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#5: 12-26-2012, 09:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Byll View Post
If I can remember back all those years, I think I divided the process into 3 parts:

1) Release throttle -1st clutch - shifting into neutral - release clutch
2) Rev match/2nd clutch/shifting into desired gear
3) Release clutch/drive...

Kind of like trying to tell someone how to tie a neck tie...

Best to you, Surly.
heh, yup. I get the idea and know the steps. I can do it slowly and deliberately. It actually feels like less work when I do it correctly but I go full retard if I don't make it my main focus while driving. I suspect it wouldn't be a problem if it weren't for a couple decades of muscle memory clutching, matching, put in gear and release clutch. Result is an extra rev match thrown in after the second clutch.

There are some good youtube videos that cover the footwork/timing too. Definitely a "tie a tie" topic.