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Old 04-08-2009, 10:02 AM   #1259
MoeLarryCheese!
 
Drives: SSR
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Michigan
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Originally Posted by UCF w00t View Post
There's one 1LT manual. My guess as to why only one... demographics. Most people that drive a stick these days are performance car oriented and therefore are also likely to go for the SS. That will change some once the cheap factor starts increasing as the cars become readily available.
Hey UCF and all. I have a reliable source for info on the V6 ,manual situation. I've been told that there were three problems associated with this drivetrain combo - trans, clutch, and driveshaft. Second gear synchros had to fixed, clutch and pressure plate had to be upgraded, and the driveshaft was changed. All issues have been resolved and new parts are now in the pipeline. Production will begin in mid May. Glad they're taking the time to do it right ! I can wait a little longer, no problem.
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