Sure. Pushing the shifter against first gear with the clutch out toasts the synchro in short order. AMHIK. Not a good plan at all.
Your a little personOriginally posted by doNna@Jan 16 2006, 01:44 PM
so that's what exactly happens when I hear the grinding noise...
I'm sort of on the shorter side here (5'2) and I occasionally grind the gears when I'm not wearing heels, and not press down the clutch all the way.
i know, i was just kidding. im not very tall myself lolOriginally posted by lo bux racer@Jan 17 2006, 09:13 PM
Little person - the term I use for people under 5 years old.
If you break 5', you're not short, you're in the normal range.
OK, so I'm 6' 2", but I've dated a fair number of women at 5' 2"...nothing wrong with that IMHO.
I actually like the back seats. Maybe it's cuz my head doesn't touch the top of the hatch when I sit, but, haha.Originally posted by basilisk4+Jan 18 2006, 06:41 AM-->QUOTE (basilisk4 @ Jan 18 2006, 06:41 AM)<!--QuoteBegin-doNnaAs long as I stay out of the back seat, I'm comfy.@Jan 17 2006, 11:41 PM
but yeah, i can't really imagine someone big riding the tC.[/b]
can you repost those pics? having problems with my '05 popping out of 5th gear and need to know which synchro ring to buy (positive it's the synchro ring) but when I clicked on your Flicker link it was gone...The grinding noise is the teeth on the dogs getting gnashed by the splines on the synchro hub outer ring. Click here for pics of synchro hub outer ring, synchro, and dogs on the gear. The pointed things from the top are hitting the pointed things in the middle causing the noise you hear.