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 Post subject: Rev limiter
Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 7:06 pm 
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at what revs is the factory rev limiter set to on an EB? my EB is dual fuel so i assumed it didn't have one due to the gas. but last night i believe i hit a limiter. so i was just wondering

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 Post subject: Re: Rev limiter
Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 7:20 pm 
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Rev limit is set at 5000rpm & fuel cutout is 5400rpm. The rev limit was increased to 5700rpm with the EF/EL. These specs are for stock engines.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Rev limiter
Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 7:23 pm 
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i'm guessing it was fuel cut out then. started "popping" at 5400

 

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 Post subject: Re: Rev limiter
Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 7:27 pm 
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Was the car running on petrol or gas at the time?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Rev limiter
Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 7:29 pm 
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petrol.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Rev limiter
Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 8:57 pm 
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Looks like the fuel cutout is the cause. Do you push the rev limiter much? I've seen a couple of engines with conrods through the block from over-revving.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Rev limiter
Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 9:01 pm 
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nah i don't. it doesn't have a rev limiter i guess seeings as it freely went to 5400.

i just did a 3000rpm clutch dump and it spun (of course) and went right up to 5400 then started popping, so i snagged 2nd cog

 

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 Post subject: Re: Rev limiter
Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 9:22 pm 
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my old ef bush basher would smash on the fuel cut all the time, good old italian tune haha
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 Post subject: Re: Rev limiter
Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 9:25 pm 
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WILDEB wrote:
nah i don't. it doesn't have a rev limiter i guess seeings as it freely went to 5400.

i just did a 300rpm clutch dump and it spun (of course) and went right up to 5400 then started popping, so i snagged 2nd cog


clutch dump or clutch slip? lol
be careful what you say to the copper.
and is that exhaust smoke.. :lol:

 

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