5 Bad Manual Transmission Habits

A good post below, shared by a reader, from www.gtspeed.us, about the manual transmission, and how not to drive one.

For experienced manual transmission drivers, this video acts as a bit of a check-list. Maybe you’ve just got one or two bad habits, and this video may serve as a good reminder. If you’re learning to drive a manual transmission, keep these tips in mind, for extra long life of your transmission and associated components. Best time to nip a bad habit is before you start it, after all.

Personally, tip #2 was a good reminder for me. It’s also a good reminder of how the manual transmission works, and gets into the mechanics and inner workings of the gearbox to help explain why.

Check out the video below, and click this link for a comprehensive and illustrated look at how transmissions work.


And don’t miss this list of badass rides that only came with a manual transmission!