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      06-17-2021, 11:34 AM   #1
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Just wondering if anyone's tried this?
Looks interesting, although not crazy about splicing wires under my dash..

https://www.auto-blip.com/contact-us/
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Personally, I never understood why anyone would want auto-anything in a manual car. You bought a manual car for a reason. If you don't already know how to heel-toe, learn it - it's part of the process that makes owning a manual car appealing. I'm still not perfect at heel-toe after driving all these years, but I continue to practice it whenever possible and that's part of the charm of driving a manual car - you get to control it as you want. Otherwise, it's just a mechanical exercise for your left foot and at that point, you mind as well go buy a dual clutch - JMHO.
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Been running thier system for 2 seasons.. absolutely love it. Amazing for on track, absolute nightmare if engaged on the road.
Xmetal is right though, if yours isn't a race car, this does not belong in your car, if it is a race car, it can shave seconds off your track times.

Thier spiel about this though is mostly horseshit about the wear bit.

"AUTO-BLiP reduces mechanical wear and tear on manual transmissions and improves vehicle stability when downshifting gears."

Again, if yours is a track car, I can easily recommend, if you do a track day now and then, stay as far away from this as possible.

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yeah the sales pitch is cheesy(lol)

I only do a few hpde's a year so I probably won't pursue it, but it looked interesting.

Not ready to give up 3 pedals(yet).
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yeah the sales pitch is cheesy(lol)

I only do a few hpde's a year so I probably won't pursue it, but it looked interesting.

Not ready to give up 3 pedals(yet).
You'll still use 3 pedals, just not the same way. The learning curve is quite steep.
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