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    I'm so sad, yesterday I found out my truck is limited to a top speed of 94 mph. Sigh, it's a shame. It was still charging too. What I want to know now is the fasted you've ever gone in a vehicle, planes don't count but bikes do i think.

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    I've topped out at 120 in an old dodge. Sure there are a lot faster than that though.

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    I'm going 118-119mph every time I do a 1/4mile .

    I'm not sure what it'd top out at, on the dyno they were getting 155mph in third gear.

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    You mean you've never tried to go flat-out in it? What about a top speed competition?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stealth View Post
    You mean you've never tried to go flat-out in it? What about a top speed competition?

    Nope, and honestly don't plan on it. My speedo doesn't go that high anyway, lol. Remember, it's a truck and was never designed for any of this. Aerodynamics and weight are not my friend.

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    200 Km\h in my oldsmobile 91 and 180 km\h but in short time cos there is speed limit here in dubai the radar is every where
    ashes to ashes dust to dust:slap:

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    140 in a VW Golf.

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    120+ in a 68 impala with a 396 in it. The speedo was pegged out and when you left off the gas it took awhile for it to come down. I live in Houston now and havent had the tahoe over 60.
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    120 in an Iroc-z I and had the needle pegged(85) in my 83 Buick Skyhawk 4cyl thought that the car was gonna explode

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    155mph in my '05 GTO down I95 in 5th gear with another to go, but got chicken.

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