dirtyjefferAnons on ignore, but not due to fear.Premium
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Re: Gasoline Prices Below 99 Cents/Litre By Christmas
i have owned 16 cars and 6 motorcycles over the years (13 of the 22 vehicles had a manual transmission) and not wanting a manual transmission now has nothing to do with being "lazy"...driving a manual transmission in bumper to bumper traffic for an hour a day was marginally fun when i was 16...it no longer is...after a long day at work, i prefer to use my drive home to "wind down"...the last thing i want to do is the constant manipulation of every limb of my body to get home...i want a more relaxing drive...as well, if i were to injure myself, it may be next to impossible to drive a manual transmission car, meaning i would be without transportation.
if i were going to a track, to take a car to its limits, give me a manual...to live with day to day though, it has lost its appeal.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
- George Orwell
vue666Small block Chevies rulePremium
DJ does make a valid point... When I purchased my 60 Corvette in 1983 it was for the purpose as a daily summer driver. My other car at the time was a Toyota Land Cruiser, it too was a standard...
I would alter between my Vette or the Toyota for commuting to work during the summer... Getting caught up in bumper to bumper traffic could cause grief for my clutch foot...