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Re: I forgot to add I had mine to 142 on the ...mo (archive)

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Posted by I ///M serious on February 26, 2001 at 20:10:29:

In Reply to: I forgot to add I had mine to 142 on the ...more posted by MZINRED on February 26, 2001 at 20:04:55:

The European version must have a different rear gear because 200 rpm will not account for the 155 to 172mph difference.

The speedometer on the Z's and M's reads high by about 2.5mph at 60, so at 120 it would be off by about 5mph. This explains your 142mph (137+5).

I plan to use a GPS unit that will store the peak top speed. I had it in an airplane once and it topped 550mph!


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