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Default OT: Manual or automatic gearbox? and XC60 opinion...

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Andy Burns wrote:
NY wrote:

"Andy Burns" wrote in message
Dave Plowman wrote:

Those who insist on only using one foot with an auto are just making
for themselves. Although left foot braking does take a bit of practice.

I occasionally drive other peoples' manual cars, don't want to train
my feet that way ...

Using your right foot only is no more work for your right foot than
driving a manual.

That's what I do.

What I don't want to do is train my left foot to do braking, too much
potential for ****-up.

Oddly, when most first try it, they find they start off braking too hard.
Because with a clutch you slap it down and release gently - rather the
reverse of braking.

*Learn from your parents' mistakes - use birth control.

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