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Okay, I'm not claiming to be a budding F1 driver here or anything, but I do consider myself to be a decent driver with fairly decent fundamentals like heel-toe shifting. I can do it very smoothly with my other cars but for some reason in the SLK it almost always comes out sloppy and feels like I'm WAY overdriving the car - not smooth, silky and graceful like it's supposed to be. A lot of it seems to be the sensitivity of the brake pedal - it's very grabby and this tends to make the braking action a bit jerky (getting better w/ practice, but still very difficult to get "clean").

Suggestions? Thoughts?

Anyone else have the same problem?
 

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I don't have the problems you described with the brakes. MBCA racing rules require a brake fluid change within 6 months of an event. So I tend to have the brake fluid changed more often than the recommended 2 years.

Down shifting through the gears the rpm increase required is not the same between the different gears. This takes practice. I have the best peddle feel with my well warn SAS shoes.

Hope this helps. :cool:

Regards, John
 
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