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post #46 of 56 Old 06-08-2010, 10:04 PM
Madmike4790
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I hit 115 in my old WJ racing a pathfinder when I was a little younger and a lot dumber.

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post #47 of 56 Old 06-08-2010, 10:53 PM
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I hit a 101 going down the interstate. I was passing trucks and cars weaving back and forth slowly.

It didn't shake at all really... it was a little scary. Things fly past you pretty fast.

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post #48 of 56 Old 06-08-2010, 11:05 PM
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I hit 115 in my old WJ racing a pathfinder when I was a little younger and a lot dumber.
sounds like me lol

i used to have an 07 civic ex

it would only go 116 hahaha i remember being at 116 trying to hit 120 like COME ON

i was going down hill too lol not bad for a tiny 4 banger
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post #49 of 56 Old 06-08-2010, 11:08 PM
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Only 75 or so in the ZJ, I'm old and like my ticket free record and dirt cheap insurance.

113 in a hurry in the wifes hopped up 2.4 liter 97 Cav. back when I drove a lot dumber.

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post #50 of 56 Old 06-09-2010, 08:25 AM
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Only 75 or so in the ZJ, I'm old and like my ticket free record and dirt cheap insurance.
I have a radar detector so I have never even been pulled over let alone ticketed, but by the time I was 17 I had been in 2 accidents so even though it's been almost 3 years since my last accident my insurance is far from dirt cheap.
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post #51 of 56 Old 06-09-2010, 09:56 AM
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In the 95 black ZJ ( current jeep)
A little shy of 90 in this ZJ , 85 in second gear at about 4.5k RPM. That was racing my friends civic, i had to back off 20 mph in the middle of second gear to let him catch up

About 75-80 another time, racing a built civic. We could hear him banging gears, the VTEC engaging, and i just dropped it down to second and smoked him at 3k, half throttle

But that was the last time ive gotten on it that much. I only do it when the ricers think theyre tough, they look shocked when they get smoked by a ZJ.

In the 95 chargold ZJ

Fastest ever on the interstate was in my last ZJ. a little over 90 passing a tahoe, then an hour later my oil pump blew apart. Around 95 it gets pretty dang wobbly even in a stock ZJ. I haven't gotten all the way on the black ZJ for fear of blowing another oil pump. It may have been just going bad or caused by it, but ill never know so im not doing it again.
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post #52 of 56 Old 06-09-2010, 10:16 AM
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Just went 91 in my 4.5 and 33's zj...

not doing that agian.

went 136 in a half mile from dead stop on freeway in my nova... 136 is the top speed lol

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post #53 of 56 Old 06-09-2010, 06:17 PM
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in my wj 105 no shakes just perfect

stock 00 WJ
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post #54 of 56 Old 06-09-2010, 07:28 PM
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i hit 100 the other day, i couldnt really judge my speed cause there were no cars (2:30 in the morning)

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post #55 of 56 Old 06-09-2010, 07:45 PM
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a couple years ago i thought it would be fun to see just how fast i could go in my zj...i got to 120 +-5 mph...not doing that again...fastest i've gone since that was 95 to pass someone...

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post #56 of 56 Old 06-09-2010, 07:49 PM
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Hit 90 or so coming off the mountains in TN on I-65. I was was pretty nervous to say the least.

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