Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Monday September 22, 2014
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
Vancouver Impreza Club
Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences Home Registration is free! Visit the NASIOC Store NASIOC Rules Search Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Calendar Archive NASIOC Upgrade Garage Logout
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC Chapters > Vancouver Impreza Club Forum -- VIC

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-15-2002, 07:28 PM   #1
Parousia
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 24252
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Vancouver BC
Vehicle:
05 Legacy GT LTD
Satin White Pearl Wagon

Default REV limiter?

Was going through an intersection a couple of days ago and I almost got hit by what looked like a 1 ton truck, but it had the same colors as a firetruck, and it had lights but no siren.....

Anyway I gunned the car (was still in first) and my revs must have gone over 6k because as I turned the car slowed a bit untill I was under the 6k limit again.

1. Is this a rev limiter? (if not have I hurt the car at all?)

2. What kind of damage will I do to my car?

Parousia
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Parousia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2002, 08:31 PM   #2
Avenger
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 1234
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Vehicle:
2000

Default

Yes, there is a rev limiter, it should kick in about 6200 to 6300 rpm.
Avenger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2002, 09:01 PM   #3
Sam_P
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 17036
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Coquitlam
Vehicle:
2002 Impreza 2.5RS
Black

Default

Yes, if you hit the rev limiter, you will feel a momentary loss of power (to let the revs drop), as you have described.

Don't worry, no damage done AT ALL. That is the limiter's purpose.

I know people who hit their limiters regularly just from hard driving.
Sam_P is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2002, 12:02 AM   #4
ashtaron14
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 4674
Join Date: Mar 2001
Vehicle:
2004 Toyota Vitz
Black Black Black!

Default

My max rev, according to my Apexi RSM, is 6480 rpm... that's as high as it'll let me go on my 02RS

Sunny

TMR: you can find it at Technik Motorwerks

Last edited by ashtaron14; 11-16-2002 at 02:30 AM.
ashtaron14 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2002, 12:31 AM   #5
tmr
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 1744
Join Date: Jun 2000
Chapter/Region: VIC
Location: Vancouver
Vehicle:
'11 STi
Fuscia

Default

RSM - Rimjob Simulation Module?

Where would I find one of those? Christmas is coming, and I want to get Kevin something to practice on.

TMR
tmr is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
07 stage 2, ecu limiting boost 8-7 psi after hitting rev limiter Varanont Factory 2.5L Turbo Powertrain 25 09-26-2007 02:27 PM
Rev limiter crazy? car revs att 5k!! Stealth_RS Normally Aspirated Powertrain 14 04-13-2006 08:58 AM
rev limit, launch rev idea.... 80884 Proven Power Bragging 49 06-24-2004 08:29 PM
Car feels like it hits the rev limiter when it's not hitting the rev limiter Tainted Transmission (AT/MT) & Driveline 21 01-09-2002 12:21 PM
('93-'01) What kind of Rev limiter? Layman Impreza Forum 5 05-19-2001 12:27 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:18 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2014 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2014, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.