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History Do you know what a "Straight Shift" is ?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by F-ONE, May 15, 2019.

  1. My grandpa "Highpockets" use to call the gas pedal a "foot feed", If you think about it men from his period learned to drive T models and the accelerator was on the column. HRP
     
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  2. pirate
    Joined: Jun 29, 2006
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    pirate
    Member
    from Alabama

    I have heard most of these terms but as a teen in the sixties cars were either a stick or automatic.
     
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  3. Model A's had both. They had the hand throttle on the steering column and the "foot feed" on the floorboard. My dad called it a "foot feed" and he learned to drive on a Model A.
     
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  4. plumb crazy - like a plumb line (Perfectly crazy) can't be any crazier than that.
     
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  5. ffr1222k
    Joined: Nov 5, 2009
    Posts: 1,059

    ffr1222k
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    Where I grew up it was a straight drive.

    Maybe it is a southern thing.
     
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