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Noise when downshifting #108919 Feb 22, 11:47am Feb 22, 11:47am
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Noise when downshifting
Alright guys i need to know what i am doing wrong. Whenever i am driving for performance and downshift into "what i think" should be the right gear to be in, it makes a clunk or gear grinding noise. I could understand if it did this if i tried to shift into 2nd gear at 60mph but if i am shifting into 4th or 3rd at 40mph it should be an OK shift shouldn't it. Do i need to double clutch or rev match before i do these kind of shifts. So basically, how do i get as near lift as possible on downshifts without messing up my gears.

Re: Noise when downshifting [Re: Nick] #108920 Feb 22, 11:56am Feb 22, 11:56am
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try double clutching, or maybe ur not pressing ur foot down the clutch all the way. try doing the process slowly first by pressing the clutch all the way and shift the gear smoothly and slowly to the desired place. dont rush it while shifting. or else try double clutching.
maybe you also need to grease the shift linkage.

Re: Noise when downshifting [Re: stefanoc] #108921 Feb 22, 2:00pm Feb 22, 2:00pm
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Originally Posted by stefanoc
try double clutching, or maybe ur not pressing ur foot down the clutch all the way. try doing the process slowly first by pressing the clutch all the way and shift the gear smoothly and slowly to the desired place. dont rush it while shifting. or else try double clutching.
maybe you also need to grease the shift linkage.


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Re: Noise when downshifting [Re: Nick] #108922 Feb 22, 5:06pm Feb 22, 5:06pm
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Yeah, I'm going to guess that you're not pressing the clutch all the way down. That's common when you've been shifting for a while.


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