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For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... #4700702
03/20/18 12:32 PM
03/20/18 12:32 PM
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Posts: 428
Mississippi
Speak2Mountain Offline OP
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Mississippi
What car did you learn on?

1976 MGB and then 1983 280zx...memories

Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700706
03/20/18 12:35 PM
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Posts: 1,064
Ruidoso, NM USA
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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!

Last edited by ammolab; 03/20/18 12:42 PM.

2009 Honda CR-V
2011 BMW R1200R
2005 Kaw Ninja 250
1994 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L
2016 Chevy SS Sport Sedan
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700707
03/20/18 12:35 PM
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Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 1,022
TX
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Posts: 1,022
TX
1970 VW Bug

Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700709
03/20/18 12:36 PM
03/20/18 12:36 PM
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Posts: 2,362
Slovenia EU
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Posts: 2,362
Slovenia EU
Golf mk4 1.9SDI & Renault Clio 1.5 dCi.... 1999 smile


2008 Toyota Yaris 1ND-TV 1.4 D4-D Elf FullTech FE 5w30
1997 Toyota Landcruiser KZJ95 3.0 TD Shell Rimula R6M 10w40
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700712
03/20/18 12:38 PM
03/20/18 12:38 PM
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Posts: 3,294
Ohio
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Posts: 3,294
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.


2012 Honda Accord LX-P 94K
2008 Ford Mustang Pony Package Convertible 17K
2006 Honda Odyssey EX-L 76K
2003 Ford Ranger 3.0 Supercab 114K
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700713
03/20/18 12:38 PM
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Posts: 17,841
Deplorable in apple valley, ca
Chris142 Offline
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Posts: 17,841
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%.


02 Wrangler carlube 5w30
87 F250 traveler 15w40
07 fjcruiser Chevron 10w30
Z400 castrol T 10w40
Can am maveric edge 5w40
57 case tractor 15w40
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700714
03/20/18 12:38 PM
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Posts: 15
Denmark
Motorsen Offline
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Posts: 15
Denmark
1987 Peugeot 205 1.9 GTI

Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700716
03/20/18 12:38 PM
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Posts: 3,486
NJ
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NJ
86 Accord. In the parking lot of the Honda dealer and on the drive home.

Last edited by Leo99; 03/20/18 12:39 PM.

Without data you're just another person with an opinion. W. E. Deming

2003 Corolla 250,000 miles (RIP)
2004 Corolla 125,000 miles
2004 Rav4 370,000 miles
2015 Camry 70,000 miles
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700718
03/20/18 12:39 PM
03/20/18 12:39 PM
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Balearic Islands , Spain
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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


1975 Ford Capri II Ghia 3000 V6, - Shell Helix HX3 20W-50 w/ 20% Rimula R4X 15W-40 HDEO.

1988 Ford Escort Mk4 Xr3i Cabrio, - Shell Rimula R4X 15W-40, w/ 30% Helix 3 20W-50.

Finnish expat in Spain.
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700719
03/20/18 12:39 PM
03/20/18 12:39 PM
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Posts: 24
Indianapolis, In.
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Indianapolis, In.
1964 Corvair Monza


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

Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700720
03/20/18 12:39 PM
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Posts: 278
Minnesota
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Posts: 278
Minnesota
2003 Ford focus SVT. Really fun car, not a very forgiving clutch for a nooby.


Mine: 2018 Chevy spark (White) 1.4 Non-turbo
Mobil 1 0w20 AFE
ACDelco UPF64R

Wife's: 2018 Chevy spark (Blue) 1.4 Non-turbo
Mobil 1 0w20 AFE
ACDelco UPF64R
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700721
03/20/18 12:40 PM
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Posts: 8,454
Illinois
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Posts: 8,454
Illinois
Learned on: 1974 F-100, 390 with a 3 on the tree.

Currently: 1952 Chevy DeLuxe, 235 with a 3 on the tree.


2004 Silverado - on its 3rd Jasper engine in less than one year.
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700724
03/20/18 12:40 PM
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Posts: 1,374
San Antonio, TX
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Posts: 1,374
San Antonio, TX
The 1995 F-150 in my signature.


1984 Mercedes-Benz 300SD - 100k
1995 F150 XL 4.9 reg cab 5MT - 251k 5w30
2016 Mazda6 Touring 6MT - 57k 10w30
2006 Buick Lucerne CXL 3.8 31k 5w30
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700725
03/20/18 12:41 PM
03/20/18 12:41 PM
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Posts: 4,565
Storrs, Connecticut
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Storrs, Connecticut
I learned how to shift/clutch on farm equipment from an early age. First car was a friend's VW Jetta.


2000 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L (181k) - Pennzoil 10w30, Napa Gold 1516, Magnefine trans filter
2009 BMW 328i (36k) - Castrol Edge Euro 0w40, MANN HU816X
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700728
03/20/18 12:43 PM
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Posts: 2,551
San Antonio, TX
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San Antonio, TX
My dad's 1973 GMC 1/2 ton pickup with 350 4 bbl, 3 on a tree, and power nothin'.


"No matter how paranoid you are you're not paranoid enough. Tell the truth. Reach as many people as you can with it. That's your weapon." - Susanne Modeski, aka "Holly" to The Lone Gunmen
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