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      08-06-2011, 12:52 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by KGB7 View Post
Its protecting it self from light load.

Uh.. yeah actually. Engines are designed to be load bearing. Revs cutout as a safety mechanism. For example, in the E46 M3 you couldn't rev past 6000 in neutral even if it was warm, and that was supported in the owners manual.
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