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Old 05-14-2012, 10:18 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by TboneZX3 View Post
There have been a couple of threads with MTX75 owners complaining about no power when taking off from a stop.
I'm one of those.

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Originally Posted by Bimmer-Bob View Post
How is this a "problem?": Difficulty launching from a stop when not using the accelerator pedal.

I would think it pretty much impossible to launch without using the throttle, lol.
You should be able to launch manual transmission cars without using the accelerator. That's the first thing you should learn how to do when learning to drive manual or a motorcycle so you know where the clutch engagement point is. I've also had to drive like this due to my left knee being immobilized.
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