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    Quote Originally Posted by rileyjr16 View Post
    GM refuses to mate a 5.3 and a 5 speed. They mated a 4.8 with a 5 speed till it was dropped in 06 I think (not sure) with a extended cab. 4.3s I get why cuz they have ALOT of low end torque and who doesn't love a V6 with a 5 speed other than me .
    They mated the 5.3 to a 5spd in a Z71 with a floor shift 99-02 then in 03 up it was only a 4,8 5spd 4x4 in WT trim.

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    low sales/orders equate to no more production. Even class8 trucks are now selling more automatics than sticks, do to the lack of knowledge to use the stick. too many youngsters and females climbing behind the wheel of big rigs and no experience driving stick so they usually burn up the clutches far too soon. Auomatic is the future like it or not. Personally i don't like it .
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    LOL I love sticks. But when it come to a family vehicle its auto all the way.... you never know when you only have one hand to operate the vehicle =p
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    Go down to Mexico u can get the 3500 gasser Manuel down there
    2009 chevy 1500 z71 4x4
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    1965 c10 swb, zz4 350 with the hot cam and fast burn heads and a 780 Holley on top, richmond super street 5 speed,restorod

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