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Old 10-06-2012, 08:25 PM   #14
DeclanM3
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Originally Posted by YGOAMG View Post
I really want to give an SMG M3 a go. Ive only driven a couple of manual M3.

Do any of you guys left foot brake it and give it some throttle on the downshifts.?. i think thats what id do to make it a smooth shift ..
Depending on the revs the gearbox will rev match (not blip) so you get a smooth downshift. This is generally only when you're pushing hard, not in traffic.

You can blip the throttle by giving the accelerator a stab on downshifts. I always do this in tunnels / any areas where the sound will echo.

Left foot braking would only really come in handy if you want to blip whilst braking. I've considered trying to give it a go but I think I'll be way to uncoordinated for it.
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