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Well, that was super informative. Ever since computers have been controlling cars, they've had speed limiters. My 2009 and both of my 2011 cars were all limited to 115 mph. My current ride has no limit.
 

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Ya lots of people wanna remove that limiter without getting better tires....There was an article up of a hellcat ...he said he hit 200mph.....and blew a tire on the rear...was lucky to be alive.

Big differance in a 120 vs 200 mph tire.
 

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Maybe I'm reading it wrong, but when I watched it, isn't that kmh and not mph. Then, 170 kmh is 105 mph. Almost sounds like a typical day from the drivers I see on the NJ Turnpike or the Garden State Parkway. Not that I'm condoning that type of behavior...
 

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The outer main is km and inner is mph and yes 105 mph is shown here. I'm not sure if the intent of showing was to be critical, comical, or just informational as to where the limiter is set. My old 2006 Vibe with a 1.8L i4 limits at 116 mph and it's no V6.
 

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My 1989 camaro...came equipt with 15 " rubber as an option...was goverened to 180 km/h..... which it could almost do in 4th gear before I had to shift ...with the 3.08 rearend. If you had the 16 tires....245/50/16 they ramped it up to 245 km/h...

I think my malibu hit the governor at 180. ...it was very close to that anyways.... 2006 3.5 v6...16" tires....not sure of speed rating.
 

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My 1989 camaro...came equipt with 15 " rubber as an option...was goverened to 180 km/h..... which it could almost do in 4th gear before I had to shift ...with the 3.08 rearend. If you had the 16 tires....245/50/16 they ramped it up to 245 km/h...

I think my malibu hit the governor at 180. ...it was very close to that anyways.... 2006 3.5 v6...16" tires....not sure of speed rating.
My avatar is of my '01 at the limit. Yours is also restricted to 170 KPH (105.6 MPH) due to S speed rating (180 KPH or 112 MPH) of the OE tires (although for some reason, GM stopped the cars at the R-rating) - although it gets there considerably quicker than my '00 or '01. I once had a '94 Pontiac Sunbird LE V-6 which had T-rated OE tires and was 'shut down' at 112 MPH. All of my vehicles are except the Equinox, which has T-rated tire and is restricted to 190 KPH (and yes, they've all been there).
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