Originally Posted by Captisock
Definitely a serious question, and I was hoping it would cost less to just switch over the transmission. My car is barely used and I've been taking very good care of it, so I would prefer not to have to trade it.
Best to advertise for someone who has bought a comparable car with a manual transmission that regrets not getting an auto, then do a swap. Perhaps use black book price on both cars to determine whether a trade is straight across, or whether a cash adjustment is needed.