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Not a good idea...use the tach (m) (archive)

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Posted by Matt D on October 28, 2000 at 08:34:02:

In Reply to: Rev limiter is a shift indicator, I use it often:) posted by Steve B. on October 28, 2000 at 07:47:32:

I agree with your comments to a point, but the rev limiter is NOT a shift indicator and you should not be banging into it on a regular basis. It is hard on the engine (notice how it sounds like it is misfiring?) and the engine is producing much less power during those moments on the limiter - not the fast way to go. Use the tach for your indicator. When I want to accelerate hard I begin my shift as the engine RPM enters the red slashed area on the tach. The shift is then completed at approximately the redline but without touching the limiter.


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