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|3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.|
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| Originally posted by uiuc240@Nov 3 2004, 02:44 PM |
As for your example, if you're in 3rd and you see a light and you know you're going to have to STOP, just push in the clutch, and stop. If you know you're going to start going again, but you think you might need 2nd gear, push the clutch in, slow down with the brakes while putting it in 2nd, then as the speed starts to pick up, blip the throttle to rev match, and then let the clutch out and be on your way. Make sense?
| Originally posted by RedlinedRU@Nov 3 2004, 03:39 PM |
example cruising in 3rd, at around 2500rpm, say you want to gun it up to speed real quick, press the clutch and simultaneously get the rpms up to about 3500 before letting it out again. this creates smooth powerful shifts that are not hard on your tranny and syncs.
anyways thats my 2 cents
| Originally posted by docrobot@Nov 3 2004, 05:30 PM |
1) If you slow down faster when in gear then you would just by air and tire friction when coasting down, the extra energy slowing you down is transmitted through the clutch! Your engine is resisting the rpms that are higher than the amount of fuel you are giving it would rev. This difference will wear out your clutch faster than shifting it into neutral and coasting / breaking; trust me.*
| Originally posted by bitcore@Nov 3 2004, 09:22 PM |
EDIT: uiuc240 pritty much covered my post right as I was posting. Pfft lol.
Oh, Rev matching is also known as heel & toe.
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