Do you know how to drive a car with a stick-shift transmission?
Yes, I drove a manual transmission for years. It’s way more fun but can suck when living in a big city, especially during rush hour.
The best experience between driver and car!
O’ course! On the floor or on the 'tree', but 'Auto' is the life for me!!
My uncle is teaching me how to drive stick multiple times a week right now.
I never learned to drive a manual transmission automobile. I have only driven manual transmission on tractors & my dad rarely let me change gears other than reverse.
Absolutely, I drove a truck for a living. My first car was a standard shift.
Might as well ask me if I know how to breath.
Very well. I drive an asynchronous one now for work.
Depends on your definition of knowing lol. I can drive one, I just haven't done it enough in my lifetime that I'm very confident with my skills doing it. If it meant the difference between driving and not driving such as an emergency I'd figure it out again, kinda like riding a bike 😬
But who can heel-toe?
I forgot you were that young, since you’re a trucker! Lol
As a Porsche driver, I totally agree.
Haha I've seen a lot of old cars in my day though
Good for you. Everyone should be able to do it. You just never know when it might become necessary, like in some emergency.
I just said that right above your comment. And, I almost said it’s like riding a bike, too. It’s good to have the skill, just in case.
Sadly, no. My first car was an automatic so I never had much of a chance to learn.
Country roads are my favorite to drive with a manual transmission.
I know how, but that doesn’t mean I should. Doesn’t end well.
That's the bad part about them being less common. If you don't own one then the odds of you having one to just jump in an drive occasionally is becoming somewhat rare.
No, but I also don't know how to drive a carriage or chariot either.
Lmao I just learned a week ago
My current car is the first automatic that I’ve had. Stick shifts are super fun!! 🚗💨
My dad taught me how to drive a car with a manual transmission when I was 10. He taught me how to drive a dirt bike before that. Oh, I loved to drive when I was a kid. Now, I feel like a teen taxi and would love to have a chauffeur. One more year and the 13 year old can get a drivers permit. Hello backseat 🤗
I can do it if I have to but whoever’s in the car is in for a bumpy rides. Can never time the shifting right.
This is standard in europe.
Most of my cars since 1976 have been stick. However, 5 months ago, I traded in my base 2014 Kia Soul five speed for a 2019 Kia Soul Exclaim with an automated manual transmission. I use both automatic and manual shift modes.
Well yeah. Of course.
I'm only 26 so I don't remember them but I'm sure my dad would
Oh my gosh I had completely forgotten about manual steering!
I know how to on expert mode: a semi
My first brand new car was a stick without AC or a radio. I bought it when I started college and money was that tight. I kept a boombox on the front seat but eventually had a cheap radio installed. Really miss a manual transmission.
My left foot was broken when I took drivers ed so I never learned.
I’ve driven one, but I wouldn’t say I knew how.
I learned on one but have not drove one in 35 years. Doubt I would remember how after that many years.
Know enough to manage? Yes. It’s been long enough since I had to that I probably wouldn’t do it well. But I’m sure it’s like riding a bike and doesn’t take long to pick up again.
I did it for many years in traffic. It did suck. Much better, fun even, when that’s not an issue.
Nope, and probably never will bother either.
Yes, and I like them far better than automatics. They are fun to drive.
I prefer a stick. I had to special order my last two trucks with manual trannys. I finally gave up. My current vehicles at least have the paddle shifters. My left leg feels useless.
Same here. 13 speed for me 👌
13 speed eaton fuller is the best.
I want to rip out the 10 speed meretor we he have and beat the guy that designed it
I have to disagree, I think it's best to learn how a clutch feels in a car, much safer. Then go to motorcycles.
I've driven a super 10 and I don't like that near as good as the 13
Heard some not good things about the super 10, but never driven one
Never even drove a vehicle with a manual. But my truck has a manual option on the automatic that I play around with sometimes
I know how I just don't have the experience and don't think I could actually do it.
Knowing how to do something is one thing actually doing it is another.
Ps don’t get a 3rd gen Tacoma with an automatic. It shifts very badly
I haven't driven one very much so I don't know how good they are or how bad they are 🤷♂️