Originally Posted by N_350Z
Has anyone accidentally down-shifted instead of up? It's not a very pleasant experience. I went back down to first instead of going up to third once. I almost smacked my head on the steering wheel.
No, but in an old car where the doohickey that prevents you from accidentally engaging reverse gear was badly worn & I dropped into reverse at 40mph
, that was spectacular!! gears stripped out, gearbox locked solid & about an inch of stinking rubber left on the highway, there were no "boy racers" in those days, but my mishap sure made it look like it, WOW!!