ive got a 98 5 speed se, i put a tach in it and am not sure if it is accurate, it shows 2500 rpm at 60 mph in 5th gear is that close?
also ive heard of a top speed eliminator. is it realy as simple as cuting a wire?
^+1 - believe me, there is no need to go faster then 100 mph and thats pushing it if your car has stock suspension and brakes. Upgrade those before even thinking about cutting the governor. You gotta be able to STOP and HANDLE anything in an instant over 100 mph. And get some good tires, H rated or better. A blow out at 90mph+ and your a statistic.
I gotta ask... How old are you wintersucks? my guess is 17-18.
every teen wants to go fast - "Im invinceable" - well, guess what, no your not... and neither is the mini-van full of kids that you may hit being stupid. Do I drive fast, YES, Am I cautious when I do, YES! Do I maintain safe distance when I run, YES! Do I street race, NEVER! I run the hi-way only when traffic is light, I do NOT swerve lanes and I run with my lights on. I run ramp to ramp, thats about 1/4 mile then I let off - Is it fun, with out a doubt, YES. Have I gotten pulled over for doing this, YES, and forked over $600 in fines and almost lost my license about 4 years ago.
now - the ? in your head is "how fast has he gone" - answer, I buried my needle and started to wrap it around the bottom of the speed-o - ~145mph - my wife has had my car to over 120 mph, she did that recently, testing the nitrous on the 55 shot.
I know the penalty if I get caught doing the above and would take it like a man haveing made my decision to do these things..... however, Ive been driveing for 20 years now, know my car inside and out, know what she can and can NOT do...... and never push it past that. Because if I do, I will be a statistic, and I draw the line before that happens.