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Unread 12-20-2008, 04:53 PM   #121
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had the 5.2 ZJ to 135 the 5.9 Zj has hit 150 the 87 MJ tops out at 80 (long time)
and when done the 90 MJ should top out 160-170
lol @ everything without details

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Unread 12-22-2008, 09:52 PM   #122
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got 100 on the line with a grand c 1997 v8
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Unread 12-22-2008, 09:54 PM   #123
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4cly- my top speed....55.
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Unread 12-24-2008, 10:57 AM   #124
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about 78 down hill...really big hill...5th gear at 5000rpms..4cylinders are not ment to push 32s
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Unread 12-24-2008, 11:00 AM   #125
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lol at the four ferocious gerbil powerd engines
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Unread 12-24-2008, 11:10 AM   #126
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Ive had my 95 ZJ with the 5.2 up to 91- but 70-80 is all i do out on the highway- 65 on city freeway, i see no need to go fast in my jeep- for speed i pull my bike out
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Unread 12-24-2008, 11:53 AM   #127
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I guess the engine makes quite a bit of difference...I was shocked to read people pushing it in the 70's range and feeling like their Jeep was going to come apart...then again, I've got the 4.0L in my '97 TJ and I can easily get into the 90's cruising down the freeway comfortably and safely - even with a lift and 33's. A little less power now that I switched axles and went from 4.56's to 4.10's, but still find myself in the 80's and 90's on the freeway. (We drive fast in CA - I've lived all over the country and world and California drivers are good with speed for the most part relatively speaking). I had a '91 YJ with the 6-cyl and 31's and I got pulled over for going 105mph...I told him a Jeep couldn't possibly go that fast so his radar gun must be off and he said I was probably right and marked it down to 85 on the ticket. (I knew full well I was going 105mph - I had a friend in another car clock me since the speedo only went as high as 100). I don't drive that fast anymore - but I do drive pretty fast. My problem is that I get rental cars for work trips all of the time and I go wayyyy too fast in those and don't realize it....you definitely feel it in a Jeep.

I think we should have had people qualify their response by listing engine size and gearing, etc. It makes a huge difference.
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Unread 12-24-2008, 12:00 PM   #128
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ive got the 4.0 I6 and i dont do over 75... above that the dreaded death wobble starts.... hit 90 once and will NEVER EVER EVER EVER do that again!!!
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Unread 12-24-2008, 02:52 PM   #129
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my jeep wobbles less at 100 than at 70-90. yeah......it's annoying for sure.
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Unread 12-25-2008, 12:11 AM   #130
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When I was driving my TJ for the first time back from Arizona (bought it on ebay), I did 85 The whole way, occasionally 90. It did it very smoothly and comfortably. I've gotten it over 100, wasn't that bad.
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Unread 12-25-2008, 12:43 AM   #131
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I am an undercover MOD

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Unread 12-25-2008, 12:47 AM   #132
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everyone that posted going way over the speed limit were on the Autobahn in Germany so its fine, they just forgot to post that part.

So its fine lol.
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Unread 12-25-2008, 12:50 AM   #133
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I regularly do 90 on the freeway. but i dont have family to come home to. so im brave.

i maxed the speedo a few times, dont know how much beyond that i went. i just floored it for about 30 miles of freeway!
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Unread 12-29-2008, 03:54 AM   #134
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I like to hit the hammer lane at 65 mph in my 04 TJ SE, and stay there awhile, while looking back at the pissed off soccer mom try'in to do 80 mph in her big bad suv.
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Unread 12-29-2008, 03:56 AM   #135
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87 mph is all I never needed, last time I hit 88 people saw some serious ****
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