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

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1998 Jeep Cherokee
2011 BMW R1200R
2005 Kaw Ninja 250
1994 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L
2016 Chevy SS Sport Sedan
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1970 VW Bug

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Golf mk4 1.9SDI & Renault Clio 1.5 dCi.... 1999 smile

Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700712 03/20/18 01:38 PM
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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 99K
2008 Ford Mustang Pony Package Convertible 17K
2006 Honda Odyssey EX-L 77K
2003 Ford Ranger 3.0 Supercab 120K
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700713 03/20/18 01:38 PM
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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 traveler sae30
87 F250 Valvoline 15w40
07 fjcruiser Chevron 10w30
Z400 castrol T 10w40
Can am maveric edge 5w40
57 case tractor Chevron sae30
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1987 Peugeot 205 1.9 GTI

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86 Accord. In the parking lot of the Honda dealer and on the drive home.

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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 392,000 miles
2015 Camry 90,000 miles
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700718 03/20/18 01:39 PM
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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 - Repsol Elite Super 20W-50
1988 Ford Escort XR3i Cabrio - Shell Rimula R4X 15W-40 HDEO

Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700719 03/20/18 01:39 PM
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1964 Corvair Monza


71 Chevelle 496BBC Penn Grade 1 15w40
04 Silverado VFSML 5w30
06 Highlander VFSML 5w30
96 Impala SS LT1 VFSML 10w30


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2003 Ford focus SVT. Really fun car, not a very forgiving clutch for a nooby.


Mine: 2019 Chevy spark 1.4 Non-turbo
Mobil 1 0w20 AFE
ACDelco UPF64R

Wife's: 2018 Chevy spark 1.4 Non-turbo
Mobil 1 0w20 AFE
ACDelco UPF64R
Re: For Those Who Can Drive a Manual... [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4700721 03/20/18 01:40 PM
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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.
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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 - 68k 5w30
2006 Buick Lucerne CXL 3.8 40k 5w30
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I learned how to shift/clutch on farm equipment from an early age. First car was a friend's VW Jetta.


2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee TrailHawk 5.7L (144k) - PPHM 5w30, Wix 57899
2009 BMW 328i (47k) - Castrol Edge Euro 0w40, MANN HU816X
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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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