TBA: Driving a Manual

This is a performance piece of my first time driving a manual car. I hadn't driven in quite some time before that because I lived downtown Portland OR for school and didn't require the need for a car. Hope you enjoy my video project for Time Arts Video class at WSU.

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When to change gear in a manual / stick shift car http://www.driving-school-beckenham.co.uk Learning to drive in a manual car? Want to know when to change gears in a stick shift? This video might help. When to change gear in a manual car can start off being a bit tricky. The best way to know when to change up gears in a stick shift is when the engine sound is louder and it sounds like it's working too hard. When to change down gear is once you've slowed down, the engine starts to struggle and it makes a lower sound or when you stop and need to go again (always move off in 1st gear). This was filmed in the UK. Rules and laws may vary in your country. How to change gears in a manual/stick shift car: When changing up gear you would normally come off gas, press down the clutch, change gear, release the clutch gently and then back on gas. To change down gear try using a slight amount of gas as you raise the clutch as this can result in a smooth gear change. ► How to change down gear smoothly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHhdmb1jrFo When to change down gear in a manual car: You would normally have to change down gears once you have slowed down and then you'd have to change to a gear that matched your speed or you could change down if you need more power to overtake. You can also block gear change, for example 3rd to 1st. It basically means skipping gears. It's possible to do this changing up gear as long as you have enough speed for that gear. When to change up gears in a manual car: Speed up first and build up momentum and then you can change gear. Over revving your car can use up more fuel. If you're going uphill or you have extra weight in your car then make sure that you speed up a little extra first before changing up gears. You can stop in any gear, but if you want to move off again then make sure you're in 1st gear or the car could stall (switch off). Make sure you're prepared for what's ahead in in the correct gear. If you're about to turn or go onto a roundabout then slow down and change down gear before. Low gears are best for steep hills as offer the most amount of torque. If you're driving uphill then make sure you speed up and build up momentum before changing up gear or the car will slow down and possibly stall. Please note that every car is different. Listen to the sound of the engine and you will get used to when to change gear. Please subscribe for our latest videos and give us a thumbs up like if this video has helped you as it helps us to make more videos. It's recommended that you take professional driving lessons from a fully qualified driving instructor. This video is NOT an alternative to driving lessons and is only a rough guide. This video was filmed in the UK. Laws and rules in your country may vary. Videos aren't a substitute for real life driving experience in a safe environment. While World Driving aims to provide accurate and up to date information we cannot guarantee at any time that all the information is up to date and accurate. World Driving cannot accept liability for misleading or inaccurate information or omissions in information given to us by external information providers. This includes, but is not by way of limitation: Any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the information. Any decision made or action taken or not taken in reliance upon the information. World Driving copyright 2015 ©

How to drive a manual (basics)
*NOTE: The "no-gas method" is NOT intended to be used in everyday driving. It is simply to determine (indicate) the friction or the catch point of your clutch. You MUST apply gas as you release the clutch to accelerate otherwise, you WILL stall! Hope this clears everything up. =) * A lot of my friends don't know how to drive a manual transmission so I decided to make a video. And I use the word "basically" way too much. =P