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Old 03-16-2009, 10:20 AM   #1
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Looks like the LS tops out at 118, and the 1lt,2lt,1ss,2ss all top out at 155
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Old 03-16-2009, 10:23 AM   #2
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here's a fun fact: I said this was going to be the case as far back as the Indy event of 2008... it was discussed there and confirmed there... everything else since then has been speculation.
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Old 03-16-2009, 10:42 AM   #3
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easy to fix for those of you who like driving at break neck speeds.
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its rated at that due to the speed rating of the tires
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Old 03-16-2009, 10:55 AM   #6
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Looks like the LS tops out at 118, and the 1lt,2lt,1ss,2ss all top out at 155
does that mean all it would take on the LS would be a set of speed rated tires and a reprogram of the computer speed limiter and it will be able to reach that speed??? WOW...
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Old 03-16-2009, 10:58 AM   #8
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does that mean all it would take on the LS would be a set of speed rated tires and a reprogram of the computer speed limiter and it will be able to reach that speed??? WOW...
Thats exactly what it means
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Old 03-16-2009, 11:00 AM   #9
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its rated at that due to the speed rating of the tires
the 155 is electronically limited...

this screams Europe to me... since 155mph is their government mandated speed limit.
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Old 03-16-2009, 11:01 AM   #10
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the 155 is electronically limited...

this screams Europe to me... since 155mph is their government mandated speed limit.
I think its simply because of the tires. Aren't Z-rated tires 155mph max?
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Old 03-16-2009, 11:01 AM   #11
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Minus the limiter the SS should max out 5th.
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Thats exactly what it means
Cool, thanks... but I doubt I would ever need to go that fast, I have never even had my Sky over 100.. and it is rated to go 124...
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Old 03-16-2009, 11:05 AM   #13
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the 155 is electronically limited...
yes, but its limited at that due to the rating on the tires.
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Minus the limiter the SS should max out 5th.
I could do 92 in 3rd in the GTO... You won't max out 5th to get to 155.
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let me clear something up for everyone... the 118 mph speed limiter on the LS is because of the tires... the P-Zeros on the SS model are capable of higher sustained speed than 155mph... the reason the SS is limited from the factory to 155mph is because the VSS are rated for 155mph accuracy... so, basically, the car could go faster than that, but the VSS wouldn't be able to keep up... this would cause stability management to kick in and slow you down.

the electronic speed limiter is easily bumped up with a computer reflash... as always, this is NOT RECOMMENDED unless you modify the car to handle the higher speeds (e.g.: better tires, suspension upgrades, safety upgrades, driving skills upgrade)
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Old 03-16-2009, 12:23 PM   #17
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I think we all know that the Governor is so your car doesn’t go pass the speed that components can handle i.e. tires. its not the top speed of the engine.
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