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Old 01-16-2013, 05:18 PM   #2955
sgoldste01
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Join Date: Jun 2012
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: Webster, NY
Vehicle:
2012 Impreza Sp 5sp
Obs Blk Prl/Drk Gray Mtl

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"Occasional bumper to bumper for a couple of miles" was enough to make you want to go with a car that doesn't have a clutch?

My question has nothing to do with your MPG concerns. I just know that I'm enthusiastic (to the point of being fanatical) about driving a car with a clutch (I wouldn't buy a car any other way). Since you came from a GTI, I would assume that you feel similarly. So I'm surprised that your heavy traffic situation was severe enough to make you select a car that doesn't allow you to row your own gears. But I guess you've said that you have another "fun" car to drive, so I guess that explains it.

My occasional bumper-to-bumper creeping until I get past a traffic accident is nowhere near annoying enough to make me give up my clutch.
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