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by Rope-Pusher
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Modern Amish Transportation
Replies: 52
Views: 6333

Re: Modern Amish Transportation

I had a paper route, then moved on to yard-work, painting, window washing, and baby sitting. I worked as the assistant animal control officer for about a year (Deputy Dawg!), but it wasn't until I worked for a landscaping / lawn cutting business one summer that I got special treatment because of my ...
by Rope-Pusher
Tue Nov 10, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Modern Amish Transportation
Replies: 52
Views: 6333

Re: Modern Amish Transportation

VW adds hp, torque to 2022 Golf R https://s3-prod-canada.autonews.com/s3fs-public/styles/width_792/public/GOLFR-MAIN_i.jpg "Volkswagen Canada calls the 6-speed manual transmission “a key feature that remains popular in the Canadian market.” " https://canada.autonews.com/cars-concepts/vw-adds-hp-tor...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Nov 09, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Modern Amish Transportation
Replies: 52
Views: 6333

Re: Modern Amish Transportation

What Was the Last 3-On-the-Tree Column-Shift Manual Car Americans Could Buy? https://hips.hearstapps.com/hmg-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/images/40-plymouth-brochure-remote-control-shift-1604455420.jpg?crop=1xw:1xh;center,top&resize=768:* Chrysler put the three-speed column-shift manual on the map back in...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Nov 02, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi
Replies: 55516
Views: 2176539

Re: Misc Thread VI: Return of the Threadi

A Whale of a Tail

Image

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54780430

...or a tale of a whale's tail.
by Rope-Pusher
Sun Nov 01, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: 2007 Subaru Impreza STI (JDM)
Replies: 13
Views: 1788

Re: 2007 Subaru Impreza STI (JDM)

https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2011/04/18/stake-land-4_wide-38c00d177e2d6fdb361ea03895a046e771f83986-s800-c85.jpg NO, NO, NO! First , You push in the clutch THEN you drive the stick and Last , you give it some gas as you let out the clutch, but hold the stick right there so it can't jump out.
by Rope-Pusher
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Parts and Problems
Topic: My 2006 5 speed Subaru impreza
Replies: 10
Views: 953

Re: My 2006 5 speed Subaru impreza

With the Ranger it was a matter of they would bleed it and it was great for a day, then you had to start pumping the pedal. I bought quality parts, Motorcraft (think it was called blue stripe or something to signify their higher quality). the second mechanic said there are metal shavings in the mas...
by Rope-Pusher
Tue Oct 27, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Parts and Problems
Topic: My 2006 5 speed Subaru impreza
Replies: 10
Views: 953

Re: My 2006 5 speed Subaru impreza

With the Ranger it was a matter of they would bleed it and it was great for a day, then you had to start pumping the pedal. I bought quality parts, Motorcraft (think it was called blue stripe or something to signify their higher quality). the second mechanic said there are metal shavings in the mas...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Oct 26, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Parts and Problems
Topic: My 2006 5 speed Subaru impreza
Replies: 10
Views: 953

Re: My 2006 5 speed Subaru impreza

What you need to do is purchase a set of wheels with wire spokes. You know, the Bri'ish Sportscar look. Then, you go to the store and buy a pack of baseball cars (BONUS - Comes with a piece of gum hard enough to crack your teeth). Using wooden clothes pins, position the baseball cards so they get h...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Oct 26, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Parts and Problems
Topic: My 2006 5 speed Subaru impreza
Replies: 10
Views: 953

Re: My 2006 5 speed Subaru impreza

What you need to do is purchase a set of wheels with wire spokes. You know, the Bri'ish Sportscar look. Then, you go to the store and buy a pack of baseball cars (BONUS - Comes with a piece of gum hard enough to crack your teeth). Using wooden clothes pins, position the baseball cards so they get hi...
by Rope-Pusher
Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 1941
Views: 127874

Re: What are you listening to?

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsQ4CxgZ0xI[/youtube]

I've been listening to de bait.
by Rope-Pusher
Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: 2007 Subaru Impreza STI (JDM)
Replies: 13
Views: 1788

Re: 2007 Subaru Impreza STI (JDM)

potownrob wrote:
Fri Oct 23, 2020 7:31 am
i'd imagine it's not like amsterdam where you don't need to speak clutch to get by.
Fickset!
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: 2007 Subaru Impreza STI (JDM)
Replies: 13
Views: 1788

Re: 2007 Subaru Impreza STI (JDM)

Old Standard Shifters never die,
They simply fade away.
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Members' Cars
Topic: S10 was improved by accident today
Replies: 7
Views: 1477

Re: S10 was improved by accident today

You know, adding tetraethyl lead to gasoline to raise the octane level was also a case of "Improvement by Accident". They were thinking that tinting the fuel would affect how it absorbed radiant heat and there did seem to be a benefit of increased octane with the tinted fuel,.....but it wasn't due t...
by Rope-Pusher
Mon Oct 12, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Modern Amish Transportation
Replies: 52
Views: 6333

Re: Modern Amish Transportation

Four on the Floor.....and two in the back seat! https://hips.hearstapps.com/hmg-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/images/96-tercel-owner-manual-close-1602082024.jpg?crop=1xw:0.9974025974025974xh;center,top&resize=768:* Autoweek thinks they've written the definitive article on when the last 4-Speed Manual was o...