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      08-13-2010, 10:39 PM   #45
GaryS
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Originally Posted by RPM90 View Post
I don't want to debate the issue, but clutch slippage and it's use is part of driving a manual. And, knowing how to use it is part of the interaction.
Using it correctly is a good thing. Best example is proper launch from standstill. Perhaps you don't like the term "slip"? We can use modulate.
However, proper modulation sometimes requires a proper amount of clutch slip.
Well I can admit that 90% of the clutch modulation I do is because of an imperfect rev match. So I missed a little and have to keep it smooth the second best way. That's a little less fun than nailing it perfectly, but still fun.