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For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... #4700702
03/20/18 01:32 PM
03/20/18 01:32 PM
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Posts: 398
Mississippi
Speak2Mountain Offline OP
Speak2Mountain  Offline OP
Joined: Apr 2017
Posts: 398
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 01:35 PM
03/20/18 01:35 PM
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 1,023
Ruidoso, NM USA
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Posts: 1,023
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 01:42 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 01:35 PM
03/20/18 01:35 PM
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 1,021
TX
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Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 1,021
TX
1970 VW Bug

Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700709
03/20/18 01:36 PM
03/20/18 01:36 PM
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 2,195
Slovenia EU
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Posts: 2,195
Slovenia EU
Golf mk4 1.9SDI & Renault Clio 1.5 dCi.... 1999 smile


2011 Hyundai i30 1.4 CVVT Shell Helix Ultra 5w40
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 01:38 PM
03/20/18 01:38 PM
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 3,270
Ohio
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Posts: 3,270
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 93K
2008 Ford Mustang Pony Package Convertible 17K
2006 Honda Odyssey EX-L 76K
2003 Ford Ranger 3.0 Supercab 110K
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700713
03/20/18 01:38 PM
03/20/18 01:38 PM
Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 17,342
Deplorable in apple valley, ca
Chris142 Offline
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Posts: 17,342
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 durablend 10w40
87 F250 traveler 15w40
04 Tahoe super-s 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 01:38 PM
03/20/18 01:38 PM
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Posts: 15
Denmark
Motorsen Offline
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 01:38 PM
03/20/18 01:38 PM
Joined: Mar 2014
Posts: 3,245
NJ
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Posts: 3,245
NJ
86 Accord. In the parking lot of the Honda dealer and on the drive home.

Last edited by Leo99; 03/20/18 01:39 PM.

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

2003 Corolla 250,000 miles
2004 Rav4 359,000 miles
2015 Camry 59,000 miles
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700718
03/20/18 01:39 PM
03/20/18 01:39 PM
Joined: Oct 2015
Posts: 2,651
Balearic Islands , Spain
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Posts: 2,651
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.
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700719
03/20/18 01:39 PM
03/20/18 01:39 PM
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 24
Indianapolis, In.
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Posts: 24
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 01:39 PM
03/20/18 01:39 PM
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 243
Minnesota
JoelB Offline
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Posts: 243
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
Factory fill
OEM filter
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700721
03/20/18 01:40 PM
03/20/18 01:40 PM
Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 8,364
Illinois
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Posts: 8,364
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 01:40 PM
03/20/18 01:40 PM
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 1,276
San Antonio, TX
E150GT Offline
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Posts: 1,276
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 01:41 PM
03/20/18 01:41 PM
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 4,398
Storrs, Connecticut
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Posts: 4,398
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 (180k) - Pennzoil 10w30, Napa Gold 1516, Magnefine trans filter
2009 BMW 328i (33k) - Castrol Edge Euro 0w40, MANN HU816X
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700728
03/20/18 01:43 PM
03/20/18 01:43 PM
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Posts: 2,408
San Antonio, TX
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Posts: 2,408
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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