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    Using left foot to brake while downshifting is a marvel with PDK

    If you just keep your right foot slightly on the throtle and use left foot to brake while downshifting, it makes that beautiful "bleep" sound... I just love it Smiley I´ve been using this technic alot lately, it doesn´t offer you any special advantge apart from that "bleep" terrific sound from the engine, but in long term I suspect it might be heating my clucth, because some times I use it so much, I can feel clucth smell after parking the car. Will have to slow down a bit this trick if I want to keep PDK in good health Smiley

    Does any of you makes it too?

    J.Seven


    Re: Using left foot to brake while downshifting is a marvel with PDK

     Yes, I used to do it also , but  I kind of forgot about it lately , as I requires much more concentration then driving normally 


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     997.2 C2S, PDK, -20mm


    Re: Using left foot to brake while downshifting is a marvel with PDK

     Why would it heat the clutch more than normal driving?  I suspect many downshift while braking. It is normal procedure because you do not want to be in higher gear at a lower speed.


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    Re: Using left foot to brake while downshifting is a marvel with PDK

    I think he is not refering to the downshifting while braking itself but the "keeping the right foot on the throttle slightly" as he downshifts and brakes, which causes the rev blip he describes.


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    Re: Using left foot to brake while downshifting is a marvel with PDK

    Carlos from Spain:

    I think he is not refering to the downshifting while braking itself but the "keeping the right foot on the throttle slightly" as he downshifts and brakes, which causes the rev blip he describes.


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    J.Seven


     
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