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Old 03-04-2003, 11:06 PM   #11
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well every tuesday and wednesday night i take a 60 minute drive, there and back. So i have AMPLE opportunity to mess around with my car because there is noone on the road except for about 5 other people. I also always get at least one person every trip who wants to mess around at a light.

Tonight i took a Camaro and i will talk about that in the kill section.

Also tonight i gunned it a bit. It affirmed what you said, it goes to 4700RPM and then right then it cuts down. I also found out the Bonne has 5 gears, WOOT! I got up to 108 and I could still feel the engine pulling for more speed, i had to back it off because i was coming up on more urbanized areas.
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Old 03-04-2003, 11:36 PM   #12
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I also found out the Bonne has 5 gears, WOOT! I got up to 108 and I could still feel the engine pulling for more speed, i had to back it off because i was coming up on more urbanized areas.
Common Misconception... I"ve done it when I first got into cars too.. 4 gears with overdrive ( Solenoid lock of the torque conveter ).. hee hee.. but yes.. it'* amazing how fast you'll go on WOT and all of a sudden just when you think you're toppin up... WAM.. the solenoid locks in and it feels like you have another gear to keep going faster..
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Your PCM has you speed limited to 128 mph.
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lol top speed of 128? I can deal with that.

What'* the PCM? (Could be a dumb question once i figure out what it stands for)
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Powertrain control module. Computer. Brain. Factory limited to the speed rating of the tires the car shipped with. H rated tires at 130. GM'* way of not having to accept liability for a stupid Bonneville nut having a tire blow at high speed. Lucky for us, we haven't blown a tire over 130 yet!
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