Originally Posted by BillBoost37
No...synch things..then shift w/o clutch..
There'* a point..where you can gently move the shifter out of one gear..let off gas a little and slide right into the next one.
If you grind..you did it wrong.
I heard about this from the days of high school autoshop... having never owned a manual transmissioned car, I was told that you can feel/hear "the point" where you can shift. How
And its different for every car, I gather?
I understand the theory behind it, the cogs and rotating parts within the tranny are moving at the same speed at a certain rpm - so gear changes can be snick-snick; you grind when things are moving at different speeds and collide