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Already in you OBD2 Bob, use SD92-147 to access. (archive)

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Posted by Your best friend Richard ///M3 on February 11, 2000 at 11:52:23:

In Reply to: Peak RPM Memory Device to Identify an Over-Rev posted by Bob ///M3 on February 11, 2000 at 10:53:11:

: I wonder how difficult it would be to come up with a means to determine the peak RPMs an engine has reached. This would be similar to what is offered by the aftermarket tachometer manufacturers with a peak hold option and re-set function.

: The unit could be installed under the hood and out-of-sight only to be checked if necessary to determine if an over-rev condition had been experienced. It could also be used to tell the owner how another driver had treated the engine; such as when the car is in for service/repair, valet parking, or when a friend or other family member drives it.

: With the electronic technology available today I would think this could even be done without the need to physically attach anything to the ignition coil, etc. Possibly only a loop type clamp or even nothing at all using proximity. It could be made to be temporarily installed and easily removed or permanately installed.

: I think it would be a great thing to settle the nerves.
: Would they sell like "hot cakes"?

: Any thoughts from you gurus out there?

: Bob ///M3




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