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Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2000 13:47:44
Subject: Re: Tomos Mopeds 1995 to 2000 do not a a Electronic rev limiter in the CDI
From: Mike _____
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i can answer one question... the tachometer in their dash they are talkin
about is not the one on the website. I have purchased the one they use, the
Daytona Racing Tach, which goes up to 18,000 rpm.

>From: Marko
>Reply-To: moped@topica.com
>To: moped@topica.com
>Subject: Re: Tomos Mopeds 1995 to 2000 do not a a Electronic rev limiter in
>the CDI
>Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2000 11:22:42 -0700
> > >We have had several changes with ignition systems being switched and
>substituted in the factory without our knowledge. When assembling some new
>mopeds we called there importer and asked some questions about the new
>ignition systems and they did not even know of the change until we called.
> >Is there a possibility that some of the mopeds have the restricted CDI and
>some don't?
>I've been talking about this with the Tomos Service Department, and the
>guys
>said that it has a restrictor. This was apparently the No1 question from
>the
>service shops, as the engines were bogging down when revved unloaded, after
>they started mouning the CDI ignition back in 1995.. Then I talked to the
>R&D and they confirmed it, but warned that it is of a non-conventional
>type,
>as I have previously explained (doesn't cut out ignition) and works
>combined
>with the restrictive thermal unit.
> > >We responded to the restricted CDI (electronic module) as our hand held
>tachometer which counts the spark pulses directly at the spark plug and our
>direct connection in dash tachometer show no evidence of electronic
>restriction in the CDI unit.
> >I have seen the dash tachometer on your website, it only counts up to 8000.
>Which brings an interesting question of how you were able to measure the
>RPM
>over 8000 under load e.g. when driving- when you measured it with the hand
>held, did you just rev it up on the stand, or did you actually drive the
>thing around?
> > >We are not looking for 100% accuracy but can tell you these mopeds are
>performing well.
> >That's a very abstract statement. You have said in your previous post that
>you have achieved 50-55 mph top speed at revs of 8000-9500, but the actuall
>revs at that speed are 10000-11000. So what has been stated incorrectly on
>your part here, the RPM reading or the top speed?
> >list.


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