thats what i figured and thats why i asked, i have never used this method in my car, and i wont try anything new until i know that it wont screw it updazada said:Yes. Definetly bad for the tranny. Just use some common sense: If one end of a rope was tied around your waist, while the other end was being held by a group of large angry men, and they jerked on it as hard as they could, would it hurt you?
Your seventeen, and from what I can assume, this is your first car. It's really going to hurt you when you have to replace the tranny for about $700. Treat your car nicely! 
He most likely did break something. It's quite a stupid thing to do to your transmission.nomoreavril said:lol. i raced a 3000gt the other day, he did that(auto).not only did i whoop his ass, but when he started going, i saw white shit fall out and dispurse as if something had been busted under his car