Originally Posted by RandyB
I have always preferred manual transmissions so it was the only real choice for me. I respect the advances that have been made with the manual automatics, and generally concede they are in fact faster than the full manual, but they are not for me. I prefer the level of driver involvement that the full manual brings, and I also favor the mechanical simplicity and lighter weight of the 6MT, along with the fun factor of having full access to the engine's revs at all times via the clutch.
I think that portions of this should be used in fathering our club's mission statement.