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  1. Mechanical Problems & Technical Chat
    So I've have my Si TFW sedan for about two months now and have surprisingly experienced something I've that's never happened in my 20+ years of driving. As a general rule, I use engine braking whenever possible, meaning I downshift and let the engine drop revs on it's own in each gear. A few...
  2. Drivetrain Problems
    I have always downshifted in my past manual cars to slow down, but it was brought to my attention that its easier to replace brakes than replace the transmission, clutch, flywheel, etc... What are your thoughts? How should we slow down in our Si's?
  3. Drivetrain Problems
    Anyone else notice that their automatic will kind of "clunk" down into 1st when you are coming up to a stop going pretty slow- or in a parking lot. Its not every time, but often enough that I notice it. Just wondering if it is normal for this transmission or if I should get it looked at. But it...
  4. Drivetrain Problems
    If I am slowing down, to about 10 mph or less, and need to accelerate quickly, the car will sometimes "stall" for about a second before it downshifts and takes off. The "stall" is not a true engine shutdown, but is a loss of all power. It happens almost always when I am turning left. It's not...
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