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Old 01-23-2013, 09:11 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Alright, and as dumb as this sounds how tough are these cars to learn stick on? I have the general idea, just never owned a manual transmission...
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Alright, and as dumb as this sounds how tough are these cars to learn stick on? I have the general idea, just never owned a manual transmission...
I learned on a 94 Acura Integra. I would imagine that it would be more difficult on a Redline, considering the amount of power it has.
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Old 01-24-2013, 07:16 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I learned on a 94 Acura Integra. I would imagine that it would be more difficult on a Redline, considering the amount of power it has.
Well, I guess ill struggle for a bit lol. My buddy was teaching me on his SRT4, and I was doing alright with that... so here's to the road ahead! (And the stalled stops I have learning lol)
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Well, I guess ill struggle for a bit lol. My buddy was teaching me on his SRT4, and I was doing alright with that... so here's to the road ahead! (And the stalled stops I have learning lol)
If you were learning on an SRT4, you'll be fine.
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If you were learning on an SRT4, you'll be fine.
Solid, I'm excited about this! Hoping to go on cruises with you other RL guys =)
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Alright, and as dumb as this sounds how tough are these cars to learn stick on? I have the general idea, just never owned a manual transmission...
I think they're reasonable. My redline is my first manual, took me a few hours to get it down completely. But I had somewhat experience since I drive a 10 speed semi.

Couple little things take getting used to, but eventually you get the hang of it and it becomes second nature.
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I think they're reasonable. My redline is my first manual, took me a few hours to get it down completely. But I had somewhat experience since I drive a 10 speed semi.

Couple little things take getting used to, but eventually you get the hang of it and it becomes second nature.
Never drove anything quite like that... lol drove a cobalt SS (stalled it like 4 times getting into first...) and I drove an srt4 like twice (been a while, never quite got the hang of it but I was catching on) so I've been watching youtube videos of how to drive manual to prepare, as dumb as that sounds.
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Never drove anything quite like that... lol drove a cobalt SS (stalled it like 4 times getting into first...) and I drove an srt4 like twice (been a while, never quite got the hang of it but I was catching on) so I've been watching youtube videos of how to drive manual to prepare, as dumb as that sounds.
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Everyone has to start some where.
That's true, it's all part of the fun I guess =) the weather has been terrible around here recently, but we're finally getting some decent weather now so I can go see it and see what it can really do

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