The Truth About Cars » 6-speed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 02 May 2016 23:59:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Piston Slap: MT 6-speed Hyundai Sonata…Coda? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/piston-slap-mt-6-speed-hyundai-sonata-coda/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/piston-slap-mt-6-speed-hyundai-sonata-coda/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:04:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=933514   TTAC commentator Arthur Dailey writes: Sajeev, Over 40+ years of driving, I have traditionally changed cars every 2 years and never kept one for longer than 5 years or 150,000km. However I made my most recent car purchase with the intention of keeping it for 8 years or 200,000km. With the belief that in modern […]

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  TTAC commentator Arthur Dailey writes: Sajeev, Over 40+ years of driving, I have traditionally changed cars every 2 years and never kept one for longer than 5 years or 150,000km. However I made my most recent car purchase with the intention of keeping it for 8 years or 200,000km. With the belief that in modern […]

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Piston Slap: The Auto-Erratic Transmission? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/piston-slap-auto-erratic-transmission/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/piston-slap-auto-erratic-transmission/#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:54:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=880922 Longtime TTAC commentator Mikey writes: Sajeev, I bought a 2014 Impala LT with a 2.5 four cylinder, and a 6 speed auto. I’m a 60 year old guy, that’s driven more cars than I can count. I’m still in awe that the engineers have figured out a way to move a car with the weight and size […]

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Longtime TTAC commentator Mikey writes: Sajeev, I bought a 2014 Impala LT with a 2.5 four cylinder, and a 6 speed auto. I’m a 60 year old guy, that’s driven more cars than I can count. I’m still in awe that the engineers have figured out a way to move a car with the weight and size […]

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Piston Slap: Son, You’re Gonna Drive Me to Drinkin’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/piston-slap-son-youre-gonna-drive-me-to-drinkin/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/piston-slap-son-youre-gonna-drive-me-to-drinkin/#comments Mon, 01 Jul 2013 11:10:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=493693 Justin writes: Sajeev, Last October I was able to purchase a car I had been swooning over for about 15 years: A ’98 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC. It has about 108000 miles and is my daily driver. During the summer months I generally prefer to ride a motorcycle, so I need to do something with […]

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Justin writes: Sajeev, Last October I was able to purchase a car I had been swooning over for about 15 years: A ’98 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC. It has about 108000 miles and is my daily driver. During the summer months I generally prefer to ride a motorcycle, so I need to do something with […]

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Piston Slap: The Fuel Hating Tranny http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/piston-slap-the-fuel-hating-tranny/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/piston-slap-the-fuel-hating-tranny/#comments Wed, 20 Feb 2013 12:56:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=478193 Eric writes: My question is for Sanjeev Mehta. I purchased a 2010 4 cylinder automatic Toyota Camry LE new and have been using it as my daily driver since. My commute is almost all city driving, so I noticed a quirk about the car right away. During deceleration, the transmission seems to starve the engine […]

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Eric writes: My question is for Sanjeev Mehta. I purchased a 2010 4 cylinder automatic Toyota Camry LE new and have been using it as my daily driver since. My commute is almost all city driving, so I noticed a quirk about the car right away. During deceleration, the transmission seems to starve the engine […]

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Piston Slap: LeMons racer seeks Minivan Normalcy http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/piston-slap-lemons-racer-seeks-minivan-normalcy/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/piston-slap-lemons-racer-seeks-minivan-normalcy/#comments Fri, 09 Mar 2012 12:04:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=433629   Brian writes: Sajeev, Heeding the call for silly, not-really-that-good letters…plus I wrote you a while back about my Freestyle.  Since then, my wife actually sat in a minivan, and that’s the direction we are heading.  We are looking at replacing it quickly so that she can take the three kiddos to Grandma’s house while I […]

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  Brian writes: Sajeev, Heeding the call for silly, not-really-that-good letters…plus I wrote you a while back about my Freestyle.  Since then, my wife actually sat in a minivan, and that’s the direction we are heading.  We are looking at replacing it quickly so that she can take the three kiddos to Grandma’s house while I […]

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Piston Slap: Justy-fied Freestylin’ over CVTs, Part II http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/piston-slap-justy-fied-freestylin-over-cvts-part-ii/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/piston-slap-justy-fied-freestylin-over-cvts-part-ii/#comments Wed, 19 Oct 2011 19:06:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=414925     Brian writes: Not sure if this would be appropriate “piston slap” fodder or not, but here goes: Our blossoming family recently expanded to five. My wife and I, and a three year old, a 20 month old and now a 2 month old fill up the house. We occasionally travel with our 75 […]

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    Brian writes: Not sure if this would be appropriate “piston slap” fodder or not, but here goes: Our blossoming family recently expanded to five. My wife and I, and a three year old, a 20 month old and now a 2 month old fill up the house. We occasionally travel with our 75 […]

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Piston Slap: There’s a Rattle on the Frontier! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/piston-slap-theres-a-rattle-on-the-frontier/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/piston-slap-theres-a-rattle-on-the-frontier/#comments Wed, 12 Oct 2011 14:55:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=414377     TTAC Commentator Benderofbows writes: Sajeev, I always enjoy reading Piston Slap and want to ask about my truck, a 2007 Nissan Frontier with the VQ40DE (4.0L V6), 6-speed manual, and 42k miles. Sometimes the truck will rattle while accelerating at around 2200 RPMS. This only happens after completing a long freeway run (an […]

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    TTAC Commentator Benderofbows writes: Sajeev, I always enjoy reading Piston Slap and want to ask about my truck, a 2007 Nissan Frontier with the VQ40DE (4.0L V6), 6-speed manual, and 42k miles. Sometimes the truck will rattle while accelerating at around 2200 RPMS. This only happens after completing a long freeway run (an […]

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