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Old 02-25-2011, 08:03 PM
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Hey guys just wondering how fast can our trucks go without the govenor on it. I know you can adjust the govenor with the programmers. Just
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I think some guys running stock have got 108 112 max . I think some guy here has got somewhere near 150 with the governor disabled I certainly would not want to do that without the right rated speed tires.
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Hey guys just wondering how fast can our trucks go without the govenor on it. I know you can adjust the govenor with the programmers. Just
wondering how fast people got to.
Thanks Nate
Fast enough to shred the tires and subsequently die from the thrill.
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Haha not thinking of doing it just wondering what it could. For bragging rights of course haha. I usually drive about five to ten over and usually have a baby seat in the back so I will never do it just wanted to see what it could do. Which I am sure some of you guys on here that have a different situation then I do(not married and without kids haha) have done it. Just wondered what the results were.
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It's actually quite impressive how quick, smooth, and quietly this truck bounces off the governor! Found mine on the 403 somewhere between 170 - 180km/h. Man that was a risky move...but I still can't believe how smooth the truck is at that speed.
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It's actually quite impressive how quick, smooth, and quietly this truck bounces off the governor! Found mine on the 403 somewhere between 170 - 180km/h. Man that was a risky move...but I still can't believe how smooth the truck is at that speed.
I hear you on that! I bounced mine today passing a 2 Super B lineup on a 2 lane highway. Didn't really have my foot in it, and the truck felt so smooth and hooked up that I had no idea just how fast until it 'stumbled' slightly, and I realized the speedo was a tad higher than the 'Lose the license for life' mark.

Kinda glad the governor was there to remind me that just because it's real smooth and feels good, doesn't mean it's going slow.
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If you read your owners manual there is something called an EDR in our trucks...it's sort of a little black box that you would find in an airplane. In the case of a catastrophic accident it can tell the authorities how fast you were traveling, how far the gas pedal was pressed down, if you had your seat belt on and how hard you pressed on the brake.....big brother is watching.....
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Any one know how may 'Start' events are need to clear the EDR of the incriminating data?
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No, but why? Got something you want to hide...LOL
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there are actually 2 black boxes, one is the accident data recorder & has a very short memory, it is called Event Data Recorder

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everything is covered, EXCEPT, in some States, they have to tell you that one is in the vehicle when you buy it, & there is way to OPT out
This black box has been in many vehicles since 1994

the 2nd black box is called an SDM
These computers, called sensing and diagnostic modules, are located inside the transmission hump, behind the dashboard, or under the seat, and constantly collect and process data on the car's acceleration or deceleration. Airbag-equipped cars made by General Motors (which owns Cadillac) have had SDMs since 1974.
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