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Ha. Both of our modern cars have that stupid, ugly multi-function GM stalk on the left-hand side of the column. The cruise-control interface is just awful. So, no thumb driving here.
 

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I do.
It's hard to do so in the Jaguar, as the cruise control is a panel on the dash.
The Saab isn't so bad, as the switches are a finger length out.
The Mercedes is really easy, as the cruise control is the whole stalk.
 

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I do this all the time as well! Sometimes I wish that the decelerate cruise button could actually be used to activate the brakes. I really wish I had adapative cruise control so that the vehicle could do almost all the thinking.
 

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All the time. Very easy to do in the Saab. Haha what year is your Mercedes mg? My old 85 had an entire stalk devoted to cruise control also, very easy in that car also.
 

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Ha. Both of our modern cars have that stupid, ugly multi-function GM stalk on the left-hand side of the column. The cruise-control interface is just awful. So, no thumb driving here.

my car has the multifunction stalk as well. It's stupid but after awhile you get used to it. and I have used cruise control from time to time but only in the day time because the steering wheel buttons for that don't light up at night
 

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I use my cruise all the time, but I almost never use the Accelerate or Coast buttons. I'd rather do that myself. Ford put the buttons in the perfect locations though. No "Smart Stik" for me:D.
 

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All the time. Very easy to do in the Saab. Haha what year is your Mercedes mg? My old 85 had an entire stalk devoted to cruise control also, very easy in that car also.
1995 Mercedes.
If I'm not mistaken, Mercedes today still have an entire stalk devoted to cruise control.
It's actually a pretty smart design. It's only a finger's length away. It's positioned high, so if your hands are in the right driving position (10 and 2), it's in the perfect ergonomic position.
 

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1995 Mercedes.
If I'm not mistaken, Mercedes today still have an entire stalk devoted to cruise control.
It's actually a pretty smart design. It's only a finger's length away. It's positioned high, so if your hands are in the right driving position (10 and 2), it's in the perfect ergonomic position.
It is pretty perfect. That's what the Chrysler LX cars had until people complained about it, so now they have the typical corporate Chrysler LLC cruise control units.
 

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I probably use my cruise control a little more in a single day than a normal person should...



I like the multi-function stalk, haha.
 

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1995 Mercedes.
If I'm not mistaken, Mercedes today still have an entire stalk devoted to cruise control.
It's actually a pretty smart design. It's only a finger's length away. It's positioned high, so if your hands are in the right driving position (10 and 2), it's in the perfect ergonomic position.
I love how Mercedes doesn't change things that just work. Can find some of the same stuff from the 85 Mercedes to whats rolling off the line today.
 

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That and the door lock indicator. The little stalks that go up and down in the door for lock/unlock. Not sure what else you would call those.
 

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I probably use my cruise control a little more in a single day than a normal person should...



I like the multi-function stalk, haha.
Hay! There's white writing on yours!:D
 
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