A Sunday Afternoon Drive With Jim Morrison

This might be one of the more Jalop videos in existence. Doughnuts! Shelby doughnuts in the dirt! Car on stilts! It's a MANUAL.


There's vintage everything in this video, complete with Jim not getting the crap beaten out of him for smoking next to a gas pump. Ah, at least the cars are cool.

Also, you know you've got a pet peeve when you see him go to shift and think "ARRRGH LONG THROW SHIFTERS ARE MY NEMESIS." Seriously, they are.


But hooray—manual transmission shifting cut-away shots are much more visually compelling than a cut-away of a dude pulling a shifter paddle. If you're filming in-car anything, always get the manual. Always.

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