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Sometimes I forget

Sometimes I forget how to drive an auto. I've been driving the work truck (5speed) for about 2 months now. I got my truck back a week ago but to lazy to transfer my tools so I just keep driving it. Well today I get in my truck and go to start it and kick my foot to the floor thinking theres a clutch there, then I get ready to go and reach for the stick that isn't there. Well after I get settled I go to put it in gear and put it in reverse when I wan't to go into drive. Then when I park the truck I put it in neutral then realize I should put it in park. This happens all the time. Well at least I'm not putting gas in the truck.
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post #2 of 10 Old 03-07-2008, 04:55 PM
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Yep been there before

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Been there before about the clutch and reach for the stick!

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I have my late father's '98 Chevy 1500 gasser. I find myself sitting there with the switch on waiting for the 'Wait to Start" light to go off!

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yeah definately dont put gas in it

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I have my late father's '98 Chevy 1500 gasser. I find myself sitting there with the switch on waiting for the 'Wait to Start" light to go off!
I have that same problem to but I figured a way out of it. Instead of waiting for the WTS to light I just say I'm letting the fuel pumps build pressure.
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I have my late father's '98 Chevy 1500 gasser. I find myself sitting there with the switch on waiting for the 'Wait to Start" light to go off!
i have done that with the mini van, setting there waiting for the glow plugs to finish

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Im the same way when I get in a car, I never start it right away, hahahaha

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Thanks guys.......I thought there was something wrong with me!

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Your not alone my girlfriend has 07 f150 work truck and sometimes I get in it to move it and I forget how much throttle response a gas has and fly backwards out the drive leaving black marks in the drive

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