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Posted by eom on April 15, 1999 at 07:59:03:

In Reply to: Make sure your tires can take > 128 mph !!! posted by Lorenz on April 14, 1999 at 20:36:01:

: : Damn 128MPH US speed governor! :)

: This is easy to get removed via software.

: I agree that the 128 mph speed governor is sort of a pain, although I imagine few people actually drive that quickly in the US...

: When you get it removed with the Jim C/Dinan/other chips, make sure you upgrade your tires, probably to "V"-rated ones.

: There's a nice little writeup on the topic at the Tire Rack at the URL below.

: Just some food for thought -- doing 140 mph can be perfectly reasonable under the right conditions. Doing 30 mph can be insanely dangerous under the wrong conditions (school parking lot, in your garage, etc.).




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