Soft/Hard limiter





HillbillyTom

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Soft limiter stutters the ignition/motor and tells you thast you are close to the edge. Hard limiter shuts the motor off and tells you that's it, no more.
 

FloydV

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Thanks for that. I just recently realized there were two. Seems like hitting the hard limiter would be a nasty surprise.
 

FloydV

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One last question. When you say the hard limiter shuts the engine off, do you mean off until the rpms drop, or off until I push the start button?
 

Professor

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Soft limiter kills two cylinders, Hard limiter both.

The soft limiter is a big concern on bikes with Nitrous and Turbo bikes. Pulling the fuel to two cylinders can mean disaster.
 

Professor

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One last question. When you say the hard limiter shuts the engine off, do you mean off until the rpms drop, or off until I push the start button?
It will come back when the rpm drops.
 

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