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      01-14-2008, 07:10 PM   #1
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Best Dress Up Shoes/Casual Shoes for 6MT

this is a weird ass question... but what is the best dress up shoes, or casual shoes for driving 6MT?

I'm thinking mocassins are good?

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You mean best shoes for driving?
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You mean best shoes for driving?
haha yah, best shoes for driving 6MT in particular and you can go to work in them too

basically ones that make u feel the clutch, ones that allow toe-heel, shoes that are light, etc... at the same time u can go to work in them.
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You don't need driving shoes to go to and from work, even with a clutch.
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haha yah, best shoes for driving 6MT in particular and you can go to work in them too

basically ones that make u feel the clutch, ones that allow toe-heel, shoes that are light, etc... at the same time u can go to work in them.
Alright, well I can't really heel and toe properly with dress shoes. But maybe that's because I don't drive with them often enough to be able to practice.

For casual shoes, I'd say anything that is light and has a flat bottom. Kinda like these: http://www.zappos.com/images/108/108...01-15648-d.jpg

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You don't need driving shoes to go to and from work, even with a clutch.
that wasnt my question tho. i said what are the best shoes that allow best 6MT experience and you can go to work in them.
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Alright, well I can't really heel and toe properly with dress shoes. But maybe that's because I don't drive with them often enough to be able to practice.

For casual shoes, I'd say anything that is light and has a flat bottom. Kinda like these: http://www.zappos.com/images/108/108...01-15648-d.jpg

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yah those are good for driving, no bueno for work tho...
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that wasnt my question tho. i said what are the best shoes that allow best 6MT experience and you can go to work in them.
Why do you need to heel/toe while going to work? The work hours are the absolute worst hours to do this due to traffic and police. Are you trying to get another ticket?

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Probably anything that is a loafer. Nice and light, comfortable and relatively flat.

http://www.aldoshoes.com/eng/storeSe...=CA&colorid=97

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huh? u dont need to be speeding to heel-toe. there's a whole bunch of right turns on my way to work.
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huh? u dont need to be speeding to heel-toe. there's a whole bunch of right turns on my way to work.
lol I can't imagine heel-toeing casually slow thru a right turn.
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how casual? think these work? i rock these all the time. Puma Turin S. im in love with them

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yah, i'd drive bare foot. think it's safer

im thinking of Steve Madden's like this stuff:

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_nr_n_...%2Cn%3A1040658

is that kinda gay tho? i used to wear those mocassins when i was like 4
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lol I can't imagine heel-toeing casually slow thru a right turn.
No point in heel-and-toeing if you're not going fast. Just downshift without the brakes...
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how casual? think these work? i rock these all the time. Puma Turin S. im in love with them

Doesn't fit his dress code.

Think of something all black.

Nabil, try some Eccos, very comfortable, a bit pricey but they have a lot of pairs that look nice. Can you get away with a black sneaker at work?
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lol I can't imagine heel-toeing casually slow thru a right turn.
u know how my G35's clutch was horrible? i never down shift without double clutching/heel-toe-ing, coz the shift will not be smooth at all
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Doesn't fit his dress code.

Think of something all black.

Nabil, try some Eccos, very comfortable, a bit pricey but they have a lot of pairs that look nice. Can you get away with a black sneaker at work?
Eccos have CF shoes that i might get
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yah, i'd drive bare foot. think it's safer

im thinking of Steve Madden's like this stuff:

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_nr_n_...%2Cn%3A1040658

is that kinda gay tho? i used to wear those mocassins when i was like 4
Mocassins scream 40+ year old to me.

Loafers might be your best bet. They can be older but sophisticated.
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yah, i'd drive bare foot. think it's safer

im thinking of Steve Madden's like this stuff:

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_nr_n_...%2Cn%3A1040658

is that kinda gay tho? i used to wear those mocassins when i was like 4
I wouldn't wear them. They look like slippers.
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well that's not the point... dont worry about heel-toe right now.. im just asking for like a good 6mt experience
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