Just curious, this car is the MOST FINICKY car to back up/drive in reverse!
I find that it doesn't seem to like it if you use ONLY the clutch to back the car up and the engine tends to want to bog down/stall (so you instinctively push the clutch back in and the engine recovers and revs a bit on it's own until it settles back to idle)
Every time i'm trying to slowly back into a parking spot, I have to fight with it to keep it from stalling, but also to have it drive smoothly.
What is going on here? I don't want to have to give it much gas when backing up (since it's such slow speed, I shouldn't really HAVE to...)
Plus, it's not like i'm backing up a hill or anything, why is this car so FINICKY!!??
I've owned FIVE other cars that were stick-shift and have been driving stick as long as I've had my licence (with the exception of the couple years driving Chargers) and EVERY other car backed up NO problem with JUST the clutch and MAYBE a little bit of throttle, it seems just this fat Challenger is giving me trouble!
What's going on here???
Also, anyone else notice that when your transmission/engine is cold, when you drive in 1st and 2nd the car kinda bucks a bit when applying smooth throttle (such as when driving up the street after backing out of my driveway)
If I really give 'er it'll accelerate smoothly but if i'm just lazily sauntering up to the speed limit it kinda drives like Vrroo-uh-oooo-uh-oooo-uh-oooooom...