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      Life Of A Teen Journalist

      This is my prospective of life for me at the moment and being able to drive a car yet.

      22w ago

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      Hi! My name is Colin North. I am 15 years old and I live in New Jersey. I started to write about cars about 1 1/2 years ago. So far its been really good. I've seen many types of cars like McLaren, Porsche, and Lamborghini. I am very impatient when it comes to waiting to drive. I want to feel what it feels like to behind the wheel of any car. The only thing I can tell about the car is the comfort as a passenger. I don't think it is the same as driving the car cause you have the gas, brakes, and steering of the car. For what I know, is that telling other people about cars is fun. Forget school, homework and taking a break to myself and for what I like to do in my spare time. Finally, I hope that one day I can do what my brother does for cars. He gets to test drive the coolest cars and I get to ride in them. I only got 1 more year till I get permit and 2 years till I cant drive by myself. Until then, all passenger for me.

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      • I can relate I need to get a license just like you before I can finally try and take cars out for test drives

          5 months ago
      • @tribe New article is up! Do some of you have the same problems? Wanna get out and go for a cruise?

          5 months ago
      • Great story Colin! Looking forward to seeing your content on DT!

          5 months ago
      • When my family and I go to the east, Macedonia, first thing I do when arriving is warm up my car's engine. I am 14, but I am learning to drive. If your dad takes you to an empty lot, ask your dad to bring a manual. It'll be more fun. Take care now!

          5 months ago
      • If you're lucky, you'll find something old and slow to learn on, .

        my dad was wise enough to rent an old run down 100 acre farm, in a semi arid region, called Australia, and I had to get an old '59 Holden ute running before I could learn to drive.

        We soldered the fuel line with melted lead sinkers over the ancient wood stove, and flushed the rusted old petrol tank.

        We then cleaned the plugs, and points. and put air in the ancient 70s tyres.

        Leaf sprung rear, drum brakes all round, a wheezy old 70 hp engine, and 3 speed manual.

        But it was a bit heavy on petrol , and money was very tight , and so I ended up mostly learning on a 67 mini 850cc.

        Learning to drive in slow underpowered , unreliable cars, is an experience that sort of keeps things in perspective.

        That's how things were, back in the day.

          5 months ago

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