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Old 04-08-2001, 07:00 AM   #1
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01 2.5 rs

Post a couple of q's

what's double clutching? And what's the difference between a half dog gearbox and a full dog gearbox, as opposed to a reinforced and strengthened stock gearbox? Tahnks
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Old 04-08-2001, 01:08 PM   #2
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Double clutching is letting the clutch out at neutral in between shifts so you can rev match the engine to cars'(tranny's) speed, allowing for a smooth shift without jolts (if done correctly),
a 1/2 dog has 1st and 2nd gear without synchros... so double clutching helps get it into gear smoother...
then there is a 4 dog which as you can tell is 1st-4th dog(no synchros) and 5th is synchro...
full dog goes all the way without synchros...
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Old 04-08-2001, 01:09 PM   #3
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oh yeah I was just being brief, I know there is a page somewhere which really goes in depth about it...
anyone have that link?
edit: can't spell

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Old 04-08-2001, 04:04 PM   #4
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the last issue of sport compact car had a whole article on that topic
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Old 04-08-2001, 04:11 PM   #5
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check this site out:

in particular this article: http://www.turnfast.com/tech_driving..._heeltoe.lasso

there was a very interesting discussion about this topic in the NESIC forum. Do a search there and you will get tons of "good" comments and more (I got the above links from this thread).


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Old 04-30-2001, 09:30 PM   #6
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That's THE best website I've seen for technical driving info. Thanks!
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