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by bk7794
Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:20 am
Forum: Parts and Problems
Topic: Chattering on hill starts
Replies: 9
Views: 1255

Re: Chattering on hill starts

Hmmm maybe thats what I need cause it seems like when I do a bit of a harder start then it goes away for a bit...but what do you mean by a hard launch though...what would I do?
by bk7794
Thu Jul 07, 2011 11:58 pm
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: How to stay consistant after every shift.
Replies: 35
Views: 3364

Re: How to stay consistant after every shift.

yeah I noticed if I just go with the flow then I am less apt to screw up and make a hard shift...or if I am in a rush like I was today, you get screwed up so much...
by bk7794
Thu Jul 07, 2011 2:16 am
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: How to stay consistant after every shift.
Replies: 35
Views: 3364

Re: How to stay consistant after every shift.

LoL :lol: I know that every year, when summer begins and it gets stuffy in my car, when I turn the air con on and go for my usual low rpm launches, I will stall a few times until my subconscious response re-adapts to the change in situation. Upshifts will get bumpy again too, with air-con on, rpms ...
by bk7794
Wed Jul 06, 2011 1:16 pm
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: How to stay consistant after every shift.
Replies: 35
Views: 3364

Re: How to stay consistant after every shift.

Wait, why aren't you coming to a complete stop at stop signs? It's such a simple way to avoid a ticket and an insurance rate hike. As for shift shock: I, personally, enjoy a crisp bit of shift shock. It's part of why I like manuals. I do have to be smoother with my wife in the car, though. If you'r...
by bk7794
Wed Jul 06, 2011 2:40 am
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: How to stay consistant after every shift.
Replies: 35
Views: 3364

Re: How to stay consistant after every shift.

To be honest with you, I don't know what a no gas launch is...when I first started I used to just go to a level ground and just ease off the clutch until I started to go and can take my foot off the clutch...is that what you mean? What I mean is when I take off...like casual...if I am sitting at a l...
by bk7794
Wed Jul 06, 2011 2:13 am
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: How to stay consistant after every shift.
Replies: 35
Views: 3364

Re: How to stay consistant after every shift.

^^ As AHTOXA said, you only burn the clutch at high RPMs. You don't burn it at no-gas or basically no-gas launches from second. yeah, now its first i am kinda worrying about. i should make a vid of me and make sure what I am doing is ok. It just seems that when I start off in first I can't find the...
by bk7794
Wed Jul 06, 2011 2:03 am
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: How to stay consistant after every shift.
Replies: 35
Views: 3364

Re: How to stay consistant after every shift.

Alright, I guess its just the determination of speed, like if your rolling I would use first...but if your like going 5mph or grater then I would use second. Something like that. In my car, even if I'm moving just a tiny bit and need to launch again, I do it from second. I don't even look at the sp...
by bk7794
Wed Jul 06, 2011 1:38 am
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: How to stay consistant after every shift.
Replies: 35
Views: 3364

Re: How to stay consistant after every shift.

It burns the clutch no more than applying the brakes to stop your vehicle under normal conditions. You don't worry about that one too much, right? Fear of burning the clutch exists as well at certain stage of learning. Dont worry about that either. Clutch is designed to be slipped and this will not...
by bk7794
Wed Jul 06, 2011 12:23 am
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: How to stay consistant after every shift.
Replies: 35
Views: 3364

Re: How to stay consistant after every shift.

Slipping the clutch in 2nd...doesn't that burn the clutch up?

I try to keep my head high...its just rough you know? like you say you feel good for a bout a few days then you mess up again.
by bk7794
Wed Jul 06, 2011 12:06 am
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: How to stay consistant after every shift.
Replies: 35
Views: 3364

Re: How to stay consistant after every shift.

[quote="AHTOXA"]Smoothness and consistency comes only with experience. There is nothing that we can tell you to make you go out and drive like a veteran two weeks from now. Being extremely consistent with my shifts took me many tens of thousands of miles to master and since I'm not a robot I still m...
by bk7794
Tue Jul 05, 2011 11:31 pm
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: How to stay consistant after every shift.
Replies: 35
Views: 3364

How to stay consistant after every shift.

Hello, I am still quite a noob when it comes to standards...been driving one for about 4 months now or so. I have been working very hard to get every shift right everytime, so there is little to no shift shock...however I noticed that even auto's do a bit of shift shock...so I have gotten away from ...
by bk7794
Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: Parts and Problems
Topic: Chattering on hill starts
Replies: 9
Views: 1255

Re: Chattering on hill starts

Thank you guys for the response...I get the chattering only when starting off...obviously mostly in first...however when I just began driving stick I got the chatter in third aswell.. :oops: The chattering happens intermittently aswell. Sometimes it will be fine, however that was the case when the c...
by bk7794
Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:22 am
Forum: New Member Introductions
Topic: New from the northeast
Replies: 15
Views: 3885

New from the northeast

Hey, just discovered this forum around google. Really like it, gotta read around a bit more and try some tips.
by bk7794
Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:21 am
Forum: Parts and Problems
Topic: Chattering on hill starts
Replies: 9
Views: 1255

Chattering on hill starts

Hello, I am new here and will introduce myself to you guys after this post. I started driving a 1991 honda civic back in March...sorta taught myself with a little help from my father and friends. However ever since the clutch got replaced a few years back from a local mechanic, the clutch has been c...