Scene from my brother's stickshift lesson

Dozenspeed

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So my brother decided to plunge into the three-pedal world with little prior experience by buying a new 2015 Jetta S 5MT he picked up for under $15k. :cool:

He came to me for a quick tutorial in the art of driving a manual. ;)

 
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j1mbo

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In UK everyone is taught to use the handbrake. I was petrified when I was behind a stick shift driver here on a hill the first time and they rolled back!
 

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I roll back on purpose when someone stops inches off my bumper on a hill. I love to watch their faces!

I love the picture!
 

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Tossin' him right in the deep end of the pool, huh?
 

kjclow

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Should have thought of that for teaching my daughter! Then maybe she would have figured out the cars was in third quicker.
 

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Should have thought of that for teaching my daughter! Then maybe she would have figured out the cars was in third quicker.
Did that to my dad's poor alfa years ago when I was learning.
 

Dozenspeed

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I went over the handbrake theory but we didn't practice it. I figured he had enough levers and things to think about. Besides, my curriculum is more of a "The nannies already put 'hill assist' in the car, what else do you want ya big baby? Just drive it properly, go!" in nature. :p
 
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