Trying to learn to use the paddle shifters.

Discussion in 'Project CARS 1' started by USMCinfinity, Aug 21, 2016.

  1. USMCinfinity

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    So, upshifting is not a problem obviously, but when should I downshift and HOW should downshift? During corners I either come to a complete stop or go into the dirt.
     
  2. fumanchu11

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    As a fellow jarhead, let me just start by saying... Come on man. If you can use any other shifting type, you should have no problem. It's just a sequential shifter on the wheel you use with your hands. Listen to the RPMs. You can bang the downshifts a little to help slow the car, but you can't over do it, just like any other shifter type.
     
  3. USMCinfinity

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    What? Are you somehow saying its the same as automatic? Because nowhere did I make mention of any other shifting type as I don't drive stick.
     
  4. Ledbetter

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    Practice, practice, practice each track to learn how many downshifts are necessary at each corner. Make sure your tranny is tuned correctly.
     
  5. fumanchu11

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    Ok, well listen to your RPMs. Don't let them get too high, and certainly don't hesitate too much and bog it down. And as Ledbetter said, practice. :tup:
     
  6. Ledbetter

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    You will turn faster laps using manual transmission. It's easy once you get used to it.