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clutch drops.. i can't even do it. i let my clutch out slowly. but sometimes tooo slowly. hehe. i'm soo affraid of gunning the car. haha. my friends call me a wuss.. it's cuz that thump sounds makes me feel like i'm breaking it. haha.
quick shifts? wait. how is it that a car is bad for "quick shifts". what am i supposed to do? granny?
Originally posted by HTM WRX shock to the drivetrain is the #1 reason trannies fail
....an arguable statement without proof, but I agree it could be a contributing factor in premature failures.
Folks just need to realize that the chances of a failure will increase when you use abusive shifting techniques. Personally, I don't "speed shift" my WRX or launch it hard (i.e. no weekend trips to the drags). I may not be able to achieve the 0-60, 1/4 mile times posted in Motor Trend magazine, but I never figured I could without being abusive. I'm still able to have loads of fun with my car and I can row through the gears relatively quickly without beating on my tranny. The WRX doesn't respond well to an overly-aggressive touch.