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Old 04-25-2016, 04:37 PM   #2031 (permalink)
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That's dedication!

Your synchros may prefer to call it torture though.

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Because there's always another candidate quietly beckoning....

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Old 04-25-2016, 04:52 PM   #2032 (permalink)
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YKYAEM if the red light you're gliding to turns green in time... And it pisses you off because despite the bonus at the moment, it means you misread the timing at an intersection you go through twice a day!
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Manual neutral engine off.100% @MPG <----- Fun Fact.
Manual 1:1 gear ratio .......98%
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Old 04-25-2016, 08:11 PM   #2033 (permalink)
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YKYAEM when you drive manual even though your poor fine motor skills make it nearly impossible to drive a manual well (I do okay but I can't bump start, can't reliably rev match, and occasionally my hands fall out of sync with my feet and I grind gears).
Ha ha ha, but no problem...
Most of us never were born with a shifter in hand, we learned !
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Old 04-29-2016, 02:21 PM   #2034 (permalink)
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Old 04-29-2016, 02:55 PM   #2035 (permalink)
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You FUNNY !
But yeah, anything will get us to feel as if we have gotten to NIRVANA of MPG's when it happens, NO ?

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Old 04-30-2016, 12:26 AM   #2036 (permalink)
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That's dedication!

Your synchros may prefer to call it torture though.
3rd gear syncro here: I'm not sure I exist.

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Ha ha ha, but no problem...
Most of us never were born with a shifter in hand, we learned !
One of my disabilities tends to drag in a grocery list of other issues with it, poor fine motor skills are quite common among suffers. Could be worse, I could be an adult with epilepsy.
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YKYAEM if you - get this far and are happy u found this site
" wish this site was around in 1979
" are jumping for joy that others also drift perfectly up to a stop sign ,[ neutral or engine off ]
" have gotten over the fact that others posted stuff you have been doing for decades [ they just found this site before you ]
" you are not crazy [ by yourself any more ! ]
" can fill them on the fact , that the record for cross country gas mileage was held for decades , and almost as much oil was burned as gas [but i do not know if it has been beaten yet ], but figure a lot of you all could , congrats !
" you can correct the fact , AC is the window open - down hill or coasting to a stop !
" When the route u car pool is used by the other s when they see that the route while lounger , is both quicker and more MPG efficient do to lack of stop and go on the highway !
" You are thankful people post other sites for aerodynamics , thanks for the truck Aerodynamics PDF , will be using that for my RV Toyota motor-home [20 R engine ]
" You wonder if there is a scan gauge for you older Toyota and get hope when someone posts the OBD-1 protocol PDF for Toyota [hope it works for Toyota pick up ]
" you have have learned what alot of the abbreviations are after reading this 204 page You Know You Are Eco Moder if chat ! [its taken 2 weeks]
" you know you are in the right place when they mention bikes and scooters , and not in a bad way
" you post this to give an answer to a question posted about fairings for bike = Velomobiles ! 2 and 3 wheels
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CVT belt ............................88%
Automatic .........................86%

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