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Not hitting rev limit

Hi guys, my golf gti 8v is not reving further than 5100rpm can someone help me out here with the problem-(s), it feeels as if it aint getting enought fuel at times, starts fine everytime, sometimes hesitant on the throttle part opening, realy niggling me, replaced all service parts,
Coil pack
plugs
Leads
dizzy cap
Rotor arm
crank sensor
knock sensor

HHEELLLLLPPP.

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Hello there matey...I'v got a gti 8v anniversary!..it seems to have the same problem the day i brought it...some GTi's just do that...i have heard its got to do with the ECU..bringing fuel to the engine..they way i overcome the lag of a 8v was getting a Pipercross Viper induction kit!..I dunno if ur 4om england or america!?...here in england they retail for about £250.00!...but wooow! they make a different! the engine gets so much cold hair that it seems the pin is going to fly of! it flys past 5100 revs..and theres no lag!.. feels better than a 16v..also think of a ecotek valve made a alot of different even tho its used 2 M.P.G...
Good luck...
Godfather ;)

Posted on Jul 07, 2008

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