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Old 08-18-2012, 12:31 PM   #151
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Won't hurt your clutch lol, not to that extent. It was bumper to.bumper last night
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Old 08-18-2012, 02:31 PM   #152
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Rather play it safe. Hate having a clutch in bumper to bumper traffic. Puts unneeded wear on the clutch. That's why I float the gears so I don't wear out the clutch since you only need it for 1st and reverse. You can prolong the life of a clutch very much by doing so.
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Old 08-18-2012, 03:19 PM   #153
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What do u mean by floating through the gears?
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Old 08-18-2012, 03:22 PM   #154
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You can shift without using the clutch. Just gotta find the sweet spot in engine rpm for the gear.
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Old 08-18-2012, 04:05 PM   #155
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My buddy had to do that with his tiburon because it was a piece. I personally never do that. I don't care what anyone says, I don't trust it not messin somethin else up
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Old 08-18-2012, 04:21 PM   #156
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There's no reason to have to do it. All vehicles do it. New or old. Do it in large trucks all the time. Won't hurt a thing unless your missing all the time.
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Old 08-18-2012, 04:28 PM   #157
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You can shift without using the clutch. Just gotta find the sweet spot in engine rpm for the gear.
Can you do it? Yes
Have I done it before? Yes
Am I comfortable doing it? No
Will I ever do it in my personal vehicle? Hellz no

All in all I see the plausability of your shifting procedure. Just not comfortable doing it myself. That's what the clutch is for.
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Old 08-18-2012, 04:32 PM   #158
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By the way....this is not for spirited driving. Just for cruising around. If your in a hurry, you must use the clutch. I catch myself at times using the clutch. It's not for everyone.
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Old 08-18-2012, 05:14 PM   #159
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No offense to you sir but I like my syncros lol I've done it once in my contour on accident and il never do it again
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None taken. If you grind....say goodbye to syncros.
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