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Rev limiting rotor??

My '87 930 has a rev limiting rotor. I believe it is supposed to have a normal rotor.

Was this installed as an extra safety measure? Is there a way (other than redlining the engine) of testing the electronic cut-off to see if it has been disabled or is non-functional?

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Old 03-18-2007, 05:51 AM
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That part is correct for my '81 930, I don't see why it isn't the correct part for yours.

As for overriding that part it would have to be soldered together with a soldering iron by bridging the contacts together. Take a look, post a pic if you are not sure.
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Pelican catalog shows a non rev-limiting rotor for 86-89 930.

I'm wondering if I should use a normal rotor...........
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The only reason I can think of that you wouldn't want to use the rev limiting rotor (providing it would fit) is that I have heard that if you upgrade the ignition on my era of car the rev limiting device in the rotor can burn out. However it can be soldered up as I mentioned earlier for a quick fix to get the car running again.

Maybe the '86 on cars have a better ignition setup that burnt them out ? I doubt it though.

Why not send Pelican a PM or Email about this. Let us know the outcome.
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Fitting - New service kit.
Needs Fitting - Innovate XD-16 Kit, Kokeln IC. Stephen's K27 HFS, EVO Intake Assy & his Modded USA Fuel Head.

1983 UK 911 3.2 Carrera Sport Coupe. Black, Black Leather with Red Piping, Black Alloy Gear Knob, K&N Air Filter Element, Turbo Tie rods.
Needs Fitting - K&N CO Sensor, Round A/F Dial Gauge, Factory Short Shift Kit.

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