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quick question manual gurus

Hey i noticed that when im in gear and not applying any gas, i can pop out the shifter with a little pressure. Is this normal?! I just noticed this for 3rd, 4th, 5th for the first time today.
 

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anyone? i know there are some manual experts out there, im getting worried. :dunno:
 

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How many miles do u have on your car?
 

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i only have 2100 miles, but i have abused the clutch a little already, maybe 5 or so launches plus a couple hard slips
 

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this is normal as long as you sync the the speed of the car with the gears..heck you could upshift without the clutch if you were so inclined..just match the engine speed, apply little pressure and the gear will engage (side note/disclaimer: we at the 3rd_collective take no responsiblity that may arise from damage due to improper usage of said shift mechanisms. shifting without the clutch may damage your engine hehe;))

excuse me, i mean damage to your tyranny :thumbup:
 

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3rd_collective said:
this is normal as long as you sync the the speed of the car with the gears..heck you could upshift without the clutch if you were so inclined..just match the engine speed, apply little pressure and the gear will engage (side note/disclaimer: we at the 3rd_collective take no responsiblity that may arise from damage due to improper usage of said shift mechanisms. shifting without the clutch may damage your engine hehe;))

Ummm....i wouldnt try doing that too much or u will be picking metal chunks outs of your oil pan. :yikes:
 

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popping out of gear without the clutch isn't a great concern at all - you are just disengaging the gears - and when you are off the gas, their is less load, so it goes easier.

The scary bit is trying to get into gear without the clutch - as 3rd collective pointed out, you can do it if you match revs correctly. If you don't, you munch the splines (rather than the actual gears).
 
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