Do carbureted engines have a rev limiter?
For those who do not know, most (and i really mean most) of carburetted cars don’t have a rev limiter. Instead, the engine simply loses power via valve float and won’t rev any further.
Does it hurt engine to hitting rev limiter?
The rev limiter does not hurt your engine, but bouncing the car off the rev limiter continuously is not a good idea either. If you hit the rev limiter before you shift it slows your run and wastes fuel.
Does a bigger carburetor add horsepower?
A bigger carburetor has a bigger space that can help to increase horsepower by allowing more air and fuel to travel into the combustion chamber at once. More air and fuel in the combustion chamber means bigger combustion is generated. Thus, more horsepower.
Is there a rev limiter for a carburated engine?
It there a rev limiter that can be used with a carburated engine? An example would be to use an MSD box for your ignition. You can buy them with rpm pills or the newest ones have rotary switches. Mallory make one too. I have the 6AL in my roadster.
What is the performance distributors rev limiting module?
The Performance Distributors’ Rev Limiting Module offers high-dwell operation and provides outstanding performance, just like the company’s standard four-pin Dyna-Module. The kicker is, this HEI module incorporates a way for the user to limit engine RPM.
What is the difference between the redline and the rev limiter?
While the redline is the start of the engine speed zone in which it’s best not to spend too much time, the rev limiter is there to stop the engine speed extending beyond what other parts in the engine are physically capable of withstanding. One example is the valvetrain.
Can you get a soft touch carb with just the rev limiter?
Thanks to everyone who worked so hard to get the SEMA Bill passed. You can get an MSD Soft Touch for a carb that is just the rev limiter only. Works great. Shell Valley Daytona Coupe, (SOLD and thankful for it) 550HP 347, T56 Six Speed.