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The arbitrary maximum speed in rotations per minute (RPM) of an electric or internal combustion engine which is set by the manufacturer during engine development.

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what's the name of the sound cars and motorcycles makes during redlining?

when revving a car or a motocycle engine to a high rpm its starts to make a sound like (dun dun dun dun dun dunn) watch this video to understand what i mean(
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Will a Supercharger change the point at which an engine redlines?

My car has the factory dash display, and it shows the engine redlining at 6000 rpm. It is a 2010 Chevy Camaro 2SS/RS with a 6.2L V8. This car has also had a MagnaCharger Supercharger installed in it. ...
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honda cb400 super four speed/power issue

Firstly, I have checked a similarly titled post (Honda CB400 Super-Four - Power Issue) and their symptoms are different so it's not relevant to me. My bike is a '97 CB400SF, all stock except for ...
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Short shifting after full throttle

Other than normal wear and tear, are there any detrimental effects or added harm done to the engine by going full throttle in 1st and/or 2nd gear, then shifting up well before redline (say 4k rpm on a ...
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2015 Honda Fit iVTEC - Shifted into 2nd Gear at Highway Speeds

I was just driving on the highway and went to pass someone uphill, so I went to put it into 4th gear (from 5th or 6th). I somehow made the mistake of putting it into 2nd and the engine screamed and ...
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