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greenblueyes17
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Oct 28, 11:34pm - #312706 
from 1st to 3rd!

Does it hurt the Celica if you shift from 1st to 3rd, and from 3rd to 5th until I get to 6th gear. I watch some of my friends shift like that and didn't know if I did would it hurt my car? Thanks for any input. ~S~

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Oct 28, 11:44pm - #312707 
i'm new to stick but that doesnt sound right

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Oct 28, 11:59pm - #312708 
edit: nevermind.. look at the other replies

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Oct 29, 12:07am - #312709 
It's perfectly harmless as long as your not revving really high in 1st or bogging hard in 3rd.

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Oct 29, 12:07am - #312710 
Sometimes when I just need to pass a car, i downshift to third to hit lift and if im going fast enough to pass, I shift to 5th and then shift to 6th... It doesn't hurt the car from what I know, and it sounds find too when I do. It's not like I force my gearbox in and out of gears. I do it gently if im going to upshift from 3rd to 5th. Or sometimes I do 2nd to 5th so I dont have to ride my RPMS so high while shifting through each gear just to get to 5th.

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Oct 29, 12:09am - #312711 
Sound logical enough?? ^^

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Oct 29, 12:14am - #312712 
no rich. ur a bad explainer. go back to your corner






















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Oct 29, 12:17am - #312713 
hater... laughsilly

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Oct 29, 12:18am - #312714 
its fine


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Oct 29, 12:21am - #312715 
i do it too go form like 2nd or 3rd to 5th when i like get on a highway and i want to fell the power between my legs lol

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Oct 29, 12:31am - #312716 
never hurt my old celica

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Oct 29, 3:53am - #312717 
no it wont hurt...

u can redline ur car in 1st then shift to 6th and cruise... wont hurt it...


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Oct 29, 5:25am - #312718 
wat everyone just said, i do it wen i try passing someone i down shift, then pass them, and wile i pass i get on 5th or 6

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Oct 29, 8:38am - #312719 
I think it's fine as long as you're not red lining or bogging too low of an rpm. The whole point of a stick shifter is so you can choose which gear you want instead of having to go through each gear like an automatic.

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Oct 29, 8:53am - #312720 
^^^ thumbsup

Just don't misshift. That WILL hurt your engine. thumbsdown


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Oct 29, 8:57am - #312721 
Down missshift when you downshift right?


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Oct 29, 11:12am - #312722 
you can skip a gear, it'll be fine..

i sometimes go from 2nd to 4th depending on what speed i am going to stop at


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Oct 29, 11:14am - #312723 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
you can skip a gear, it'll be fine..

i sometimes go from 2nd to 4th depending on what speed i am going to stop at


Just as long as you know the proper RPM range for each gear shouldn't have a problem.


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Oct 29, 12:21pm - #312724 
yep


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Oct 29, 1:56pm - #312725 
learn something new everyday spineyes

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Oct 29, 2:02pm - #312726 
told you i was right d00de!! damn jasper spineyes

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Oct 29, 2:08pm - #312727 
lol when rich says something, always need a second opinion tongue jp bro

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Oct 30, 12:22am - #312728 
what does skipping a gear do? like going 1st to 3rd? im just not seeing it...

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Oct 30, 12:24am - #312729 
It's okay if you honk while shifting.


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Oct 30, 10:40am - #312730 
thumbsup


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Oct 30, 11:02am - #312731 
wahts missshifting??

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Oct 30, 11:39am - #312732 
Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
no it wont hurt...

u can redline ur car in 1st then shift to 6th and cruise... wont hurt it...


Exactly. Go read up on how a manual transmission works and it will all make sense!!! thumbsup

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Oct 31, 2:20am - #312733 
THANKS EVERYONE!!! :-)

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Oct 31, 3:08am - #312734 
The correct term strangely enough for shifting 1 to 3 or 2 to 4, 4 to 6... is a gated change. Perfectly harmless as long as the revs are high enough for the car not to struggle when you select the next gear.

Toyota only make automatic Celicas for the US. Says something about their driving ability I think rofl

Now Toyota are taking the Celica off them altogether, because they don't deserve it. HA HA!


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