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Noun1.gearstick - a mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gearsgearstick - a mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears; "in Britain they call a gearshift a gear lever"
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
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This classic car gearstick logo T-shirt offers something different from the usual motoring apparel, PS11.99,
Another needed a continual hand on the gearstick to ensure it didn't jump out of gear whilst in motion, and both were incapable of keeping the rain out.
Inside, the rewards continue with the signature red cues of the Sport on the arms, dash, around the gearstick and embellishing the black sports seats with red stitching and the red Sport logo.
Traditional clutch and gearstick arrangement is usually better in wintry weather because it gives the driver more flexibility, with engine braking and foot braking when driving safely on icy roads.
The dash is wrapped around a seven-inch touchscreen to which a smartphone can be connected via MirrorLink and the short-shift gearstick is mounted high for easy access.
Sure, some people were trapped for a few days on motorways and were forced to sleep in their cars with the gearstick pressing into their thighs.
The white van man had tied a piece of string around his broken windscreen wipers and then attached the thread to his gearstick, police said.
Subsequently his fingerprint was found on the false registration plate fitted to it and his DNA was on the gearstick.
Posing on the bonnet of a Mercedes GTS while in Dubai he says: "There (sic) praying so hard for me to fall they can't get up off there (sic) knees and yes we got the Mercedes GTS out its a 16 plate not even out in the UK #dubai" Another image showing three Rolex watches wrapped around a Porsche Panamera gearstick was captioned: "Have you seen a 100k well if you haven't this what a hundred k plus look like." A third image, showing a gold watch surrounded by Jamaican thousand dollar bills, was captioned: "When your (sic) sitting on over quarter of a million but you tell them it's pennies."
Roshan Nanwani used to crawl to work gripping the gearstick of his car in bumper-to-bumper traffic, now he beats out tunes in the air with his left hand.
The 0-62mph time of 9.3 seconds sounds sprightly enough, but you do need to work the motor and the gearstick pretty hard.