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Redline = rpm at which fuel cuts off (archive)

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Posted by automatically more on January 29, 2001 at 17:17:21:

In Reply to: Red Line Question, archives unavailable (m) posted by Simon K on January 29, 2001 at 15:51:03:

to keep engine from overreving under acceleration (won't do squat if you downshift at high rpm - then the engine will exceed the redline and probably damage valves, etc.) As for what is the "safest", how about 3k rpm?


1999 M3 Silver 20k + ECIS CAI
Have attempted archive search, but search engine crashes???
Anyway, question:
What is the "safest" red line rpm for changing gears?
My car seems to be pulling really hard at 6500rpm, no flat spot, just increased power up the rpm. So I change gears at 6500. (I seem to remember 6250 as max rpm, but I can't search the archives at the moment).
Thx in advance
Simon





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