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How many Fortes are made like mine? I presume not many are shipped over here with the 6 speed manual due to the hatred in this country of manual transmissions.
 

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yea almost every nice sports car is auto now or the shitty paddle shifting lol but i also have the sedan 6spd
 

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I have the Blue 6 speed manual, love the car now that the first gear issue has been fixed. No stalling at all now! Plus milage is better getting around 7.1l\100km
 

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The acelerator pedal causing 1st gear starts to be a pain?
 

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looking at this thread makes me think there is serval 6spd cars.
I'm going on a limb and I'm going to say steveg was talking about the throttle mod yes?
 

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Yes rainy, i was talking about the throttle mod. it helps quite a bit
 

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When we ordered our first Fortes there was an error in the order codes, or something like that, and we ended up with almost 100% manual cars. Had at least a half-dozen SX sedan stick shifts sitting on the lot all summer long, and finally we're down to the last one. They are out there... lurking...

I would have gone with a stick, but I'm getting lazy in my older age... it's just not as 'fun' anymore.
 

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When we ordered our first Fortes there was an error in the order codes, or something like that, and we ended up with almost 100% manual cars. Had at least a half-dozen SX sedan stick shifts sitting on the lot all summer long, and finally we're down to the last one. They are out there... lurking...

I would have gone with a stick, but I'm getting lazy in my older age... it's just not as 'fun' anymore.
Local dealer has a number of manual cars on the lot...sold most of the auto cars. It's not about "hating" manuals...people are opting for comfort and ease of driving...besides, it appears to be a lot easier texting with the auto than with the manual considering how many people I see on the cell phone while driving...LoL!
 

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My dealer's sales person told me that they stock less than 5% in manual ( 1 in 20) and most of the manuals are Koups. 6spd SX sedans are rare.
 

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My dealer's sales person told me that they stock less than 5% in manual ( 1 in 20) and most of the manuals are Koups. 6spd SX sedans are rare.
That was the first car I drove I liked it, black on black like my koup :D
 
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