Do you have a car that you can shift while resting your arm on your armrest?

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Re: Do you have a car that you can shift while resting your arm on your armrest?

Post by tankinbeans » Sat Apr 09, 2016 9:42 am

watkins wrote:Until I broke it (oops) the armrest in my Viggen was more in the way than comfortable for resting on while shifting. It was doable, but the shifts aren't exactly short, so 2,4,R were all difficult.
I tend to keep my arm high and tight, pinched between my side and the armrest; feels better that way especially since I usually skip at least one gear and doing the loop is awkward without hovering.
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Re: Do you have a car that you can shift while resting your arm on your armrest?

Post by Rope-Pusher » Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:09 am

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Re: Do you have a car that you can shift while resting your arm on your armrest?

Post by ClutchFork » Wed Apr 20, 2016 12:41 am

I can shift with my arm on the arm rest but I made a point of not doing that. If I want to be lazy about shifting I could always get an automatic. :lol:
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Re: Do you have a car that you can shift while resting your arm on your armrest?

Post by Rope-Pusher » Wed Apr 20, 2016 8:23 am

InlinePaul wrote:I can shift with my arm on the arm rest but I made a point of not doing that. If I want to be lazy about shifting I could always get an automatic. :lol:
...or pay someone to shift for you!

.......or pay someone to drive for you!

..............might as well pay someone to breathe for you!
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Re: Do you have a car that you can shift while resting your arm on your armrest?

Post by ClutchFork » Wed Apr 20, 2016 11:52 am

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InlinePaul wrote:I can shift with my arm on the arm rest but I made a point of not doing that. If I want to be lazy about shifting I could always get an automatic. :lol:
...or pay someone to shift for you!

.......or pay someone to drive for you!

..............might as well pay someone to breathe for you!
Yeah. Ha ha.

But if I have to travel in a vehicle that has an automatic, unless I am in a hurry or the driver is hazardous (most automatic drivers are, eh), then I may as well let someone else drive it.
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