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Old 04-24-2013, 03:22 PM   #11
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^^ That's Nuckin' Futs ^^ Imagine the look on the face of oncoming traffic!!!
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Old 04-24-2013, 03:29 PM   #12
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What reason do you have for needing to do this?
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:39 PM   #13
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I don't know why this wouldn't be possible on a newer generation car as I'm sure manufacturers would understand the need. Obviously not applicable to me (DCT), but now I'm curious.

I have to drift start my Jeep nearly every time I pull it out of the garage because it sits long enough between drives and my battery sucks. Luckily my driveway has an incline
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What reason do you have for needing to do this?
Hypermiling, in case of a dead battery and just because....
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Stop doing what you're doing and drive the car as it was intended.
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Old 04-25-2013, 03:18 PM   #16
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stop doing what you're doing and drive the car as it was intended.
Wow.... as if it's any of your concern how I choose to drive the car that I purchaced with my money.

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I think the "hypermiling" as one possible reason got to him, some try doing this in traffic where it really isn't appropriate.

psycho had luck starting with the clutch, doesn't always seem to work on fuel injected vehicles - ask the NASCAR guys who didn't have luck "hypermiling" (grin). It worked for them most of the time, but they weren't happy the times it didn't!

As a general rule, I've noticed most FI types need more turns before firing than any carbureted vehicle, making the proverbial push start a LOT more difficult.

Now that you've posed the question, I bet quite a few owners of similar cars will try it just to see what happens, so you may get more replies after they give it a shot.

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I've never heard the term "drift starting" I half expected some initial d action lol. On the wifes '10 civic, we have had no luck popping the clutch.
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