Would a Bad Distrbutor limit your RPM's

Discussion in 'Fox 5.0 Mustang Tech' started by 94Silverbullet, Dec 9, 2003.


  1. 94Silverbullet

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    I only go to 4500-5000 RPM's

    thanks for all responses.
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    thats about it for the stock igniton system if you want more revs get a better igniton msd 6al and a chip to get rid of any possible rev limiter but that on a 5.0 is where all the power is around 5k on the other hand if you had a bad dis you would know trust me you wouldnt even make it to 5grand. GOOD LUCK
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    Not discounting what you're saying, but my car used to rev past 5000, now it's not. I've heard others say it should rev past 5000 also.

    Anyone else?
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    the car should rev right to the limiter at 6250....if its stopping before that then somethings wrong
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    if u have a stock coil id change that..its pretty cheao and even iif it isnt the coil its still good that it was changed.
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    Any idea what may cause that? Could it be the distributor?
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    you getting enough fuel?
    change filter lately?
    check injectors lately?
    seafoam it lately?
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    ***update***

    I changed the distributor and coil, and it's back to normal.

    Thanks for all the replies. :nice:
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