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Awe jeez...see I do it on the street and for autoX (archive)

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Posted by //MMMGood on February 02, 2001 at 14:12:53:

In Reply to: I THINK to synchronize the speed of the engine ... posted by Pierre on February 02, 2001 at 13:56:31:

It allows me to downshift while braking for the that when i exit I am in the right gear and I can accel right away. If I don't do this then I have to wait longer to get into the lower gear as the synchros have a long way to go...and it is hard to get into gear. It seems to make a big difference.

I also do it on the street as it seems to make downshifts much smoother.

Heel toe also allows you to downshift while turning cuz if you jam it into a lower gear and just let off the clutch the back wheels will stop abruptly and you will lose control of the car for a moment.

Peter Hsu

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