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#8: 09-04-2012, 01:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Brett View Post
hey BAC, my tranny sounds rough, but it feels smooth, aside from the slow roll in 1st gear where it's jumpy when you let off the throttle. is this common in a 5mt?
Totally normal for a Subaru.

Stiffer motor/trans mounts help reduce the jerkiness, but it's caused partially by engine management. There have been some that have tuned it out, though.
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