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Originally Posted by Tommy Z View Post
I wonder if there is a thread about how to prepare to drive a 911 for the first time?
915 gear box is more vague than the incredible bolt action rifle of modern Japanese gearboxes. You will get used to it on the first day. You can learn about rev matching if you've never learned that.

As for handling, unless you drive like a total A-hole on public roads like Magnus or some idiot teenager, you'll be fine. People used to warn about never lifting off the gas in a turn, but that is greatly exaggerated. You couldn't spin the car out on public roads unless you tried, and even then it would be very difficult. Since your wife is driving with you, you won't be doing any idiotic boy racer stupidity. You will probably be shifting at 3000 on public roads, like you would on a commuter car, but try shifting at 5800 where there are no cars around and you can maintain that speed after the shift.

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