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Re: RPM Limiter

>....... HOWEVER, with or without a rev-limiter, You still 
>are not making any power the higher up the tach you go, so why not save 
>your motor and leave the rev-limiter in place? I prefer the computer to 
>do the "looking" at the RPM's as opposed to watching the tach for 
>redline. I also use a shift-light tach that shines when I've reached the 
>peak in the horsepower curve  (shift point). 
I agree with the first part of what you say, in terms of power at the
flywheel. But here we are concerned with power at the rear wheels and
gearing plays an important part of the equation. You may be at peak hp at
5500 rpm, but the torque at the rear wheels may be greater at something
above that than would be in the next gear. Did I say that right? 


bbell@csn.net (Bruce Bell)