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Old 03-22-2014, 07:49 AM
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Default Re: What more can I do (please read)

Originally Posted by Theon View Post
I was once told a VW motor could last 500 000 Km if you only rev it to 2000 RPM, for every 1000 RPM above that you halve the life expectancy of the motor.
So 3000 RPM lucky to get 250k Km
4000 rpm = 125k Km.
5000 rpm lucky to get 50 000 Km.
these motors are just the same, but there cheap!
I like to take mine up to 9000 RPM, But I don't care how long it lasts, Guaranteed It won't be doing 2000 miles before a tear down.
That's some great knowledge to know Theon

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