Leveled Up With Truck Driving
I bought my car, a 2010 Mazdaspeed3, without knowing how to drive a manual tranmission. Thanks to my buddy Jake driving it home, we brought it back. I got a late night crash course in a parking lot, and this saw me through the first month.1
I might have killed the engine a few times2.
So this last week, I drove another stick for the first time. Despite all this time, I realized I’d only driven my Mazdaspeed3. It’s a very touchy and tight sports clutch.
I had to dry a 1998 Ford F150 for the first time and felt like I leveled up.
Didn’t kill it once. Listened to the rumble of the truck. Checked out the cassette player.
Back to my car now. I was a real man for a bit.