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Re: Great, more government rules on the way....

Post by FDSpirit » Thu May 20, 2010 6:30 pm

I tell myself I'm in an automatic, but it never seems to work. I always push my left leg down when I start a car :lol: .
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Re: Great, more government rules on the way....

Post by six » Thu May 20, 2010 7:00 pm

FDSpirit wrote:I tell myself I'm in an automatic, but it never seems to work. I always push my left leg down when I start a car :lol: .
After 7 months without driving a manual, I still do that when I'm not paying attention.
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Re: Great, more government rules on the way....

Post by LHOswald » Thu May 20, 2010 10:59 pm

paul34 wrote:Gated shifters were a progression after the "sport shift" trend got big a few years back. Everyone wishes they drove a manual, but they don't at the same time.
the entire reason the "semi-automatic" transmission was invented. still entirely an automatic but you can shift the gears up and down if you want. then theres the ricers driving automatics with a PRND321 gear shifter who shift through all the gears to make everyone else think the bucking while accelerating is because they're driving stick...horribly. people make me want to punch babies.
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Re: Great, more government rules on the way....

Post by watkins » Fri May 21, 2010 8:01 am

I hate linear shifters. I much prefer the zigzag ones.
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Re: Great, more government rules on the way....

Post by comingbackdown » Thu May 27, 2010 1:22 am

AHTOXA wrote:
Jastreb wrote:The worst is when you forget you're in a slushbox and you try to clutch in as you're coming to a stop. Everybody/thing in the car goes flying forward because the brake pedal is so wide you actually hit it with your left foot. :lol: I've had that happen to me a couple of times/
Been there, done that a few times.
I've only ever had one bad incident with that. Broad daylight, but I was the only one on my street at the time, nobody behind me. The whiplash was quite amazing though. I didn't even catch the damn brake pedal with my foot, I full on slammed it dead center. This much I can vouch for. The brakes on that Impala are quite strong.
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Post by FDSpirit » Thu May 27, 2010 1:47 pm

2000 Honda Civic Si- Slightly faster than your grandmomma's grocery getter......slightly.

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Re: Great, more government rules on the way....

Post by watkins » Fri May 28, 2010 4:43 pm

Yet another reason I wont buy a new car. Im going to be driving early 2000s cars forever it seems.
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Re: Great, more government rules on the way....

Post by LHOswald » Sat May 29, 2010 12:58 pm

watkins wrote:Yet another reason I wont buy a new car. Im going to be driving early 2000s cars forever it seems.
dittoooo
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Re: Great, more government rules on the way....

Post by Chris H. » Sun Jun 20, 2010 1:35 am

I remember this being posted in my News Feed on my email page. I sent a link to my Dad.

His response:

"Let's all start building our own cars with the government crap. It wouldn't make much of a difference."

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