[Vwdiesel] Injection pump rev limit - vanagon vs rabbit

LBaird119 at aol.com LBaird119 at aol.com
Wed Jun 12 17:23:47 EDT 2002

In a message dated 6/11/2002 1:29:04 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
jon.sykes at ps.ge.com writes:

> I was wondering why the rev limit on the 1.6NA vanagon is supposed to be set
>  to 4800 rpm but 5200 rpm in the Rabbit?  Seems that it'd make sense to have
>  the extra revs in the van right?
  The redline is set with no load.  In other words in neutral, etc.  With
in mind and the heavier weight of the Vanagon, perhaps it's so that the
Vanagon engine doesn't get "too much" fuel and exceed maximum EGT.
Just a guess.

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