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Old 03-10-2006, 03:11 PM   #1
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where to rent a manual trans car



So last night I took my buddy's 330i for a rip just to practice stick. So I put it in first and I take off smooth, then second and third and I am going decently....

I shut off the car and try again the same thing again......

I put it in first gear again and I let the cluth so weird that the car drove off so jerky hahahahah momyyyyy lol (He told me ; "sorry, no more driving stick for you") .... The car drove off kinda jerky or bouncy.

Is there a place that I can rent a beater just to get some practice. Please.
I just dont wanna get an automatic. So bait up .........

Any advice or help is Thanks
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Old 03-10-2006, 05:52 PM   #2
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Nowhere..
unless you go to GTA exotic Rentals..
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Old 03-10-2006, 06:52 PM   #3
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You can take lessons on a manual car with Young Driver's for about $18 an hour I think.
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Old 03-10-2006, 07:10 PM   #4
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paying to learn to drive manual? is it really worth it?
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Old 03-10-2006, 07:14 PM   #5
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go test drive cars
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Old 03-10-2006, 07:24 PM   #6
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paying to learn to drive manual? is it really worth it?
no its not....if u have a buddy or that same guy that is willing to give u a chance to learn using their car...buy them dinner if u cant find nobody, then u should go to YD.....but make that ur lasssst option
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Old 03-10-2006, 07:25 PM   #7
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go test drive cars
ROFL!!!
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Old 03-10-2006, 07:29 PM   #8
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i learned test driving cars. I'd get someone who knew how to drive stick to get the car then when we were out of sight of the dealership I'd get behind the wheel.
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Old 03-10-2006, 10:23 PM   #9
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Due to the insurance policies of most dealerships, they will not let you test drive cars without a salesperson in the car. I learned on my uncle's old clunker civic, it took him a whole half an hour to show me and I was driving with no problems.
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Old 03-10-2006, 10:58 PM   #10
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If you're lucky, you might be able to find a place that will let you take a manual car out for a test drive by yourself, but I know that most of them don't. Me and a friend both learned on a test-driven 95 pontiac sunfire, but we lucked out, the salesman just photocopied my licence, threw us the keys and said not to be too long haha, it was good fun. As long as you understand the basic concepts its not that hard. If you can't find anywhere to learn, just buy the manual car and learn on it, it'll only take a couple days at most.
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Old 03-10-2006, 10:58 PM   #11
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i learned stick when i got my E30 and started driving it
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Old 03-10-2006, 11:26 PM   #12
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Due to the insurance policies of most dealerships, they will not let you test drive cars without a salesperson in the car. I learned on my uncle's old clunker civic, it took him a whole half an hour to show me and I was driving with no problems.
I've always thought this but in the last couple of years, dealers just toss me the keys and say "don't stay out too long".
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Old 03-10-2006, 11:27 PM   #13
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i learned stick on my cousin's gti ... my car was disabled and needed to go out so i spent an extra hour sitting there trying to get out of my street.. ahah
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Old 03-11-2006, 12:18 AM   #14
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Old 03-11-2006, 05:03 AM   #15
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I just need a place where they let me take sunfires and corrolas.....I came home from the party and my buddy scott hooked me up with this Canadian chick.... She will show me a bit tomo night....She is selling her car so all good....
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