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|3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.|
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| Originally posted by bitcore@Feb 4 2004, 08:24 PM |
I've done this way too many times when playing around in manual mode.
It doesn’t SHUT DOWN the engine like you would think that phrase means, it just kills the fuel input (or whatever it does) until rpm is in acceptable bounds and then resumes normal operation. When the limiter is doing its job, you should notice it right away. It gives you quite an uneasy feeling, sort of similar to what traction control feels like when it kicks in, but a little more violent.
<crazy>(Well, it makes me feel uneasy because my car is telling me “Hey I don’t like that, it hurts, stop it,” and we all know we dont want to hurt our own baby...)</crazy>
| Originally posted by Andrewsd1985@Feb 5 2004, 01:59 PM |
You shouldn't be going to the redline anyway, the optimal horsepower for the e36 is 5900 and you don't redline till 6500.
| Originally posted by schnitz@Feb 6 2004, 03:59 PM |
I agree. you shouldnt push the rpm to the limit if you want to have your car for a long time. 5500 should be fun enuff
| Originally posted by schnitz@Feb 7 2004, 09:02 AM |
have to pay for almost every little fun, hehehe.
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