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Re: Is it over-rev ??? Help ! (archive)

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Posted by johnW on January 04, 2000 at 20:35:51:

In Reply to: Re: Is it over-rev ??? Help ! posted by TwistyM3 on January 04, 2000 at 17:15:23:

: Don't quote me on this, but I believe I've heard/read that anything over 7,200 is considered an over rev. You were well under the redline so I don't think there'd be anything to worry about.
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You can't over-rev on acceleration because of the rev-limiter. It is only when the car speed is over 65 m/h, and there is a shift to 1st or 2nd...in this case, the rear wheel speed via the lower gear carries the engine to over 7200 rpm, now pistons hit valves...rev-limiter in this instance is useless.





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