ok i drive standrd all the time with my friends they say the trick is to power shit when racing is that true

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Asked by Jul 23, 2009 at 10:19 AM

Question type: Car Customization

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Just got back from asking my friend who's been tracking for ages and tracking cars from Suzukis to Honda S2ks and the answer is a clear and resounding no. You can easily shift fast enough with the clutch to avoid blowing out your tranny.

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ill agree transmissions are expensive to change so stuff to the basics for the best results. pratice makes perfect.

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do pro drag racers typically power shift? no. you shouldnt either.

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Power shifting just feels... paintful.

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I agree

are you nuts? thats shifting without the clutch!

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You need a transmission built for it, otherwise you're going break it.

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