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Old 11-09-2015, 12:34 PM   #21
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Auto transmissions shift so fast the turbo never drops the spool.

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Old 12-03-2015, 12:35 PM   #22
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On the Thomas that I drive for school, the auto is SOOOO nice. It feels nice and firm, like it should, but since the turbo is spooled, it gives you a good push on the backside. This is even fully loaded with 48 football players on board.

The only manual bus that the district has is a DOG to drive, and it cannot keep up, even though it has more HP than the newer buses, and is shorter.
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Old 12-03-2015, 03:39 PM   #23
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The newer Allisons are pretty (dare I say it?) ...awesome.
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Old 12-03-2015, 07:48 PM   #24
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