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      02-07-2008, 08:21 PM   #109
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Originally Posted by nub340 View Post
So yes, a blend of engine braking and regular braking is best when descending a steep grade. DEFINATELY don't push the clutch in all the way and RIDE your brakes all the way down

I'm not that familiar with the program "CarTalk", but I have a feeling it's probrably not the best place to get your info from.
Haha, no, the CarTalk brothers weren't saying push the clutch in and ride the brakes ... I just wanted to make sure that's not what I was hearing.

And the show's a riot, the guys are older than dirt, kinda senile, and still seem to know their stuff.
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