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Hey I was just wondering how many people have been crazy enough to take their speed 3 to the limiter? And if so does the car feel solid or is 150+ a little scary? Just asking so I know what to expect if I get enough balls to take this baby up there some day. :lol:
 

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sorry havent been up to that speed yet - ive got it up to/around 142 and it started to feel a little light. At 125 its steady as a rock but as i got to 130-140 with the uneven road i was travelling on it didnt help so 150 mark should be easier enough (oh in a controlled environment of course)
 

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Not admitting anything, but I 'heard' it is really stable at 153 on I-95. Might have edged out the last two mph presumably if the driver didn't lose his nerve(nice flat straight was turning into uphill turn). After 145 it doesn't pull much anymore. I heard anyway. 8)
 

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[quote author=proclam link=topic=71423.msg1256045#msg1256045 date=1173364118]
Not admitting anything, but I 'heard' it is really stable at 153 on I-95. Might have edged out the last two mph presumably if the driver didn't lose his nerve(nice flat straight was turning into uphill turn). After 145 it doesn't pull much anymore. I heard anyway. 8)
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Yeah I heard that too :csweeney:

I heard that after 140 getting up to 155 is tougher than 100-130.
I heard the driver didn't have enough road to test it at full speed for long enough to see if there is indeed a limiter. Soon enough I'm sure he'll do it and I will post his vid here too.

Just stuff I hear about. 8)
 

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[quote author=peanutsparts link=topic=71423.msg1256141#msg1256141 date=1173367082]
I had the cruise on @ 110, for about an hour on HWy8. got a ticket from it. But the car felt solid.
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And you didn't go to jail?
 

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[quote author=tvissues link=topic=71423.msg1256191#msg1256191 date=1173368702]
naw i've heard his story before! lol jail time is out..... hundreds upon hundreds of dollar tickets are the in thing!!! lol wasn't like 800? lol shit!
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lol, yeah $877 to be exact.

I was in El Centro, coming back from AZ.
 

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[quote author=peanutsparts link=topic=71423.msg1256287#msg1256287 date=1173370857]
[quote author=tvissues link=topic=71423.msg1256191#msg1256191 date=1173368702]
naw i've heard his story before! lol jail time is out..... hundreds upon hundreds of dollar tickets are the in thing!!! lol wasn't like 800? lol shit!
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lol, yeah $877 to be exact.

I was in El Centro, coming back from AZ.
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Still it's better than going to jail. I can't believe they didn't take your car.
 

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[quote author=mndsm link=topic=71423.msg1256304#msg1256304 date=1173371146]
[quote author=peanutsparts link=topic=71423.msg1256287#msg1256287 date=1173370857]
[quote author=tvissues link=topic=71423.msg1256191#msg1256191 date=1173368702]
naw i've heard his story before! lol jail time is out..... hundreds upon hundreds of dollar tickets are the in thing!!! lol wasn't like 800? lol shit!
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lol, yeah $877 to be exact.

I was in El Centro, coming back from AZ.
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Still it's better than going to jail. I can't believe they didn't take your car.
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Hell yeah!

i would cried to see my MS3 ina impound yard!
 

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I already posted a thread about my findings and all the nannies freaked out and wouldn't shut the hell up, so I would expect this thread to end up the same way.

But if you are wondering I easily pegged it out.
 

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[quote author=TruboPower link=topic=71423.msg1256842#msg1256842 date=1173386390]
I already posted a thread about my findings and all the nannies freaked out and wouldn't shut the hell up, so I would expect this thread to end up the same way.

But if you are wondering I easily pegged it out.
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doesn't matter what forum u go to, there will always be nannies.


how did it fel at that speed? was it stable?
 

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I think it is well established that the car is capable of 150+ MPH.
I have no reason to doubt that so for me it is pointless (and stupid) to try it.
 

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[quote author=GT1 link=topic=71423.msg1256974#msg1256974 date=1173389708]
I have no reason to doubt that so for me it is pointless (and stupid) to try it.[/quote]

EASY ON THAT... no reason to make another thread go to shit.
 

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After 140 you need a lot of road to hit 155. It feels pretty stable, as much wind noise to me as it is at 110mph. Who knows how stable it is though. As many new cars now days feel stable due to noise reduction and other factors. It would be a very messy blowout.

It feels more limited by the engine itself rather then the computer; although we know the car hits it, it just really struggles at that point in its stock form. 155 seems to be more of an advertising feature.
 

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yeah my whole point is just asking to see if people have played with it at those speeds (and there are safe ways to experience it) and to get the perspective of how it feels at those speeds. thanks guys. I bet an intake and tbe would more than help reduce that long stretch from 140-155+ :lol:
 

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Going to Vegas i was able to get my car going to 118 -120 but there seem to be a governor on my car because it did not go past that. I also saw what seem to be a blue led flash under the 118 when i was doing 118. Oh and i got ticket going 107.....damn....... wasent bad at all did traffic school ticket was 250. Anway does anyone else have this governor thing?
 

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[quote author=solipsism link=topic=71423.msg1257034#msg1257034 date=1173391461]
After 140 you need a lot of road to hit 155. It feels pretty stable, as much wind noise to me as it is at 110mph. Who knows how stable it is though. As many new cars now days feel stable due to noise reduction and other factors. It would be a very messy blowout.

It feels more limited by the engine itself rather then the computer; although we know the car hits it, it just really struggles at that point in its stock form. 155 seems to be more of an advertising feature.
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SCC didn't seem to have much problem.. :lol:
 
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