Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    ♪~ ᕕ(ᐛ)ᕗ's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Gender
    male
    Location
    Uterus
    Posts
    8,781
    Reputation
    769
    Thanks
    1,846
    My Mood
    Doh

    Driving off a downhill (manual transmission)

    We all know it's better not to overheat your brake pads while driving off a harsh slope. I personally drive a Ford Focus Mk1 (2001, front brakes use a braking disk, rear ones use drums), I prefer manual over automatic whatsoever but over time I will have to go on trips and drive off mountains so I would eventually have to learn how to "engine brake".

    I know the trick shift a gear down, but let's take for instance:
    I'm driving off a slope and I'm in 2nd gear, it will eventually rise my RPM and at a certain point there's a turn so I have to soft my car out, shall I go with regular brakes? I mean is it okay to only apply the engine braking when I want to slow down, because I think you gotta be fast if you wanna do it correctly and not fall off possibly?


    You may post trolling answers too, but I would like some serious responses too.


  2. #2
    Felix Jr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Gender
    male
    Location
    Lurk Ville
    Posts
    2,009
    Reputation
    214
    Thanks
    343
    My Mood
    Lurking
    Ill drive it straight off the slope fuck life
    Last edited by Felix Jr; 08-01-2016 at 11:50 AM.

  3. #3
    ♪~ ᕕ(ᐛ)ᕗ's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Gender
    male
    Location
    Uterus
    Posts
    8,781
    Reputation
    769
    Thanks
    1,846
    My Mood
    Doh
    Quote Originally Posted by Leviathan View Post
    Ill drive it straight off the slope fuck life
    Yes, good.


  4. #4
    Thescruu's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Gender
    male
    Location
    Night Time Forest Chill
    Posts
    681
    Reputation
    10
    Thanks
    72
    My Mood
    Inspired
    Engine break is for managing speed without constantly breaking. (Speed limit)

    Break -> downshift is better than being on neutral and constantly breaking.

    Stay safe and break when It's needed, better pay for disks then getting into shit...

  5. #5
    Felix Jr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Gender
    male
    Location
    Lurk Ville
    Posts
    2,009
    Reputation
    214
    Thanks
    343
    My Mood
    Lurking
    Quote Originally Posted by ♪~ ᕕ(ᐛ)ᕗ View Post


    Yes, good.
    You were able to read that
    TRRY READING THIS!
    Im gay
    Donate me BTC 1DQggapUw4TkoxjEMiVphdqyF1vX1KeWTo
    Need $2 more




    MPGH History

    Member: 08-26-2015
    CockSucker: 7-4-2016_10-13-2016
    Premium:7-13-2016

  6. #6
    A's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Gender
    female
    Posts
    2,147
    Reputation
    399
    Thanks
    1,668
    My Mood
    In Love
    Downshift and break at the same time.
    Please press +Rep and/or Thanks if I assisted you or was of service in any way.



    "Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."

    -Buddha

  7. #7
    TheRealMakan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Gender
    male
    Location
    127.0.0.1
    Posts
    1,038
    Reputation
    130
    Thanks
    185
    Quote Originally Posted by Leviathan View Post


    You were able to read that
    TRRY READING THIS!
    Im gay
    Your tag shows it
    nice.

  8. #8
    ♪~ ᕕ(ᐛ)ᕗ's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Gender
    male
    Location
    Uterus
    Posts
    8,781
    Reputation
    769
    Thanks
    1,846
    My Mood
    Doh
    Quote Originally Posted by Thescruu View Post
    Engine break is for managing speed without constantly breaking. (Speed limit)

    Break -> downshift is better than being on neutral and constantly breaking.

    Stay safe and break when It's needed, better pay for disks then getting into shit...
    Yeah I guess you're right


  9. #9
    shaun279's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Gender
    male
    Location
    nirvana
    Posts
    394
    Reputation
    10
    Thanks
    27
    My Mood
    Psychedelic
    I drag a 2x4 to slow down over time and stick a metal beam into the wheel spokes for sudden stops.





Similar Threads

  1. [Release] GTA V: Manual Transmission v1.7
    By ZectixV1 in forum Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA V) Hacks & Cheats
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 05-27-2015, 07:56 PM
  2. Can you play games off of an external hard drive?
    By iAmNotSynergy in forum Computer Builds & Upgrades
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 05-27-2013, 09:14 PM
  3. Seagate Backup Plus 1-4TB External Hard Drive - 26% ~ 36% off
    By bowlcut in forum Coupons, Deals and Discounts
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-27-2013, 09:28 PM
  4. Replies: 52
    Last Post: 04-20-2012, 11:45 PM
  5. Driving a manual?
    By Haze in forum General
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 10-06-2011, 11:45 PM