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Old 08-11-2009, 07:10 PM   #8
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Location: Fort Worth, TX
2002 WRX Wagon


Originally Posted by Uncle Scotty View Post
I have never had ANY issues getting ANY gear at any reasonable speed for that gear

I can get(and got with my 02) 1st at 20mph with NO issue at all.

I guess there are a lot of 'people' out there that just dont have any idea how to actually DRIVE a manual transmission

THAT is what kills these transmissions....drivers that should be driving automatics and not breaking gearboxes thinking that they are ****ing RickyRacer
Perhaps you could tell us all how to drive a 5sp correctly if it's something different then the following.

Press clutch, put gear lever into 1st gear. Let out clutch while applying gas.

I've tried double clutching, rev matching, etc to no avail. The cocktail, Extra S and 75w90 dino oil did nothing to help the 1st gear issue.
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