[200q20v] 200 20V at speed

Peter Schulz peschulz at cisco.com
Fri Jul 27 12:08:56 EDT 2001

At 08:56 AM 7/27/2001 -0600, you wrote:
>On Friday, July 27, 2001 8:16 AM, Gorman, Ken (PA62)
>[SMTP:ken.gorman at honeywell.com] wrote:
> > Paul,
> >
> > Is your card chipped?  155 is pretty fast.  Setting aside my inadequate
> > driving skills, the tired suspension on my car, lack of nice straight 
> hiways
> > with little traffic in my area (outside Philadelphia, PA), and inadequate
> > rubber (dunlop d60 a2), I doubt the engine (stock 3b)  in my car could ever
> > produce enough oomph to get my car to 155.  I did, however, manage to 
> get it
> > up to 115.  There's a huge difference between 115 and 155.  And you 
> said you
> > wanted to top out the car.  155 wasn't topped out?
> >
> > If I invest several thousand dollars (upgraded suspension, new rubber, 
> chip,
> > new vacuum hoses, and some driving lessons), perhaps I could approach the
> > numbers you posted.
>Before mine was chipped, it would *indicate* 155 pretty easily...but that was
>optimistic as I speculated from timed miles at 75mph, then found out for sure
>when I got my GPS. Post-chip, the best run - not more than a couple miles 
>- has
>been GPS-indicated 153, speedo was saying something like 167. Stock BBS 
>Goodyear Eagle Aquatread in 215/60-15 (stock size). Bilsteins, stock springs,
>and no vacuum/other hoses or solenoid/duty-cycle pieces have been replaced 
>James still gives me crap about doing that the night before President Bill 
>to arrive at our local airport, on the road that runs along the backside 
>of the
>Henry Harper
>http://www.mindspring.com/~hah3  hah at alumni.rice.edu
>1991 200 quattro, 112k, started last night for the first time in a couple
>months, really need to fix a/c
>1988 GTI 16v, 221k
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Weren't you pushing the speed rating of the tires?  I assume that they are 
only H = 130. V=149 mph

Peter Schulz
1990 CQ
1991 200 20v TQW
Chelmsford, MA USA
peschulz at cisco.com

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