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Old 02-14-2020, 12:58 PM   #51
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Because making the kid drive manual means that they will text and drive less
I see how someone can think that, but I don't think there's much truth to it.

I can also see how someone could think that it's impossible to eat, drink, smoke, operate windshield wipers manually while keeping an eye on a drunk "friend" in the backseat to be sure they weren't about to throw up in your car and drive a stick at the same time, but I know this is not only doable, but repeatable.

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and also virtually guarantees that they won’t be lending the car out.
There is more truth in this. More importantly, knowing how to drive a stick means they will never stranded or at the mercy of someone that does because they don't know how.
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Old 02-14-2020, 06:05 PM   #52
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This makes even less sense in our climate. Black/black. Our Focus has a light grey cloth interior, and I find it a pain trying to keep clean. But what do I know/care I think I have washed the outside of it 4-5 times in 3+ years, but the interior gets cleaned about once a month.

I hope the pictures were taken on a very cold day on this black one, or I'd say it has interior water leak issues. Almost looks like the interior is fogged up, not the exterior
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I can also see how someone could think that it's impossible to eat, drink, smoke, operate windshield wipers manually while keeping an eye on a drunk "friend" in the backseat to be sure they weren't about to throw up in your car and drive a stick at the same time, but I know this is not only doable, but repeatable.


This sounds very specific, happened to you?
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Old 02-15-2020, 09:40 PM   #54
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This sounds very specific, happened to you?
The question isn't "how?" but "how many?"
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