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Old 07-11-2002, 12:48 PM   #21
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I know there was a reworked Bonneville SSEi ('94 or '95 I think) that hit aroun 202 mph on the Bonneville salt flats!
The car, a modified 2000 SSEi, was the first front-wheel-drive, production, street-legal car to do so. Pontiac wrote up a press release about it. They claim to make over 600HP from the L67 powertrain!
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Old 07-11-2002, 05:32 PM   #22
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You might be right Teuobk. I could have sworn the write up I saw said it was like a '95 though. I saved a link to it but the link is now bad. The link went to some non-GM site. I did find this one however which has partly identical information (word for word) with different engine specs. It says they usead an Eaton blower not a Kenne-Bell and has 455 hp not 600 hp. Looking at the picture it is a 2000 Bonneville but why would GM post 2 different specs?

http://www.gm.com/company/news_event...pon001025c.htm
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The 455HP car must have been from a time before the 600HP version. The 455HP Bonneville only reached 195 mph.

Darn, "only" 195 mph
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Depending on the slope of the road, tail wind, passenger weight, etc..., I have had mine top at 112 (with passengers) to 115 (empty). I am running a fairly stock '95 SSEi. When I hit the governor at 115 it hits hard. @ 115 I can maintain speed with only 3400 RPM and about 4 PSI for boost. I know it could do around 140+.

I know there was a reworked Bonneville SSEi ('94 or '95 I think) that hit aroun 202 mph on the Bonneville salt flats!
Whats your original rating for tires? Mine does 120 and mine is a 93.
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Steve, can we not dig up old threads like this when there is a current thread running on the same subject? This gets very confusing, and splits the information into 2 current locations.

FYI, this is a VERY old thread.
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Bored, sorry......................
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I know I'm gonna get scolded for this but look at the date the thread was started...

Dec 31, 1969...

Sorry in advance...
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Yes, you are (scold).

There.

Since this post was created when the system clock was in default due to a crash, several members have broken the 150mph mark. Well, maybe not several. 4 that I know of. One of the green cars in my sig has gone 156mph, but let it be known that it was under CONTROLLED circumstances on a deserted stretch of old abandoned desert highway in eastern oregon. I had to drive up and back at 30mph for about 10 miles to pick my 'line' in order to miss any bad sections. I know 2000SilverBullet has also gone over 150, and a couple others.

Keep in mind this was over two years ago. While I'm curious to see how fast the Zilla is now at the top end, I have no desire to rip yet another *******-sized chunk of leather from the bottom of my seat. Once was enough, it was expensive to repair (and my doctor had a good laugh as he removed cowhide from my the next day).

Thread locked. Old post. REALLY old post.
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