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Re: Blips throttle twice for downshifts
> > 2) while still in neutral engage the clutch and blip...I guess this gets all
> > the gears in the xmission spining at about the same speed.
> If you blip the throttle with the clutch engaged.... the input shaft of
> the tranny isnt moving, therefore NOT spinning up the gears, Clutch
> shoule be DISengaged and in nuetral. In the gate, between the two gears
If the clutch is engaged the transmission input shaft IS turning at exactly
the same speed as the engine whether the transmission is in gear or neutral
[unless the clutch is slipping]. The original post is correct ... you want
the input shaft of the tranny to be spinning about the appropriate speed for
the gear that you're shifting into. You have to be careful to disengage the
clutch while the engine revs are up ... or else the transmission input shaft
slows down with the engine.