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Manual Transmission Videos

The following videos show the basics and some more advanced methods of driving a manual transmission. The vidoes are Copyright 2001, 2002,2003 by Greg Heumann, http://www.heumann.com.

 

1.Introduction

 

 

2. Proper Seating Position.

 

 

3. Gentle Launch - How to start when you're just relaxing.

 

 

4. Moderate Launch.

 

 

5. Aggressive Launch.

 

 

6. Upshifting, Part 1 - A discussion of the objective.

 

 

7. Upshifting, Part 2 - See it, hear what it should and shouldn't sound like.

 

 

 

8. Single clutch, rev-matched downshifts.

 

 

9. Double-Clutching

 

 

10. Heel and Toe, Part 1 - A discussion of the technique.

 

 

11. Heel and toe in action

 

 

12. Putting it All Together, Part 1 - A quick tour of a very short road.

 

 

13. Putting it All Together, Part 2 - A quick trip with launch, up and downshifts while pushing hard. Includes a demonstration of power-on oversteer, and the ease with which the M5 can be gathered back up, even with DSC off. Hint: watch it a second time and watch the keys for an indication of G forces.....



The following videos are provided by Sheehan Motor Racing, www.teamsmr.com. Copyright 2003, Gary Sheehan.
Lap of Sears Point during the season finale. Footcam in lower left corner.
Footbox video. Lap and a half of Sears Point.





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