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      02-07-2008, 05:04 PM   #89
Welshman
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Drives: BMW 535d Touring
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Near Bewdley, Worcestershire, UK

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Originally Posted by checuervo View Post
I assume when people say "don't rely on engine braking, use your brakes" that you don't suggest pressing the clutch the entire time you brake... right?
You only need to depress the clutch if you intend to change gear. Otherwise park your left foot on that nice rest that BMW have provided. Your car should always be in gear except when you are stopped or are changing gear. Never coast in neutral or with the clutch depressed.