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Re: Lack of handbrake/car moves

John Larson wrote:
> It would be important to remember, and it wasn't  made clear in the
> previous posts, that in order for the car to be held by compression on a
> hill, it must be in 1st gear if it is pointed down hill, and reverse if
> pointed up hill. Engines turn backwards much more easily than forwards,

If this is true then wouldn't it be the other way round, i.e. the reverse when
the nose is down etc?

My 200 slowly creeps down my steep driveway if in 1st and does not if in
I use the handbrake anyhow, tho, after the car front bumper damaged the garage
door one day.
Igor Kessel
Two turbo quattros