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Old 09-26-2004, 09:28 PM   #11
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Old 09-26-2004, 10:50 PM   #12
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lol,,,,,,,double clutching is fun sometimes,,,but it does take more time off,,,,the only advantage is having ur next gear already revved high,,,instead of waiting for the acceleration

f&f did its part,,but most people are ignoramuses and believe everything they see on a screen
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Old 09-26-2004, 11:18 PM   #13
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Old 09-27-2004, 09:02 AM   #14
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Not necessary in a focus at all. We have syncros in our trannys.
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Old 09-27-2004, 01:34 PM   #15
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First off, if your cornering is so bad you need to double clutch, you can't afford to be screwing around double clutching. Spend a little time watching speed vision. If those guys don't need to double clutch in the corners, I'm sure I can do without it also.

Second while you're double clutching to save synchros, you're wearing out your throw out bearing and clutch cable.
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Old 09-27-2004, 03:02 PM   #16
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Stop watching Fast & Furious, go to a racing school and drive on, thank you.
And garyk is an instructor for HPDE and other events, and he double-clutches.
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Old 09-27-2004, 03:20 PM   #17
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heel-toe breaking shouldn't be confused with double clutching but I'm willing to 'bet pink slips' ( like the F&F tie in there? lol) that you will learn heel-toe at a driving school. Please add on here gary but the reason to heel toe is not only to rev-match but as well 2 other notable things... 1) car balance, no engine breaking to lock up wheels etc... 2) car is ready to accelerate

Moreover, the same balance/accelerate principle applies with corners that attract left foot braking... with the two feet you are able to maintain a balance unique from right foot brake/throttle

Perhaps not explained all that well, kinda dosy lol
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Old 09-27-2004, 03:22 PM   #18
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more... lol I can't imagine why someone would double clutch over heel toe. Explain this to me if you do... other than because you can't heel toe lol
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Old 09-27-2004, 05:40 PM   #19
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well

to effectively heel-toe, you also need to match trans shaft revs to engine speed-hence just dumping the clutch and holding it in and just revving will not do that. and yes originally it was done because of non-synchro gear boxes such as the hewland on my old formula ford with straight cut gears.
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not at all fast and furious, quite the opposite. njever seen either of those pieces of crap. the closest i come is a 10 month race and instructional binge very year. log several hundreds of hours on east coast tracks. next up enduro at lime rock. i may take svt's offer up next year and instruct at the new dunnville circuit-if i do you can see what its ll about.
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