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LeeLee said:
On a steep hill, it is recommended that you set the car in 1st gear in addition to setting the parking brake. When parked on flat ground, set just the parking brake.
Ding ding. Me personally, Im gettin used to leaving it out of gear all the time. I plan to slap a remote start in. So far Ive only left it in once.
 

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Actually, the proper way to park on inclines and declines is:

If its incline, turn the wheel to the left. The rear of the wheel will be against the sidewalk.

If its decline, turn the wheel to the right. The front of the wheel will be against the sidewalk.

That is straight ripped off from the Colorado Motor Vehicle Permit Testing Handbook.
 

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Murrato said:
M3-GT said:
vaBooM said:
Actually, the proper way to park on inclines and declines is:

If its incline, turn the wheel to the left. The rear of the wheel will be against the sidewalk.

If its decline, turn the wheel to the right. The front of the wheel will be against the sidewalk.

That is straight ripped off from the Colorado Motor Vehicle Permit Testing Handbook.
Correct...same thing here.
Also incline leave in 1st and decline leave in reverse
You could.. but the handbook refers to an auto. Then it goes on saying it is exactly the same for manual. Assuming your handbrake is in good working order, you shouldnt have to leave it in any gear.

But if you pull up and the car moves forward slowly, slap it in gear.
 
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