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View Poll Results: How Fast
Between 130 & above 20 54.05%
Over 100 17 45.95%
I always do the speed limit 1 2.70%
Too scared to drive 0 0%
My Bonneville 10 27.03%
Another Car 8 21.62%
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Old 01-12-2010, 11:53 PM   #31
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well...

115 in the bonneville (had it'* then-owner in the car and she was freaking out)
108 in my 2000 Olds Alero (electronic limited)
176 in my dad'* '05 corvette on a back country road that had been just repaved
116 in my mom'* '06 Torrent (electronicaly limited) on I-75 passing an idiot who was playing games with me.
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105 in 01 Bonnie on I-35
260 KPH in a testorsa On Germany'* Autobahn back in 93
-40 in a ford escort in 89
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105 in 01 Bonnie on I-35
260 KPH in a testorsa On Germany'* Autobahn back in 93
-40 in a ford escort in 89
Minus 40 How'd you do that?
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Awww.. c'mon boats don't count too much area not so much risk!
I dont know about that! I mean hit a wave at a wrong angle or turn to sharp on a boat at those speeds you can tip those easy! Or boat even at about 50 can get a little skiddish turning quickly Boats are jst like cars... Gotta be careful
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2005 Honda VTX1800 = 130
I can't imagine the pain if you would have hit a June bug at that speed


ok me...


1995 Bonneville 105
1998 SSEi 136
2007 Vulcan 100 is all I'll do on a motorcycle
1986 Cutlass 150
1970 Chevelle SS 145
1986 Dodge Omni GLH....lol....135...the speedo buried than started to go around again.
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Hey question for you people... Definatly you Todd.. Since u did jst post about a 98 SSEi.. Hows is your limit set so high stock? Or did you tune it that way? I mean my governer checks in at 110 (man does it hurt when the engine just drops out suddenly) lol
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Minus 40 How'd you do that?
prolly in reverse
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prolly in reverse
LOL!!! i was thinkin the same thing.
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Well it could have been in reverse, but it was a joke or a testiment on how slow those escorts would go back then....I mean comon didn't they have a 2 cylinder engine or something. LOL
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Or did you tune it that way?
yep...miss that car
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