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Unread 11-26-2008, 12:03 PM   #76
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i have pegged it out at 100 and my buudy was on the phone beside me with the guy in the car next to me and he said that i made it to about 108. cant do that anymore lift and tires 75 to 80 is getting a lil scary.

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Unread 11-27-2008, 12:20 AM   #77
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Before I put a 2.5" lift and 31x10 procomp mt's on mine, I once did 75 to the club one night after work. This is with a 2.5L. IMO, mine's cruising speed is 50-60mph, 75 was quite a bit for 4 pissed off fireants.
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Unread 11-27-2008, 06:51 AM   #78
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I've never had mine over 20 mph... And at that speed the steering is seriously scary. I'm sure with the steering angles and alignment corrected, it could probably do 35. Hey, what do you want for an engine that's 60 years old?!

When I do the full rebuild/restore in a couple years (can't afford it right now), I'll try to get one of those Saturn/Warn OD units to boost the top speed.

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Unread 11-29-2008, 05:56 AM   #79
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Unread 11-29-2008, 02:06 PM   #80
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fastest ive been is 140 km/h...which is 87 mph. think i could probably push to 150, but that would be scary. not to mention id probably be in the 4500-5000 rpm region.
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Unread 11-29-2008, 02:09 PM   #81
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115 the governor kicks in I used my GPS to show the max speed and I hit the governor
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Unread 11-29-2008, 08:17 PM   #82
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I've hit 118 before in the dub back when it was stock. Never doin that again.
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Unread 11-29-2008, 08:22 PM   #83
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Ya, about 95 is as high as Iv gotten mine. Its starts to vibrate bad at about 78mph, I also have never been more scared driving in my life, so... that's as fast as it will go
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Unread 11-30-2008, 09:49 AM   #84
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I normally go about 75- 80 on the hwy, and it was vibrating a little due to worn tires. just got new tires this weekend and its glass smooth.

I have taken it to about 98mph (GPS reading) and it was very smooth, but a little high center of Grav.

My speedo is off and so i use my GPS unit as a gauge...

In my VW GTI I have gone to 120 stock before.
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Unread 11-30-2008, 02:36 PM   #85
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Yesterday I took my XJ up to around 83. It was getting pretty dam scary with the vibrations and evrything.
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Unread 11-30-2008, 02:41 PM   #86
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75. i will not go any faster.

i cruise at 70 on the highway. any faster raises the rpm too high.
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Unread 11-30-2008, 04:32 PM   #87
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75. i will not go any faster.

i cruise at 70 on the highway. any faster raises the rpm too high.
I agree, that is my opinion also
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Unread 11-30-2008, 05:26 PM   #88
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Once I got to 95mph in highway but it felt like it was the end of the jeep,,,,me so scared jejeje.(its a 1990 YJ)
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Unread 11-30-2008, 09:08 PM   #89
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I've had it "cruising" at 100mph more than once. Didn't need to go full throttle, but the rpms's were higher than I'd like for maintaining the speed. I could see it doing 110+ foot to the floor, but I don't exactly have a death wish.

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Unread 12-01-2008, 03:49 AM   #90
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90 in the TJ, scared to death. but on a more humorous note, 128 in a Chrysler T&C. hahaha High School stupidity at its best.
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