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Old 01-03-2016, 05:28 PM
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Default Re: Engine won't go past 30MPH

Originally Posted by Greg58 View Post
I'm no expert but the sprocket choice sounds like the problem, a 36 or even a 40 may put the rpm's in the pipes range to increase speed. What it will do is increase your hill climbing, some engines are better on top end than others.
I agree. When I slapped a 32T on my 36T performance build before I did more major mods the top speed actually decreased by 2 mph. It wasn't getting into the power band enough to maintain acceleration.
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