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How good are you at shifting?

How good are you at shifting?  

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On a serious note though, you all practice better techniques on a daily basis driving synchronized transmissions. My skills really don't translate at all and hurt me initially when I jump in a manual car right away after driving the semi, I really have to focus on what I'm doing to get reorientated. Floating gears from 1500 rpm to 1200rpm to grab the next gear wouldn't even apply to driving a race car as that actually requires double-clutching because of the much broader powerband/rev rang . I'd really like to experience driving a straight-cut geared transmission in a car application though to see the differences and to hear those gears whine 😎

For anyone who hasn't watched Matt Farah's manual driving 2 part series, its a good refresher/reminder of best practices. I've always taught people to driving this way even before I watched this. Each car is different so the engagement point really is key. 


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