That's.... debatable, especially when launching the car.I learned how to drive manual incorrectly...I changed how I drive mid was through my first clutch...too late tho. Yes, it is true that launching the car causes the most stress on the weakest point, which in this case is your clutch. Mine was covered, but the bill was for about $1k
Do elaborate a bit if you don't mind. What specifically were you doing that was incorrect? I only ask in case anyone reading this thread is doing the same thing without knowing it (myself included). I taught myself to drive a manual on my civic and I didn't realize I was doing things incorrectly until very late in that cars life (using the clutch to maintain on hills, using the clutch as a brake at times by pumping it, etc). Lucky for me I realized the issues before I bougth the WRX.I learned how to drive manual incorrectly...I changed how I drive mid was through my first clutch...too late tho.
Using the moment of inertia of the flywheel to slow the car.what is engine braking? I was looking into it before and getting really unclear information.