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Old 10-18-2009, 05:02 AM
Bikeguy Joe Bikeguy Joe is offline
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Default Re: riding the clutch?

Originally Posted by bandito View Post
Unless your racing a clutch should be used for only 2 things starting off and shifting up or down. Ive even seen a few truck drivers who didnt believe in using a clutch just speed shifting up or down, thing is they didnt own the truck and didnt have to pay to replace the gears when they failed prematurely.

Heh heh.

I have driven everything from a VW Rabbitt to an 80,000 pound truck and several hundred thousand miles, and I almost never use the clutch.

It's a simple matter of matching engine speed to the vehicle speed. It is actually easier on the vehicle when done right.
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