[200q20v] 200 20V at speed

Mike Miller MikeMilr at blackfoot.net
Fri Jul 27 11:33:18 EDT 2001

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gorman, Ken (PA62)" <ken.gorman at honeywell.com>

> 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
> 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
> produce enough oomph to get my car to 155.  I did, however, manage to get
> up to 115.  There's a huge difference between 115 and 155.  And you said
> wanted to top out the car.  155 wasn't topped out?

I've had mine in rural Montana up to 6300 rpm in 5th. Speedo was indicating
about 158 or so. If you use 24.7 mph per 1000 rpm in 5th, thats about 155.
Car is stock, altitude was about 4500 ft, temp about 35 deg and I was going
down hill. I rarely get over 145 on the flats.

mike miller
Helmville, MT
Pearl/black/sport seats/ Bilstein HD/225/60/15 BFG CompT/A VR4

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