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Re: Wife drives ///M for first time. (archive)

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Posted by SK on September 22, 1998 at 08:18:51:

In Reply to: Wife drives ///M for first time. posted by David D. on September 21, 1998 at 16:32:48:

Teaching the wife stick on an ///M!!! Now that is true love.....

: Well,since my wife's first words to me were "where are MY keys?" when I brought our new ///M Roadster home, I knew I was in trouble. Since she had driven a manual only 3 times before (over 20 years ago!)I was a little apprehensive. But we found a BIG empty parking lot, and the lessons began. She stalled it about 1/2 dozen times, but no grinding of gears or smell of burnt clutch plates. She practiced for about 1/2 hour to 45 minutes before she was ready to call it a day, but you should have seen the smile on her face and the brightness of her eyes. I don't recall seeing her this excited since we got married. She giggled all the way home, and STILL has that smile! Going camping next weekend, so lesson #2 will be the weekend after that.. My only wish is that I had the $$$ to get her one for herself.

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