when you get in the car make sure the handbrake is on and all the doors are closed properly.
- The seat is in the best position, and you can reach all the controls.
- the head restraint is set correctly.
- set the mirrors, centre 1st then door mirrors
- check gear lever is in neutral ?
starting the engine
- Switich on ignition lights turn the key 1 more position
- release the key as soon as the engine begins running other wise the
- starter could be DAMAGED.
- the engine should now be idling ( ticking over)
set the gas at a lively hum about 1500rpm.
press the clutch all way down palm the gear lever into first slowly bring clutch up till the
bonnet rises slightly engine hum/reves dip slightly the biting point.
now look over left shoulder to check blind spot then road ahead then centre mirror then
right shoulder to check the right blind spot signal if a necessary timing
of any signal is very important.
if its safe lift hand brake slightly and press button in and make sure you
let the handbrake all the way down.
look round again if necessary the car should be moving now it may necessary to let the
left pedal (clutch) up about the thickness of a pound coin and press gas about the same
do not let the clutch up quickly you might stall
as the car moves press gas gradually more and let the clutch up all the way slowly and
turn the steering wheel slightly to the right to move the car awayn from the curb
don't signal move out regardless
don't sit there with a signal showing if you can't move off safely
always check alround before moving off
only signal if someone will benefit from
the signal don't rush
check you centre mirror first then your left door mirror to see what's behind you and
the side of you decide if you need to signal ease off the gas the car will start to slow
down slightly steer to the left now slightly press the brake and press the clutch all the way
down quickly to stop the engine stalling
keep both foot on the the clutch and the foot brake now press the button in the
handbrake and pull it up and let the button out now gently put the gear lever in neutral
and take your foot off the pedals slowly