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Re: heel and toe
On Sun, 11 Feb 1996, Robert Hines wrote:
> You guys are all kidding yourselves. Heel and toe went out years ago
> when transmissions went from straight cut gear to synchros. Heel and
> toe shifts take too much time as you have to do so many things. In
> fact the new racing transmissions like the Jerrico in Nascar and the
> new Indy car tanmissions don't even require you to use the clutch or
> to get the engine speed into directo harmony with the trans speeds.
> Those of us in real racing go straight down to the gear that we want
> to get thru the corner with no throttle blipping or double clutch.
> That allows you to concentrate on fewer things, allows you to get
> deeper into the corner and to get into the proper gear in less time.
> Heel and toe is history. Bob Hines
Partially true... But for the most part, i dont think too many of us have
straight cut gears in our audi's, and that is what we are talking about
Double clutching may be history with syncro's but wear is still minimized
when double clutching, syncros do wear out.
Heel and toe'ing isnt history for 99% or us, and if done right, takes no
more time than not doing it. There are tricks to play, and in fact can be
quicker than just matching revs (like you still have to do jerrico boxes)
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