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New member from Canada, eh!

Postby Krimsalt » Sat Jun 01, 2013 11:08 pm

Hey there! How awesome to find a forum dedicated to manual cars. I'm (as the title says) a Canadian, from Toronto. I drive a Subaru Impreza, no not WRX or STi, I can't afford it :lol:

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Re: New member from Canada, eh!

Postby AHTOXA » Sat Jun 01, 2013 11:10 pm

Welcome! Been to Toronto once some years ago - really liked the city.
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Re: New member from Canada, eh!

Postby tankinbeans » Sun Jun 02, 2013 1:28 am

Welcome to the forum! One of these days I should make the 6 hour drive to Canada, I'm weak with my geography, but I think I'm due south of Manitoba. There are enough Canadians on the forum to make it worth it.
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Re: New member from Canada, eh!

Postby theholycow » Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:48 am

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Re: New member from Canada, eh!

Postby Rope-Pusher » Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:49 am

I drove South to Canada to see Chicago the other weekend.

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Re: New member from Canada, eh!

Postby ClutchDisc » Sun Jun 02, 2013 3:02 pm

Welcome to the forum!

Any pictures of the car? :mrgreen:
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Re: New member from Canada, eh!

Postby 4onthefloor » Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:22 pm

tankinbeans wrote:Welcome to the forum! One of these days I should make the 6 hour drive to Canada, I'm weak with my geography, but I think I'm due south of Manitoba. There are enough Canadians on the forum to make it worth it.


Manitoba is not that interesting. Still might be worth the trip though.

OP, I'm also a Canadian Impreza owner.
Two pedals, two feet, too easy.

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Re: New member from Canada, eh!

Postby tankinbeans » Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:15 pm

4onthefloor wrote:
tankinbeans wrote:Welcome to the forum! One of these days I should make the 6 hour drive to Canada, I'm weak with my geography, but I think I'm due south of Manitoba. There are enough Canadians on the forum to make it worth it.


Manitoba is not that interesting. Still might be worth the trip though.

OP, I'm also a Canadian Impreza owner.

I more mentioned it so that I couldn't be accused of thinking all Canadians are the same. :)
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Re: New member from Canada, eh!

Postby Krimsalt » Mon Jun 03, 2013 12:10 am

4onthefloor wrote:
Manitoba is not that interesting. Still might be worth the trip though.

OP, I'm also a Canadian Impreza owner.


London, that's pretty close, I was just by there.

Lol took a look at your pics, notice they haven't changed the shifter since '07 lol.

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Re: New member from Canada, eh!

Postby 4onthefloor » Mon Jun 03, 2013 3:25 pm

Krimsalt wrote:
4onthefloor wrote:
Manitoba is not that interesting. Still might be worth the trip though.

OP, I'm also a Canadian Impreza owner.


London, that's pretty close, I was just by there.

Lol took a look at your pics, notice they haven't changed the shifter since '07 lol.


Yeah, it's probably easier and cheaper than designing a new knob (giggity) for every model every few years. It's the same shifter from the legacy, forester, impreza, wrx, etc.
Two pedals, two feet, too easy.

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Re: New member from Canada, eh!

Postby potownrob » Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:33 pm

my old 02 impreza got the shaft with the cheap rubber knob - had to replace it with the walmart special leather knob. the rubber knob was sticky as watkin's mom when i was trying to sell the car, and the stickyness wouldn't wash off.
BUT DEM FAHGLEITZ!! :shock:

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Re: New member from Canada, eh!

Postby tankinbeans » Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:51 pm

4onthefloor wrote:
Krimsalt wrote:
4onthefloor wrote:
Manitoba is not that interesting. Still might be worth the trip though.

OP, I'm also a Canadian Impreza owner.


London, that's pretty close, I was just by there.

Lol took a look at your pics, notice they haven't changed the shifter since '07 lol.


Yeah, it's probably easier and cheaper than designing a new knob (giggity) for every model every few years. It's the same shifter from the legacy, forester, impreza, wrx, etc.

Since we're talking about knobs, I prefer my knob over my dad's. It looks better.
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Re: New member from Canada, eh!

Postby 4onthefloor » Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:56 pm

Aaaaand it just got awkward.
Two pedals, two feet, too easy.

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Re: New member from Canada, eh!

Postby tankinbeans » Mon Jun 03, 2013 8:15 pm

4onthefloor wrote:Aaaaand it just got awkward.

His is two years older than mine and has that ghetto faux-retro thing going. Makes me pukey.
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Re: New member from Canada, eh!

Postby theholycow » Mon Jun 03, 2013 8:35 pm

potownrob wrote:my old 02 impreza got the shaft with the cheap rubber knob - had to replace it with the walmart special leather knob. the rubber knob was sticky as watkin's mom when i was trying to sell the car, and the stickyness wouldn't wash off.

Perhaps watkins' mom used the car before you. Not drove it anywhere, just used the knob.
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