What did you learn to drive a stick on?

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  1. silver03
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    For me 1977 VW Rabbit...I can still taste the frustration 16-1977-VW-Golf-production-model.jpg
     
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    One like this…
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    1986 Plymouth Colt
     
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    Not mine, but one like this. V8 torque is your friend when learning even if it is lowly three-speed transmission. But at least it was on the floor.

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    1974 Opel Manta.
     
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    Like this one I’d assume?
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    Love that blue! Was that Maverick 3 on the tree?
     
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    Grey '86 Horizon, my first car was an '87 Horizon... same color.

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    46 willy cj2a rock crawler
    (I'm 11 in the driver seat, brother is 5)
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    Mine was a combination of mid 60's Chevy panel wagon (straight 6, 3 on the tree), '68 Corvette (383 stroker w/ a 4 spd, but didn't have 1st and 2nd...), and a mid to late 90's Grand Am GT with a 5 spd.

    I think the first manual I owned myself was/is the silver bugeye.
     
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    1987 Civic sedan. Not my pic, but the same color.

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    Maroon instead of blue, not the "Rallye" model with black hood either, and larger USDM bumpers, but otherwise yes.
     
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    The Maverick was on the floor. The Grabber had bucket seats, and I suspect regular Mavericks with a bench seat had a column shift.
     
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    First successful attempt was in my mom's Pontiac J2000, wouldn't say I really got the hang of it until I bought my '91 240SX hatch as a high school senior.
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    That's like a Firebird mixed with a Chevette. Love it.
     
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