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Manual Gear Changing

Discussion in 'Project CARS' started by Ian Cameron, Sep 12, 2015.

  1. Does anyone have the same problem as me?
    When I spin off and come to a stop, In most cases the engine cuts out. To restart it I have to select neutral press the button on my wheel to start the engine. (set to auto start in settings).
    In order to continue I have to then select 1st gear with the gear shifter then I can go back to using the paddle shifters, this is costing me a great deal of time and end up being last. Same thing happens on the starting grid I have to start with gear shifter to start then I can use paddles.
    Is this normal or is there some setting to change this.
    I have a G27
    settings are separate pedals, manual gear change.
    Would appreciate some help with this, as I do spin off a lot.
  2. ouvert

    Premium Member

    press clutch so your engine doesn`t stall when you spin .. and as long as you are on clutch there is no need for netural for starting engine if it stalls .. just drive it like real car and you`ll be fine (with heel and tow as extra as you probably don`t use that in your every day driver :) ) ...
  3. I have a T100 and also have set to auto start and use only manual gears. I do not seem to have that problem when I spin out occasionally. To reduce the likelyhood of a spin, you might want to slow down the downshifting, make the gear slightly taller, or adjust the brake bias forward gradually. Oh, I just realized that you are probably using a PC given that you have a G27. Perhaps someone with a PC can answer better,. I have a PS4.
  4. but why when driving a car that is paddle shift do I have to start a race using the gear lever before I can then revert back to using paddle shift.
  5. Thanks guys seems using clutch is the answer when starting a race with paddle shifts
  6. ouvert

    Premium Member

    or just use autoclutch (can be assigned to button on keyboard or wheel for paddle shiffter
  7. Jake Fangio

    Jake Fangio
    Please don't rain pleeaassee don't rain

    You need to enable Auto clutch.
  8. CCL71

    Premium Member

    Clutch usage depends on the type of car you're driving. If you're driving a race car with a sequential transmission, you will need to use the clutch to start and perhaps when downshifting if you're not blipping the throttle. And just like in a real car, if you spin and come to a stop without the clutch engaged, the engine will cut off. If you're in a car with a full dual clutch system then you don't need the clutch at all. It all comes down to knowing the car you're driving.. Or just use auto clutch. :)
  9. Thanks will try auto clutch to be honest was not aware of that setting
  10. ouvert

    Premium Member

    You can map it to button or key and turn it on and off depending what car/gearbox you are driving
  11. My wheel set does not have a clutch. My Formula A car does not need it!:D