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Originally Posted by matt_dci View Post
Snap!! Find myself doing this quite a bit Get as far as dipping the clutch and moving the gearlever before realising And I'm on my second 6 geared car!!

I've even, whilst driving my partners 5 speed Micra at 70ish, tried changing into 6th Must've scared the crap out of the guy behind as I flashed the reverse lights at him
Most '3 up 3 downs' have a mechanism to stop you going from 5th into reverse, but it doesn't stop you going from 4th or 3rd.

I inadvertently tried to select reverse at 70-ish on the motorway in a rental Focus a few months back. It made a very interesting noise
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