View Single Post
      01-30-2013, 05:36 PM   #19
DallasBoosted
Captain
DallasBoosted's Avatar
11
Rep
864
Posts

 
Drives: '08 E92 335i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Dallas

iTrader: (3)

Garage List
2008 BMW 335i  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by ortho281 View Post
Thanks! I have tried that, but I brake like a grandma on the street and as a result cannot reach gas pedal to blip throttle. I'm a little rusty, because it has been over a month since my last HPDE.
Same issue here... when you are braking hard the brake pedal is lower and so the gas pedal is reachable. It's pretty hard to do it properly if you are braking softly.

I sometimes come screeching into stoplights and such just so I can practice. Not that its a good idea...

You can also get pedal covers/replacement pedals that make the gas pedal much easier to reach.