HOW TO DRIVE A STICK SHIFT: EASY! Step by Step Tutorial!

Posted by: Jesse Kleib on 11/17/2021

When it comes to picking out the perfect car for yourself, one of the things that you’re going to have to consider is if you want an automatic or manual transmission. Now, in this day and age, finding a vehicle with a manual transmission might be a little bit of a search, however, there are definitely some benefits for each direction that you could choose to go in. An automatic is probably going to be faster and more consistent, however, there is just something about the feeling of banging through gears that might draw you in the other direction to go with a manual.

This time, we tune into a StreetSpeed717 throwback that has us riding along with one of his old Chevrolet Corvettes with the attempt of learning how to throw gears for yourself. When it comes to learning how to do something like this, at first, the task might seem a little bit daunting, especially if you hop behind the wheel for yourself and stall it out a couple of times. However, there’s no need to worry because eventually, you’ll get the hang of it in once you figure out the basics. It’s kind of like riding a bike. You’ll never forget how to drive a manual transmission.

If you follow along with the video below, you’ll get the step-by-step guide that’ll explain exactly how you should go about figuring out how to drive a stick for your first time. After checking this one out, we get the feeling that you’ll practically be a pro at rowing those gears. Once you get it down, you’ll be able to see that there’s really not that much to it and after learning the basics, eventually you can stack on top of them like building blocks to eventually be as good of a stick shift driver as it gets.