pain to drive in heavy traffic. Automatics help you relax a bit.

Welcome to Team-BHP! Take some time to familiarise yourself with the forum's posting rules!

Enjoy!

ps. This forum is full of car (and bike, ofcourse) enthusiasts - so don't say a car's just for going from point A to B, because it just isn't!

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I think you should be burnt at stake for blasphemy !
PS: i still think my dad could use an auto box though...
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Welcome to Team BHP. Automatics are convenient for city driving. However, for hill driving they are a pain. Most automatics now a days come with extra gears for hill driving. I never found that convenient in my Corolla though.
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Guys... thanks for the welcome. My comment about manual/cars is tongue-in-cheek, not intended to belittle the scores of car-lovers here. I just have more fun on a bike than in a car...

Anyway, just bought a 2005 Lancer Invex Tiptronic (thanks to Team-Bhp classifieds), so there ends my quest for an automatic point A->B transporter
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dude you are in a car forum so please dont go point a to b here.
hope your attitude towards cars change
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Glad to report that it is changing and changing fast, thanks to a Lancer Invex....
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Automatic, welcome....your liking towards automatic car shows that you are a lazy kind hehe

well bike and car is like whisky and vodka both gets you high but they taste different
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Automatic, welcome....your liking towards automatic car shows that you are a lazy kind hehe
Lohitrao... you got it!

btw, aren't we all the lazy kind? what with needing a car or bike instead of walking or bicycling
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Lohitrao... you got it!

btw, aren't we all the lazy kind? what with needing a car or bike instead of walking or bicycling
hehe true

Todays every product is intended to make the user lazy thats why it sells
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