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Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2006 18:44:04 GMT
From: "Jeremy Brown" <jerem43nospamnet>
Subject: Re: right drive vs. left drive


Hey, Ask a postal worker what it is like to drive a right hand drive vehicle in the US :). Also remember that the US has different safety requirements for cars than Europe and that to be able to register and drive a car designed for the UK market in the US, you may need to make some upgrade to the vehicle. Depending on what state, e.g. California or Massachusetts, you may need to do some emissions work. -- Jeremy Visit my 1986 Saab 900T & me at: http://jerem43.home.att.net "DervMan" <thedervmannospaml.com> wrote in message news:4575b803$0$27109$db0fefd9nospam.zen.co.uk... > "solarsell" <nonospam.com> wrote in message > news:6Cidh.1957$QD3.1711nospamny01... >> I'm thinking of importing a Toyota Townace 5-spd, diesel from GB to the >> US. I'm wondering how difficult it would be to adjust to the left >> drive.With right drive you brake & gas with right foot, clutch with left. >> Is left drive the exact opposite (brake & gas with left & clutch right)? >> That could get really mind boggling. > > > No, they have the same pedal arrangement. > > If you have a manual / stick / standard transmission, you may find > yourself trying to open the door when changing gear. :) > > You'll also find yourself looking in the wrong spots for the mirrors for a > little bit. > > > -- > The DervMan > www.dervman.com >

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