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Old 12-30-2004, 07:03 PM   #61
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When I bought my ION Redline, I let all my friends who know how to drive stick try it out. By that I mean, they regularly drive manual transmission cars. I know which ones I can trust with my car. Also, many of my friends are gear heads and really know their way around cars. I'm always asking them for advice, so I felt it was only fair to let them take it for a spin!

My parents both used to drive manual trannies over 25 years ago. Now they only drive automatics and have forgotten how to drive manual. They are both afraid to drive my car!

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Old 01-12-2005, 01:33 AM   #62
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My boyfriend was allowed to drive it for about 5 minutes, it drove me crazy!

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Old 01-12-2005, 06:42 PM   #63
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Hmm....

Family
- As Dad used to work in a garage, if I have a problem, usually he takes it for a drive
- Mom picked the car up from the mechanic/dealer for me when I first got it. I don't think she's driven it since
- My sister drove it once. I had a call for work (Fire Dept.) and she'd blocked me in, so I took her car and she wanted it back so she brought mine to the station and took hers


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- My best friend Justin has drive my car. I was drunk
- My ex g/f drove the car as I was quite tired and almost falling asleep
- A guy at school drove it as he wanted to drive one before buying a Saturn.
- A guy I work with drove it once when I ran upon a call before the guys got there. I ended up riding to the hospital with the paramedics in the ambulance due to a critical patient and my car got driven back to the station for me.

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Old 01-12-2005, 07:32 PM   #64
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When I drive up to Maryland on some weekends I used to let my friend drive for a bit. But ever since I hit a deer I've let nobody touch my baby!

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Old 01-12-2005, 09:53 PM   #65
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Absolutely, positively no!

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Old 01-12-2005, 11:43 PM   #66
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Let a "friend" drive my SC2 couple years ago mainly because she was one of those arrogant "Saturns suck" Honda owners. It was quicker than she thought it would be.
Also let a friend drive it when we took a 14-hour trip to California. His driving scared me. Worst was on the way back. We left immediately after a race, so about 3 a.m. I'm in the passenger seat taking a nap when I sense we're stopping. "Where are we?" I ask. We were on a freeway onramp, he was tired so he decided to pull off. Did I mention my car has blacked out taillights and trucks were entering the highway? Since then no one else has driven my girl.

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Old 01-13-2005, 09:56 AM   #67
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Back in college I had a 98 SL1. I took it to a party one night and, doing the responsible thing, put my keys with everyone elses in the collective drawer where only DD's would get to them. The next morning I got up to go home and it was gone! I freaked out thinking it had been stolen (it had already been borken into once). Turns out my friends had taken it to Waffle House. They swear I told them it was okay, though I don't remember any of it.

Now, married, I get to drive my wife's 93 SL2 rarely, and never with her in the car.

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Old 01-14-2005, 08:55 AM   #68
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Absolutely, Positively, No Way, No How, till Hell freezes over, NO! That's why I got a Manual Trans.! Nobody is going to bother me about borrowing my SC2! With an Automatic, everyone will be borrowing your Car!

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Old 01-30-2005, 06:57 PM   #69
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I love it when people ask me to drive my car. Three people have learned how to drive in my car, one of which asked me "Which one is the gas, and which is the brake?" She learned how to drive in under an hour ^_^. I've also had people drive when I was too tired to drive or just to surprise them when they playfully ask to drive... >.>

My car is so easy to drive.

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Old 01-30-2005, 09:44 PM   #70
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Once, I let a friend at the time drive my then-new 1996 SL2 while I piloted his 1993 SC2. Amazing difference both to my ears and to my hands. I preferred my car, no question. He had a 1988 Mustang 5.0 hatch before he got his SC2 so he was very hard on the four-banger as he was used to gobs of torque instead of winding his engine out before each shift. I returned his vehicle to him pronto before he wore out my clutch!

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Old 06-09-2005, 05:39 PM   #71
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My spouse is the only one I will allow to drive any car of mine. I know how superbly he drives, so I am rested asure the car is safe plus I love him enough to give him that trust. BUT NOBODY ELSE WILL I EVER ALLOW TO DRIVE ANY CAR OF MINE BUT HIM AND ME...

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Old 07-01-2005, 12:49 PM   #72
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Never! My one friend has gotten in three accidents in her 2002 SL1 (only 1 her fault) before it was totaled by a driver running into it on the street. Now she has a '05 Vue for the last three months, I'm just waiting to see how long before she gets in an accident with it. She drives like a maniac! No way will she get behind the wheel on my car. The only people besides me and my boyfriend that have driven my car are my parents. They thing I should take my younger brother out test driving in it but I don't know if I could take that!

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Old 07-06-2005, 02:22 PM   #73
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Very rarely.

Only people other than my parents are my boyfriend (because he 'critiques' the way I drive), my ex (ONCE, and only once!) and a friend when I was too sick to drive. That's about it.

I had to leave my car at my boyfriend's parents house the other day, and his mom asked me to leave my keys there so that in case they needed to move it they could. I know I should trust her, but I was still a little nervous about it! She was on the other side of the driveway when we came back, but all safe and sound, thank goodness!

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Old 10-18-2005, 01:35 PM   #74
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Yes-Only when I am too drunk to drive. Other than that no way!

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Old 11-02-2005, 11:17 PM   #75
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Yes, once. The next morning, i woke up in puke on the bathroom floor learning my car was in impound with a $150 bill.

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I'll miss my Saturn, from the AEM CAI to the rear main oil seal leaks to the giant APC stickers on the side (sarcasm)

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Old 11-03-2005, 02:52 PM   #76
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I have to admit the clutch is pretty uncanny!

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Old 11-06-2005, 10:58 PM   #77
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I let my girlfriend drive it once when I was in the car with her. She didn't feel like driving it again.

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Old 11-11-2005, 01:24 PM   #78
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Ive let my son have it since he got his license. when he had his permit- no way. He had to drive my 626.

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