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Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 09:18 PM
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I FINALLY got to open up my car, it a 96 GTI 2.0L with the 5 speed transaxle and the she tops out at 115mph. #$%#@$#$&!!! I need to get a differetn head with dual springs so I can use the other 1200rpms my motor is capable of. but at 5000 rpm 115 seems to be a lil low.

Im off to go price a better head.


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Your car probably has a speed limiter built into the computer. Depending on speed rating of original tires. 115 mph is a popular speed for limiters to cut in.


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Dont forget there is also a federal restriction programmed into the ECU. But if I remember right thats at 140


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Normally I'm all for speed, but this is going to end badly.

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Mykul wrote:
Normally I'm all for speed, but this is going to end badly.

remeber, 6rage used to own the "rage mobile". it wasnt much safer....


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Yeah but it wasnt to fast either.


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Yeah but it wasnt to fast either.

not after it blew a 10 foot flame out the tail 20 miles from home Shocked


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I had a square back that would shoot 4 ft flames out of the stinger due to a mis adjusted valve. I would scare the crap out of people behind me. That was until a cop saw it and yelled to me to get it fixed or he would impound it.

And back to the topic......
i understand wantting to go faster but it what situation would you need to go faster than 115.......


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Run OJ! Um... I mean Rage!

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I should have added..... other than running from the POPO


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Dont forget there is also a federal restriction programmed into the ECU. But if I remember right thats at 140

The actual speed programed in depends on the speed rating ofthe tires.


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I dont really have a need to go faster than 115 im content at 85~90 but I have an older borther who swears up and down he's a better driver than me, hes got about 3~4 crashes under him already in the past 2 years, and he wants to race me. I am just tryin to get my car to perform to the stock tach, which redlines at 6200, so this spring when he will probably want to race me I will leave him in the dust and pop his little bubble of where anything goes in racing(hes the only person I'm afraid of in a car because to him hitting the other car on purpose is acceptable).

ANd i got the "Rage mobilhell" to eloy from marana that is more than 20 miles.


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