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Icon6 is there a red line

tooo these trucks , i ask this just i was wondering whats a safe RPM to gun it too 4 or 5 lol
this is just something i would like to know
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4-5k? I've had mine to 5500. But only because I was passing a semi before a lane ended on the mountain.
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ive hit 6 rallyin in the snow.... no knocks or ticks... but i dont plan on doing it agian
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ive hit 6 rallyin in the snow.... no knocks or ticks... but i dont plan on doing it agian
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ive run mine right up to the rev limiter (6k approx) a few times without problems. i don't make a habit of it but it has been there
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More than likely Its going to hit a rev limiter before the redline and a automatic will shift before the redline...
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i've hit 6 with mine a few times. the auto shifts at 5700 to 5800 so thats what i figured was safe
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More than likely Its going to hit a rev limiter before the redline and a automatic will shift before the redline...
on the contrary i can over rev mine and i have an auto! if you don't have enough traction you can run the tach off the gauge..... and the tranny didn't shift till I got back out of it. and its alot easier to do in 4lo
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the only 2 times i hit the rev limiter i only did on accident, i let off before i looked down.

I know i had it up above 5 on multiple occasions.


but yes, every engine has a red line. haha
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the only 2 times i hit the rev limiter i only did on accident, i let off before i looked down.

I know i had it up above 5 on multiple occasions.


but yes, every engine has a red line. haha
and what was the limit 5 lol
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With a Bama Tune my truck will run the RPM's to around 6000Rpm's to 6500Rpm's when I nail it. The Neutral,Park Rev-Limiter set by him is 6500
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funny i was driving my truck tonight and was thinking how my truck didn't have an actual red line on the cluster then i come on here and read this thread lol
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funny i was driving my truck tonight and was thinking how my truck didn't have an actual red line on the cluster then i come on here and read this thread lol
i thought the same thingn that why i started this thread
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I don't plan on finding my rev limiter......no need to.

Sitting in a parking lot or at a red light, bouncing the tack needle off the red line is rice....end of story. If you're a young male between the ages of socially awkward and no common sense and drive a Civic......then you automatically fit into this category.
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I don't plan on finding my rev limiter......no need to.

Sitting in a parking lot or at a red light, bouncing the tack needle off the red line is rice....end of story. If you're a young male between the ages of socially awkward and no common sense and drive a Civic......then you automatically fit into this category.
x2 roflmao...
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Mine will go off the tach, I've taken it there more than required, no problems, it should be able to take it if the factory set the rev limiter there.
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How do you guys get it so high? With the skinny pedal on the floor I can only get it to 4500rpm.
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How do you guys get it so high? With the skinny pedal on the floor I can only get it to 4500rpm.
Manual transmissions. Ive been off the scale a bit. It looked like 6200 but the scangauge only showed 5800.
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I've had mine to 6500 at the drag strip, thats where my rev limiter is. It took some valve work to get it to safely rev to that though, before new springs the valves started floating much earlier.
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i've got up to 5000rpm before it changes a few times
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i think the 4.0 sohc is set to 6150 which i have hit multiple times becuase I seem to believe my truck is a race car and my buddies always get me going with their 91' civic si's

ford put the rev limiter there for a reason, hitting it wont hurt anything as long as your on top of regular maintenance which i am overkill on
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How do you guys get it so high? With the skinny pedal on the floor I can only get it to 4500rpm.
its called a lead foot and no mercy!!!! go on a gravel road and hit the floor it will make it off the tach.
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i hit the rev limiter in my 95 at 6k
i felt like second gear and i should spend more time together
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ive hit mine while stuck accidently a few times
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mine is limited to 97 mph and ive never seen my RPM go above 5500, 2008 model
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