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Old 03-04-2004, 09:09 PM   #1
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OMGHi2U Looking to find a good driving school - wife wants to drive m/t

looking for recommendations of driving schools in Northern NJ that teach stick shift.

my wife wants to learn how to drive and I don't really feel like replacing the clutch on the WRX or Probe GT.

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Old 03-04-2004, 09:19 PM   #2
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rent-a wreck, empty lot, some patience, viola!
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Old 03-04-2004, 10:06 PM   #3
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haha amen to that... sadly thats what I gotta do. My legacy isnt stick (wish was), next car gotta practice.

Good luck with that, make sure she doesn't run you over,
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Old 03-04-2004, 10:45 PM   #4
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There aint one rental/instruction school in the area that does...ya gotta learn on your own ride on someone else's time......

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Old 03-05-2004, 12:50 AM   #5
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Chris' mini comes to mind in the parking lot.

You can teach her yourself really - it won't take long and your clutch will be fine. I taught a date how to drive clutch in my T/A once at 2:00 in the morning because I was too drunk to drive and didn't want to leave the car in Ybor city. (she later married a doctor...)
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Old 03-05-2004, 01:06 AM   #6
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I agree...I taught my sister how to drive my old Civic...now she's in a VW TDI Golf...which is an amazing car to drive M/T on. The car will maintain 10 MPH in 2nd with no gas. Damn torque curve peaks at 1900 RPM...

Anyway, when I taught my sister I basically focused on the clutch-to-gas hand-off. That's really the only part that is most challenging. Then after about 30 min I got out of the car and let her practice on her own without me. I think this is crucial because it's really hard to relax in front of others and being stressed out will only increase the number of mistakes/bad starts.

After that, it's just a matter of time and experience...
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Old 03-05-2004, 01:21 AM   #7
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yeah dude it won't take long just spend a little time with her.
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Old 03-05-2004, 01:37 AM   #8
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Have a Nice Day? I used my WRX to teach my GF

Took like 3 weeks but WRX has a hard clutch, so she is really comfy driving her audi TT with very soft clutch. the key is to make the person understand how a clutch works.

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Old 03-05-2004, 07:29 AM   #9
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when my ex wanted to learn how to drive stick we went up to the car dealership and took one out cause she was looking to purchase a new one and i taught her and her brother that same day how to drive stick...
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Old 03-05-2004, 07:30 AM   #10
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Heck, you could use our Daewoo as well - I think I have just about worn the clutch out anyway.
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Old 03-05-2004, 07:34 AM   #11
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At first glance I thought this topic said :

"Looking to find a good - wife "
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Old 03-05-2004, 07:59 AM   #12
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Actually he found one - she couldn't drive the rex... Clearly the honeymoon is over - she now wants to drive his MT toys.
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