Throttle Plate Control

Mike Wesley - SLIP mwesley at
Fri May 12 11:31:27 GMT 1995

On Fri, 12 May 1995, Craig Pugsley wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm currently designing a rev limiter that works by cutting out the
> spark when the revs exceed a certain limit. I was thinking of
> progressively cutting out more sparks as the revs go over a certain
> level to reduce power (eg at 7000 rpm) then all the sparks (eg
> 7500 rpm) IE:
I would cut fuel instead of spark (or at least both) if your going to be 
ramping the spark out. I'm assuming you're killing the spark instead of 
retarding it when your limiter is starting to come on. I tried this a few 
years back and blew a few mufflers off the car.
C & M Racing Systems

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