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Old 07-26-2002, 04:47 PM
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Default 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral..

when you turn off the car? i leave mine in 1st, i think its more safer that way.
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Old 07-26-2002, 04:51 PM
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (Razor)

Used to leave it in first, until I got my auto-start hooked up, now I better not leave it in first!


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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (rodrez)

i leave it in gear all the time. just incase the ebrake doesnt do its job.
also so that they cant cart it away, or start her up without the clutch.
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Neutral.
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Old 07-26-2002, 05:21 PM
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (Razor)

I leave it in neutral b/c the car I learned to drive on was an old Audi TQC, and the car started without requiring you to depress the clutch pedal. Therefore, you had to leave the car in neutral unless you engaged the clutch. As a result, I've been conditioned to leave the car in neutral since...
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (DunReit)

I leave it in neutral b/c the car I learned to drive on was an old Audi TQC, and the car started without requiring you to depress the clutch pedal. Therefore, you had to leave the car in neutral unless you engaged the clutch. As a result, I've been conditioned to leave the car in neutral since...
Ditto, '73 911 for me though....
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (TypeR895)

my car require u to depress the clutch to start,
my friends have switched the relay to disable it, but it reminds me to do it,
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my drums suck, shoes are almost gone, so unless i want my car rolling, I park it in first
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Old 07-26-2002, 05:35 PM
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (Razor)

I just put the E-brake on unless if I'm parked on a hill which rarely happens
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just ude the e-brake
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (broke1)

neutral....1st gear is for suckas!!!!!!
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (Razor)

neutral... it's the only way the turbo timer will work... LOL

I tried leaving it in gear one time with the turbo timer on... and i had to chase the car 16 blocks....
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (GSRwBOOST)

First gear.
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (GSRwBOOST)

neutral... it's the only way the turbo timer will work... LOL

I tried leaving it in gear one time with the turbo timer on... and i had to chase the car 16 blocks....
LOL.. picturing what you said.
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (GSRwBOOST)

neutral... it's the only way the turbo timer will work... LOL

I tried leaving it in gear one time with the turbo timer on... and i had to chase the car 16 blocks....
BWHAHAHAHAHA. I wish that had been cought on film.

btw. I leave mine in 1st and use e-brake, (can never be too safe when it comes to your car)
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (jthomas)

Neutral...otherwise Ill forget, start the car, let up the clutch and stall
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (newgsrdriver)

Neutral...otherwise Ill forget, start the car, let up the clutch and stall
same
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (Razor)

neutral because of the turbo timer. If it wasnt for that i would leave it in a gear.
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (RacerXI)

First gear.
same here
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (Razor)

1st gear. I might forget to put the car in gear or pull the ebrake but never both...
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Old 07-26-2002, 07:42 PM
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (Angry Joe)

My pops sometimes drives my car and he leaves it in first, I hate that, I almost hit the side of the house starting my car. I'm a neutral person.
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (Razor)

1st because they cant tow the car away
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (:hammer:)

Neutral w/parking brake at all times.

I have remote start, and I left it in gear the night I got it installed...Tried to show off to a friend and ended up running in to his house... It never gets left in first....NEVER...
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Default Re: 5-spd drivers: do you leave the car in gear or neutral.. (PeloTudo)

When my parking brake worked (have to redo some of the exhaust because the new tranny is preventing the PB from workin properly)
I would stop the car, push down the clutch, put on the PB, turn off the car, let it settle on the PB and then put it in 1st.

But with the 5-speed until i get the PB fixed, I put it into FIFTH!!!! (that way if im gonna put stress on a gear, why put it on the one i need to GET MOVING?!?!?! haha
If its in 5th at least if I ruin 5th from the stress i STILL HAVE 1st-4th that work )


When I DO get the PB fixed, Ill stop the car, put the clutch pedal to the floor, put on the PB, turn off the car, let it settle and then put it in FIFTH
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I leave it in first for uphill and level parking, reverse for downhill parking.
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