WATCH ME!!! (4/4) How to Downshift - Manual (stick shift) INTERACTIVE LESSON

This video covers downshifting concepts, demonstration and application. Theory behind downshifting/rev-matching: To downshift (with brakes) 1a. Let off the gas and gradually brake to slow down with your right foot. 1b. Step on the clutch pedal with your left foot. 1c. Shift to a lower gear. 1di. Slowly let off the clutch pedal with your left foot while gradually adding gas with your right foot. 1dii. If you're going slow enough for the gear you're in, you can gradually let off the clutch pedal without adding gas. After the clutch is engaged you can step on the gas. To engine brake (without using brakes): 2a. Let off the gas with your right foot to let the engine slow down the car. 2b. Step on the clutch pedal with your left foot. 2c. Shift down. 2d. Add ~3-5k rpm worth of gas with your right foot (varies on your speed and gearing. See revmatch video above). 2e. Gradually release the clutch pedal with your left foot. Repeat 1a to 1d, or 2a to 2e to downshift as necessary. Once you feel comfortable doing these smoothly, you can perform them quicker by adding enough gas and dropping the clutch. FAQ's: Can I switch from 5 gear into 2 or even 1 gear if I am going really fast (possibly going down a mountain path)? You physically can, but I highly recommend against it especially if you're going fast down a hill. You may damage your gears or spin out. Spend some time familiarizing yourself with your car's rpm and speed in each gear. You ideally want to go down to the next lower gear and match the rpm (it will shoot up) per your speed. If you're going too slow (the gas pedal won't be as responsive), downshift to the next lower gear, and repeat until the gas is responsive. Once you're good with that process, you can downshift skipping to the appropriate gear based on your speed. You can also use your brake to help out. Do I have to stay in first as a red light? You do not. You can go intro neutral and step on the brake. Mechanics actually advise against staying in 1st and stepping on the clutch pedal at a red light. It wears out mechanical parts. You'll need to go to 1st when you're about to start again. Interactive tutorial on how to drive stick shift for complete beginners. Comprehensive coverage of concepts, demonstration and application. GRAB YOUR SMARTPHONE, MANUAL CAR, AND START DRIVING! The car is a 2000 Honda Civic Si - Shot with a Canon 60d dslr - and Tokina 12-24 f/4 lens -

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