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8000rpm on a stock 96 cobra?

Old 08-28-2004, 10:25 PM
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Default 8000rpm on a stock 96 cobra?

I missed my gear the other day and looked at the tach and i was clearly buring 8krpm..i thought that the fuel was supose to shut off at 7200?And you know how they are supose to shut off at 155mph?..well mine doesnt..anyone know what might be going on with it?..i bought it used..could someone put some kinda chip in it or something?
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Old 08-29-2004, 12:15 AM
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YES! Ford Racing Performance parts sells what is called an rpm extender that lets you bump up the red line fuel cut back and also raise other limits built in by the factory and the aftermarket is full of chip makers and dyno tuners who can do the same thing for it.
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Old 08-29-2004, 01:13 AM
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dang...that sounds dangerous to me.....that might damage your engine....I would get that fixed.
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