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      02-28-2008, 12:56 PM   #190
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Originally Posted by Arustik1 View Post
most of you know a thing or 2 about standard shifts so if you dont mind answer me this... the shift into second veryyy rough, stiff, and made me not like to shift. anyway what i do to make this easier is while having the clutch in and shifting from first to second touch the gas then slowly release the clutch to engage in the second gear. is this bad for the tranny???
Don't worry about it. Feathering into 2nd isn't really a bad thing to do. Slamming it into 2nd or grinding it would be worse IMO.
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