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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:36 pm 
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i dnt think my ef can go over 180km coz at that speed it starts kicking sortof. any idea? culd it be set 2 not exceed that speed?

 

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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:43 pm 
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thats the speed limiter
there for a very good reason

 

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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:44 pm 
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ohk ye thought so, im not gona do it again. r all ef's set with that?

 

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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:51 pm 
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yes except xrs and possible fairlanes, not sure

It's a known fact that any faster than 180 and the tail shaft will come off with an almighty bang

XR's have a different tail shaft that can sustain speeds above 180
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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:52 pm 
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Oh and cop cars could exceed 180 too I think
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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:53 pm 
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ohk ye thought so, im not gona do it again. r all ef's set with that?


all auto ef/els have speed limiters. the manuals aren't limited.
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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:56 pm 
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im very concerned when 16 yo's go out and do 180km/h to be honist.

 

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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:58 pm 
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Agreed I was thinking that myself
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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 7:57 pm 
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yeah but you probably did it yourself and with a car with a worse frontend :shock:
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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 8:06 pm 
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bah!
my old mk2 cortina has an awesome front end! just have to hold the wheel at ALL times!

 

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Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 8:08 pm 
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yeah but you probably did it yourself and with a car with a worse frontend :shock:
like a commodore :lol:
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Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2006 4:03 pm 
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ducati119 wrote:
ohk ye thought so, im not gona do it again. r all ef's set with that?


all auto ef/els have speed limiters. the manuals aren't limited.

s**t, i've had 2 ef manuals and both are limited!
i have an xr ecu in it but i havent wound it up yet cause i havent changed the tailshaft.

 

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Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2006 4:40 pm 
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mine goes over 180 just have to flick it to gas :)

mate do a search on "speed limiters are a good thing"

you will see pics of what can happen.

 

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