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Got a quick question, How many of you power shift your RSX when at the track? meaning keep your right foot down the whole time just tapping the clutch in between shifts.
 

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If your good at it, and have sticky tires you bet it does. Simple math, there is less RPM drop, and no vaccume from the throttle plate getting snapped shut. W/ turbo you don't loose boost pressure and it really pays. I stress IF your good at it.
 

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I friend of mine does it in his 91 daytona and powershifitng he get's 13.9.14.1 when he lets off the gas between shifts he runs a 14.3-14.5 so that's almost a half a second. He does all four gears though.
 

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Different animal. If your friend lets up he drops a whole lot more RPM's than we do + he has a way longer shift throw. But point well taken. If you learn how to power shift the right way you should be faster.

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I never power shift....I dont see the need to do if you can shift quick enough.
 

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I don't think I've ever tried, I always though that it makes you miss gears or doesnt' allow it to go in the next gear when you're bouncing off redline.
 

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APEXI try power shifting it might improve your time lol and it has its benifits like your engine rpm wont drop as fast and shit i don't care how fast u think u shift powershifting is faster and more effiecent if u know how to do it and i power shift all the time and never hit the redline allenp its all about timing and i think my times speak for themselves with just my exhaust and ES mounts
 

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Ill give it a try, but i feel like i shift faster when i dont power shift:dontknow:
 

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now look at wut i said you have to get good at it first so your times might be the same until u get the feel of it and yes you will miss gears sometimes it happens:dontknow:
 

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not if u know wut ur doing and u don't drive normally going down the drag strip anyway if you call that normal driving ur doing something wrong. if your scared of breaking something u shouldn't be drag racing in the first place correct? the goal of drag racing is to get the fastest time out of what u have not to worry about breaking shit. if ya don't have the money to fix it maybe you shouldn't do it lol yall people crack me up i wanta race but i don't want to break anything lol listen to what u r saying
 
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