I took at least 6 different people on track in the car and just told them to keep their legs to their right unless they wanted me to punch them when I went into 5th. I never hit anyone the entire day.how is the overall ride with a passenger while shifting?
I never noticed a problem shifting with a passenger, but I do notice a huge difference in handling and performance with a passenger. Handles and performs much better with driver only, IMO.Jay said:how is the overall ride with a passenger while shifting? It seems to me that the driver will be elbowing the passenger, and frequently. at least that happened a lot during my test drive.
I never do it, but I've heard that simply stopping, getting out of the car and stretching for a few minutes goes a long way to relieving this type of discomfort. It seems to work when you stop for gas, but with a 300 mile range, that's only every 2 hours for some of you, so it might not be frequent enough. I'm too focused on racking up the miles on a long trip to stop every hour.Randy Chase said:8 hours. No problem.
12 hours. A little discomfort. Starting to sweat where the lumbar bladder is.
16 hours. I wish I could adjust the angle some. Need to switch legs. Press on the accelerator with the left leg.
19 hours. The pain is gone. Just a numb sensation.
The comfort of the seats was never an issue. Truly being in one position for a long time was, but that might have been easier if I had stopped and stretched or rested. I had more discomfort from my right knee gently hitting the shifter housing...which for about 10 hours was no big deal. But after a few more hours... it started hurting.
I concur with the comment on the lumbar support. The first long day I was getting sore. But once I let some air out, I had no problem driving for hours and hours. I did three 500+ mile days in a row and still wanted to get right back the car and keep driving.:clap:KLM said:Two long trips - Chicago to NW Arkansas (650 miles) and a NWA to STL round trip (700 miles) - seats are good, just watch how much you pump up the lumbar support - too much air and the small of your back will let you know about it.