first and second gear chugging at low RPMs

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Re: first and second gear chugging at low RPMs

Post by ClutchFork » Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:17 pm

Tinton wrote:
Fri Oct 22, 2010 3:02 pm
A little bit of chugging is normal. Its because of the direct connection between the engine and the road, at low RPM's the engine doesn't run as smoothly, and the flywheel can have trouble balancing it out. You have to have real precise throttle control to be able to keep it smooth. Like if it wants more gas you give it just a tiny bit more throttle and it should smooth out.
Seems some vehicles are more prone to low speed chugging than others. My 2.2L Chevy s-10 never chugs (it has bucked but that is a different story). Chugging can be induced by a bad clutch engagement with a car that otherwise never chuggs.
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Re: first and second gear chugging at low RPMs

Post by Rope-Pusher » Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:56 am

Hain't thair loss in owl fitty states agin chuggin' while drivin'?
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