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12/26/12 5:33 A

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do not drive

JENAE954 Posts: 7,020
12/24/12 5:23 P

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Broken auto transmission.
Just happened today.
Quite sad right now.
It is going to cost over $2300. with rental car.

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DIDI2692 Posts: 1,496
12/24/12 4:51 P

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Always have driven an automatic

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Learned on a stick but only have an auto now.

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Both, though I seldom drive a stick shift now.

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12/22/12 9:28 P

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Both. Hubby has a stickshift pickup that I drive. Rarely, but I drive it. And I drive and Automatic Minivan. With 4 kids, I need my hands as free as possible while driving! :-)






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Learned to drive a standard transmission car. Actually it was a 1939 truck that had holes in the floor of the cab, no gas gauge or speedometer and no key. I had to 'hot wire' it to start.
I shared the truck with my Brother in Law and learned to never trust him when he would tell me there was plenty of gas in the tank.
Of course, I ran out of gas at 2:00 am on my way home from work.
I was young and It was a long walk home. Didn't speak to him for days.
After that I would always fill it up first and then drive.
Lesson learned.

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12/22/12 9:21 P

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Automatic, but had a 4 in the floor Mustang for years. (Pre-kids)

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12/22/12 8:47 P

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Automatic ... All The Way ..... (Because When I'm Around .... Clutch(es) BeWare, lol)

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12/22/12 7:02 P

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When i was driving it was an auto trans

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12/22/12 6:10 P

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Learned on a stick shift with four speeds plus overdrive, and for reverse the end of the gear shift lever was pulled out and down. Finally my own car now is a four wheel drive truck with an automatic.

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12/22/12 3:34 P

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don't own a car

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12/22/12 2:43 P

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automatic

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12/22/12 1:30 P

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I drive an automatic but I learned to drive on a stick shift. Occasionally I drive Hubby's truck just to make sure I remember how to do it.

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12/22/12 12:52 P

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auto, i killed my stick

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12/22/12 12:49 P

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automatic,but I can do stick shift.

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12/22/12 12:34 P

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I have never been able to get the hang of a manual transmission (despite my best efforts).
Unfortunate things tend to happen. Although, I would prefer riding horseback, but seeing as that is not adequate in today's society, I will stick to my automatic. emoticon

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12/22/12 11:06 A

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automatic....it's been so long since I drove a stick, I'm not sure I still can!

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I drive an automatic, but I do know how to drive a stick. I drove one for years.

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12/22/12 10:26 A

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auto... it is easier... but I know how to do both.



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I like stick shift better, drove a few, but my husband put me in an automatic

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12/22/12 10:12 A

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only automatic! First husband said he would not share a stick shift vehicle with me. I am a bit of a nervous driver.

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12/22/12 9:08 A

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I have a stick shift.

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12/22/12 7:11 A

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Stick. It's a 6-speed, and I'm not entirely happy with it. 4 was good, 5 okay, but 6 is a bit much.

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12/22/12 5:57 A

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learn to drive on a stickshift but have an automatic now

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I love a stick shift...they do seem to be hard to find these days...I own automatics now

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Definitely a stick shift....can drive automatics however wouldn't personally own one

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12/22/12 1:34 A

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Automatic now although we have had manuals in the past.

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I just got back to Africa and was thrilled to be able to drive my stick shift vehicle.... using my left foot/ knee that had been broken in March. I drive slowly but I am able to do it!

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Do you drive a Stick Shift vehicle or an vehicle with automatic transmission?

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