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Old 11-16-2001, 09:32 PM   #12
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2016 STi


Originally posted by Shinji N
I'm curious. At what speed should I be able to downshift into first? I mean, if the syncros were working perfectly, technically I should be able to shift into first at 100mph, right? Right?
With a fully synchromeshed transmission, the car should be able to downshift into first w/o double clutching up to it's redline (which with re92's on the wrx is 36mph). Don't do this! It's not healthy for your sychros. No, you can't shift into first at 100mph... you'll overspin the driven gears even w/o releasing the clutch.
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