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oops rev limiter #320008 Nov 7, 3:29pm Nov 7, 3:29pm
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oops rev limiter
I accidently hit the rev limiter in my 00gts 6-speed while in second gear. I was there for maybe a half a second. Is this bad? or is it alright since its only at like 8500 and its the first time ive done it in 53k miles.

Re: oops rev limiter [Re: zynk] #320009 Nov 7, 3:32pm Nov 7, 3:32pm
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dont worry about it, thats the whole point of a "REV LIMITER" is so you wont blow the engine and over rev the engine. But in some cases when you mis-shift into a lower gear while going high speeds then you can say "OOOPS" and then slap yourself for being a noob slap

Re: oops rev limiter [Re: RookieGTS] #320010 Nov 7, 3:34pm Nov 7, 3:34pm
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first, the fuel cut off if as 8100rpm, at least thats where mine stops. and no, its not bad, the ecu basically cuts the fuel so it wont damage ur engine. but no its not bad, its there to protect ur engine.

Re: oops rev limiter [Re: stefanoc] #320011 Nov 7, 4:07pm Nov 7, 4:07pm
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Fuel cutoffs on all manual GTS' except 02 are 8350. 02 is 7800. Autos can go up to about 8000 in SportShift mode.

Re: oops rev limiter [Re: Blue_Bomber] #320012 Nov 7, 4:19pm Nov 7, 4:19pm
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Well put^^ except an 02' auto, which cuts off at 7,600

Re: oops rev limiter [Re: Rick] #320013 Nov 7, 4:45pm Nov 7, 4:45pm
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it's fine...it's there so you don't mess shit up


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Re: oops rev limiter [Re: VSGTS14] #320014 Nov 7, 5:25pm Nov 7, 5:25pm
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Wow... you've had the car that long and only now hit the limiter? How boring. tongue


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Re: oops rev limiter [Re: RevMonster] #320015 Nov 7, 7:00pm Nov 7, 7:00pm
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^^^ That's funny. Bouncing off the rev limiter isn't good, but better than messing things up. Like others have said.
I have seen videos of people bouncing off the limiter during a launch for timeslips and it hurts to see it.

Re: oops rev limiter [Re: RevMonster] #320016 Nov 7, 9:11pm Nov 7, 9:11pm
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Originally Posted by RevMonster
Wow... you've had the car that long and only now hit the limiter? How boring. tongue


yep you said it mr OC!! wave

Re: oops rev limiter [Re: RookieGTS] #320017 Nov 7, 9:18pm Nov 7, 9:18pm
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its ok to hit the limiter. cleans up all the carbon and engine build up. its good to hit it at least 2 times a month smile

Re: oops rev limiter [Re: RedSunCelica] #320018 Nov 7, 9:35pm Nov 7, 9:35pm
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Originally Posted by RedSunCelica
its ok to hit the limiter. cleans up all the carbon and engine build up. its good to hit it at least 2 times a month smile


really? i dont have a limiter cry its supposed to be at 5200 but i got to 7k then i stopped cause i got scared rofl


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