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Old 06-11-2008   #16
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Re: Right or Left?

All ways right driving an automatic or manual
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Re: Right or Left?

So I am the only person it the whole world (well, FF at least) who left foot brakes?? My left foot gets bored ****less doing nothing in an auto.

Looks like Im going to have to eat humble pie on the weekend when I tell the bloke that I am wrong, it isnt the best way to drive

Oh well, Im still gonna do it
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Looks like Im going to have to eat humble pie on the weekend when I tell the bloke that I am wrong, it isnt the best way to drive
or you could bribe a mod to fake the poll results
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Re: Right or Left?

When I drove an auto I used right foot breaking, which just seems normal to me. I've tried using my left foot in my car before (manual) and it scared the **** out of me. Pressed it nearly to the floor xD
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or you could bribe a mod to fake the poll results
Pffft, what am I going to bribe you with? Bunny pie? (please dont kill me )
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Re: Right or Left?

surely the only time you need to left foot break in a car is while on a track/rally and on rear wheel drive cars where you can keep the power on and brake?

I tried it on the road once... almost went thru the windscreeen. altho I did it on a autosolo once by mistake and it can help
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Re: Right or Left?

Right foot, just like you would in a manual.

I can't stand people that left foot brake auto's and always have their foot resting on the brake just enough to have the brake light on all time.

Quote Originally Posted by bludvl_x19 View Post
So I am the only person it the whole world (well, FF at least) who left foot brakes?? My left foot gets bored ****less doing nothing in an auto.
I usually avoid this problem by not driving autos.

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Re: Right or Left?

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Right foot, just like you would in a manual.

I can't stand people that left foot brake auto's and always have their foot resting on the brake just enough to have the brake light on all time.



I usually avoid this problem by not driving autos.

Troy.
My foot doesnt rest on it, its just ready to brake.

And hardy har har, so do I, but Fiat reliability usually means I am
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I tried it on the road once... almost went thru the windscreeen. altho I did it on a autosolo once by mistake and it can help
same happened to me with a manual theres simpley not enouth controll
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Re: Right or Left?

I right foot in both my Manual and Auto Panda.

Isnt that how it's suppost to be done?

Can buggar up powdered clutches if you left foot brake and have your foot on both pedals at once
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Re: Right or Left?

in both manual and automatic the correct method is right foot braking only.

left foot braking is only a trick that is used to allow you to control both the brake and accelerator at the same time. it should only be used when appropriate, which is really only when trying to corner as quickly as possible and you need to quickly adjust the loading. in normal driving it should never occur, and there is no benefit to doing it.

in theory on an auto it doesnt really matter which foot you brake with as long as you never press both pedals at the same time, but left foot braking would still make you fail your test, and it is well known for seriously overheating and damaging the brakes if you do have a habit of double pedaling.
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Def Right foot, tuck the left leg out of the way or use the foot rest if you have one.



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Re: Right or Left?

your foot naturally will press the clutch down hard (with left foot) and do the brake dependig on the breaking distance so i would say right (i have never driven a manual)

i tried breaking with my left as a test and it stopped very quickly lol as my left foot is used to slamming down the clutch
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Quote Originally Posted by Mikeee View Post
(i have never driven a manual)
Drive an auto Punto do you. never knew that. Learn something new everyday
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Re: Right or Left?

right foot, auto or manual
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