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#4700702 - 03/20/18 01:32 PM For Those Who Can Drive a Manual...
Speak2Mountain Offline


Registered: 04/07/17
Posts: 317
Loc: Mississippi
What car did you learn on?

1976 MGB and then 1983 280zx...memories

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#4700706 - 03/20/18 01:35 PM Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain]
ammolab Offline


Registered: 01/16/06
Posts: 954
Loc: Ruidoso, NM USA
1964 Austin Healy Sprite MkIII. Then 1970 VW, 1972 FIAT 124Sport Coupe, 1979 Cutlas Salon 2dr V8, 1984 Dodge Colt Turbo, Ford Escort GT, Ford Probe GT, 2 Dodge Dakotas (V6 to V8), 2002 BMW M Coupe, 1994 Jeep, and. 2016 Chevy SS Sport Sedan.

All with manual gearboxes..even the 1979 Oldsmobile!


Edited by ammolab (03/20/18 01:42 PM)
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2009 Honda CR-V
2011 BMW R1200R
2005 Kaw Ninja 250
1994 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L
2016 Chevy SS Sport Sedan

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#4700707 - 03/20/18 01:35 PM Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain]
robertcope Offline


Registered: 01/10/08
Posts: 982
Loc: TX
1970 VW Bug

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#4700709 - 03/20/18 01:36 PM Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain]
Kamele0N Offline


Registered: 02/09/15
Posts: 1942
Loc: Slovenia
Golf mk4 1.9SDI & Renault Clio 1.5 dCi.... 1999 smile
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2011 Hyundai i30 1.4 CVVT Shell Helix Ultra 5w40
1997 Toyota Landcruiser KZJ95 3.0 TD various 10w40

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#4700712 - 03/20/18 01:38 PM Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain]
Tdbo Online   content


Registered: 08/18/09
Posts: 3198
Loc: Ohio
1982 Chevrolet Cavalier. It was provided as a loaner car when a new Monte Carlo of the same year was towed to the dealer four days after driving it off the lot.
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2012 Honda Accord LX-P 91K
2008 Ford Mustang Pony Package Convertible 16K
2006 Honda Odyssey EX-L 76K
2003 Ford Ranger 3.0 Supercab 104K

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#4700713 - 03/20/18 01:38 PM Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain]
Chris142 Offline


Registered: 06/05/03
Posts: 16516
Loc: Deplorable in apple valley, ca
I learned the basics on a dirt bike then 78 Subaru brat. I was 9 when my dad bought the Subaru and left me and mom to figure it out. I actually showed her since I knew the basics. I took my driving test in that same Subaru and got 100%.
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02 Wrangler super-s 10w30
87 F250 proline 15w40
04 Tahoe super-s 10w30
Z400 Lucas 10w30
KLR250 Maxima 10w40
Can am maveric edge 5w40
57 case tractor 15w40

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#4700714 - 03/20/18 01:38 PM Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain]
Motorsen Offline


Registered: 06/27/10
Posts: 9
Loc: Denmark
1987 Peugeot 205 1.9 GTI

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#4700716 - 03/20/18 01:38 PM Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain]
Leo99 Offline


Registered: 03/30/14
Posts: 2874
Loc: NJ
86 Accord. In the parking lot of the Honda dealer and on the drive home.


Edited by Leo99 (03/20/18 01:39 PM)
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Without data you're just another person with an opinion. W. E. Deming

2003 Corolla 250,000 miles
2004 Rav4 333,000 miles
2015 Camry 40,000 miles

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#4700718 - 03/20/18 01:39 PM Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain]
FordCapriDriver Offline


Registered: 10/22/15
Posts: 2321
Loc: Balearic Islands , Spain
When i was 12 with what is now my pride and joy 1975 Ford Capri 3.0 Ghia V6.
I barely reached the pedals smile
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1975 Ford Capri II Ghia 3000 V6
1988 Ford Escort 1.6 Xr3i Convertible
Finnish expat living in Spain
My clothes smell like 15W-40 HDEO and 20W-50.

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#4700719 - 03/20/18 01:39 PM Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain]
Darren_L Offline


Registered: 10/26/10
Posts: 22
Loc: Indianapolis, In.
1964 Corvair Monza
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71 Chevelle 496BBC Brad Penn 10w30
04 Silverado Valvoline FS 5w30
96 Impala SS Valvoline FS 10w30
99 Civic MaxLife 5w30
96 Ranger MaxLife 5w30


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#4700720 - 03/20/18 01:39 PM Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain]
JoelB Offline


Registered: 06/27/16
Posts: 212
Loc: Minnesota
2003 Ford focus SVT. Really fun car, not a very forgiving clutch for a nooby.
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2017 Mitsubishi Mirage
1.2L 3 cylinder
Amsoil XL 0w20
Fram Ultra XG7317

2014 Chevy sonic 1.8
Mobil 1 5w30
AcDelco filter

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#4700721 - 03/20/18 01:40 PM Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain]
mrsilv04 Offline


Registered: 12/08/06
Posts: 8146
Loc: Illinois
Learned on: 1974 F-100, 390 with a 3 on the tree.

Currently: 1952 Chevy DeLuxe, 235 with a 3 on the tree.
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2004 Silverado - on its 3rd Jasper engine in less than one year.

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#4700724 - 03/20/18 01:40 PM Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain]
E150GT Offline


Registered: 03/11/12
Posts: 1038
Loc: San Antonio, TX
The 1995 F-150 in my signature.
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 300SD - 100k
1995 F150 XL 4.9 reg cab 5 speed - 247k 5w30
2016 Mazda 6 manual 6speed - 46k 5w30

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#4700725 - 03/20/18 01:41 PM Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain]
jeepman3071 Offline


Registered: 04/15/10
Posts: 4061
Loc: Storrs, Connecticut
I learned how to shift/clutch on farm equipment from an early age. First car was a friend's VW Jetta.
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L (179k) - Pennzoil 10w30, Napa Gold 1516, Magnefine trans filter

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#4700728 - 03/20/18 01:43 PM Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain]
Nyogtha Offline


Registered: 10/13/14
Posts: 2150
Loc: San Antonio, TX
My dad's 1973 GMC 1/2 ton pickup with 350 4 bbl, 3 on a tree, and power nothin'.
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“He who does not value the teacher, Or greatly care for the material, Is greatly deluded although he may be learned." - Lao-Tzu

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