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Old 11-19-2013, 01:12 AM   #1
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Help! 125mph max??? No freaking way...

Hello! I have a 2010 SS/LS3. Long story short- pedal to the medal. However, I was greatly disappointed. I Don't know if I was doing it wrong but my car maxed out at 125mph!!!!! I was so confused... I barely have any mods on my car either, mostly bolt-on's. Please help me find an explanation!!!

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Old 11-19-2013, 01:17 AM   #2
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yeah, im pretty sure its governed to like 153 or 155 mph.
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Old 11-19-2013, 01:20 AM   #3
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Hello! I have a 2010 SS/LS3. Long story short- pedal to the medal. However, I was greatly disappointed. I Don't know if I was doing it wrong but my car maxed out at 125mph!!!!! I was so confused... I barely have any mods on my car either, mostly bolt-on's. Please help me find an explanation!!!

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Airraid CAI
Magnaflow catback exhaust system w/x-pipe
High flow mid pipes w/cats
Monster Clutch Stage 2
don't know how, but you were definitely doing it or something wrong.....
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Old 11-19-2013, 01:24 AM   #4
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Hello! I have a 2010 SS/LS3. Long story short- pedal to the medal. However, I was greatly disappointed. I Don't know if I was doing it wrong but my car maxed out at 125mph!!!!! I was so confused... I barely have any mods on my car either, mostly bolt-on's. Please help me find an explanation!!!

My mods:
Airraid CAI
Magnaflow catback exhaust system w/x-pipe
High flow mid pipes w/cats
Monster Clutch Stage 2
Are you tuned? If yes, I'd suspect there was something wrong with your tune.

If not, 2010's ARE limited to 155, sooooo.

Edit: maybe messed up speedo?
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Old 11-19-2013, 01:51 AM   #5
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They tricked you, man. They stuck a SS bumper on a LS.
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Old 11-19-2013, 02:24 AM   #6
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Old 11-19-2013, 02:30 AM   #7
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Here in Sweden they put into a chip that provides about 60 hK more! and the chip will also remove the speed limit...
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Old 11-19-2013, 02:31 AM   #8
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Old 11-19-2013, 03:06 AM   #9
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Old 11-19-2013, 03:09 AM   #10
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They tricked you, man. They stuck a SS bumper on a LS.
Hahahahahah that was a good one! But its weird. Its a straightway and it just won't go beyond 125. No tune also.
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Old 11-19-2013, 04:39 AM   #11
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Hahahahahah that was a good one! But its weird. Its a straightway and it just won't go beyond 125. No tune also.

Maybe your missing a couple gears in your transmission.
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Old 11-19-2013, 04:47 AM   #12
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What gear were you in 5th & 6th are both overdrive and will slow you down.
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Old 11-19-2013, 05:52 AM   #13
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Here in Sweden they put into a chip that provides about 60 hK more! and the chip will also remove the speed limit...
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Old 11-19-2013, 06:04 AM   #14
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What gear were you in 5th & 6th are both overdrive and will slow you down.
Thinking the same thing. If you have a manual and you tried the run in 6th that's why you failed. Other than that something has to be wrong with your car.
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Old 11-19-2013, 06:45 AM   #15
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Keep it in 4th, which should get you to about 125 then shift into 5th at redline. Never use 6th!
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Old 11-19-2013, 07:01 AM   #16
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Keep it in 4th, which should get you to about 125 then shift into 5th at redline. Never use 6th!
I've hit 152 in 4th in my 6 cyclinder and I've seen the 8 hit the governor in 4th
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Hello! I have a 2010 SS/LS3. Long story short- pedal to the medal. However, I was greatly disappointed. I Don't know if I was doing it wrong but my car maxed out at 125mph!!!!! I was so confused... I barely have any mods on my car either, mostly bolt-on's. Please help me find an explanation!!!

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Airraid CAI
Magnaflow catback exhaust system w/x-pipe
High flow mid pipes w/cats
Monster Clutch Stage 2
You have to shift it pass 3 gear
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Old 11-19-2013, 08:06 AM   #18
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I've gone 134/135 mph. Took awhile to get there after I hit 130.
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Old 11-19-2013, 08:16 AM   #19
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When I first got my car I shifted into 6th and could not get it over 125 until I was told leave it in fourth and along came 146 quickly I might add
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Old 11-19-2013, 10:11 AM   #20
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Here in Sweden they put into a chip that provides about 60 hK more! and the chip will also remove the speed limit...
Damn what kind of chip is that! I put a Dorito in my car and only got 40 HP.
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Old 11-19-2013, 10:19 AM   #21
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Damn what kind of chip is that! I put a Dorito in my car and only got 40 HP.
Cool Ranch or Nacho Cheese????
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Old 11-19-2013, 10:34 AM   #22
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Fiery habanero.
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Old 11-19-2013, 10:58 AM   #23
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Cool Ranch or Nacho Cheese????
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Old 11-19-2013, 11:12 AM   #24
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Seriously, what gear were you in? You should be able to hit the limiter at 153 or whatever in 4th. You're not going to get there in 6th.
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Old 11-19-2013, 11:40 AM   #25
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OP either:

1. Was in 6th gear.
2. Had parking brake on.
3. Didn't install the Swedish chip.
4. All of the above.
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