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Old 02-22-2013, 06:19 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by WRXHillClimb View Post
I have a way to solve this whole "autos are better than manuals from a performance standpoint" thing. Just make all manuals sequential gear boxes where you only use the clutch from a start .
That doesn't change anything. You still can't shift as fast as a dual-clutch box which already has the next gear pre-engaged. Hell, you can't shift as fast as a single clutch box that's using hydraulic or electric actuators to move the forks.

You don't need a clutch to shift with a traditional manual for that matter, once moving. Although I wouldn't recommend it...(unless it's a dogbox, of course).

What you need to cure the problem is a return to driving as a romantic thing, a sport, something to be enjoyed. Hard to do with traffic/traffic laws today...

And hard to do with people like you out there, knocking cars that try to get back to driving roots, because they're not fast enough for you.
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