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Old 09-08-2004, 06:51 PM   #31
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That answers one question - my 90 SE came with GT +4 "H" rated tires and the cutoff is set to 125 mph. My guess is that a cutoff of 111 represents a car that came with * rated tires.

Q = 100mph U = 124
R = 106 H = 130
* = 112 V = 149
T = 118 Z = 149+
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We have a limiter!?!?!?!? Sorry man, 87-91'* don't know how to limit speed, we just go faster


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We have a limiter!?!?!?!? Sorry man, 87-91'* don't know how to limit speed, we just go faster
ditto

Getting the car back from the mechanic tomorrow, he said the rpm is about normal for that car.
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Glad to hear it man. Hope all is well in transmission land.


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SO technically it is possible to go 120 with a 3.33 right? Does that include that the tranny only goes into 3rd at WOT? Also, is there a chip available for the Vin C to get rid of the limiter?
Well I know it'* possible to go 120mph with a Vin C..... I've gone beyond that.
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How MUCH beyond that? Is this a feat that all SSE'* can achieve?
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How MUCH beyond that? Is this a feat that all SSE'* can achieve?
Here'* the setup.... long open divide highway.
No traffic... sunny day....
I'm not sure exactly how fast I was going.... my friend had his car upto 220kph and I past him. Mind you I didn't pass him very fast... but I passed him.
We weren't really racing.... just happened to both be pushing our cars really fast at the same time.
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I'm not sure exactly how fast I was going.... my friend had his car upto 220kph and I past him. Mind you I didn't pass him very fast... but I passed him.
We weren't really racing.... just happened to both be pushing our cars really fast at the same time.

hahahah...lol

btw:sweet passing
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Merlin what axel ratio do you have? and how did she handle at that speed?
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Merlin what axel ratio do you have? and how did she handle at that speed?
Hrm I'm not sure about axel ratio.... but she handled really well at that speed. Mind you this was a big open highway, but she took the turns just fine.
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