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Old 02-25-2009, 10:20 PM   #1
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Accelerating to top speed @ 15 lbs of boost.

0mph to 130mph


60mph to 130mph
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not bad. not bad at all.
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mine only goes to 115
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130mph top speed? I hit that in 4th. I got a 5-spd, 4.10 rear, and 7800rpm rev-limit though. You wouldn't have much fun in the Cannonballs we do around here every few months. We normally cruise at 130.

But it still looks pretty quick. Now you got me curious on how fast mine can get up there.
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looks like you could get it up to 140 ... you only went to 6500rpm from the looks of it.
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130mph top speed? I hit that in 4th. I got a 5-spd, 4.10 rear, and 7800rpm rev-limit though. You wouldn't have much fun in the Cannonballs we do around here every few months. We normally cruise at 130.

But it still looks pretty quick. Now you got me curious on how fast mine can get up there.
you "cruise" your miata at 130?
you are so full of **** dude. wow
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you "cruise" your miata at 130?
you are so full of **** dude. wow
Thats what I was thinking. Even with a 5 speed and 3.6 gears you would be quite high in revs at 130. I feel uncomfortable even cruising at 80-90 with stock gear. Anything over 5,000rpm worries me. "Cruise" at 130 would be like 6200-6300 rpm. Maybe cruising is a short 30 second burst.

Quick car though OP.
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nice...mine pulls like that too, but I'm afraid over 100mph on the street. I cruise at 131mph. These cars are stupid fast.
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looks like you could get it up to 140 ... you only went to 6500rpm from the looks of it.


Isn't that where MSM's redline at?
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Yes, they do redline there.

And maybe it's just me, but I make sure I'm at normal operating temps before I start thrashing on the car.
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Doesn't the MSM limit boost to like 10.5 or something like that? How'd you get around that? MS, Hydra? Why is the check engine light on?

Going from 60-130 makes your highbeams turn on?
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yeah, what's up with 130* water temp and hanging the tach at redline in 6th? Not the best idea I've heard all day. lol
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Doesn't the MSM limit boost to like 10.5 or something like that? How'd you get around that? MS, Hydra? Why is the check engine light on?
Yeah it does. Im sure hes gotta have some kind of other engine mgmt
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you "cruise" your miata at 130?
you are so full of **** dude. wow
I guess you missed part of that post...CANNONBALL.

http://www.texascannonball.com/

The routes:
texascannonball.com: Home - Dallas Cannonball Meets and Events - Vote on the Route

Yes, we stay 130+ almost the whole way. You have to to keep up. Last one it was me and 2 black FC RX7s in a pack. They were blowing fireballs out the exhaust, was pretty cool.

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Thats what I was thinking. Even with a 5 speed and 3.6 gears you would be quite high in revs at 130. I feel uncomfortable even cruising at 80-90 with stock gear. Anything over 5,000rpm worries me. "Cruise" at 130 would be like 6200-6300 rpm. Maybe cruising is a short 30 second burst.

Quick car though OP.
Yes, at least 6200+. I was almost hitting redline in 5th a few times.

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nice...mine pulls like that too, but I'm afraid over 100mph on the street. I cruise at 131mph. These cars are stupid fast.
Have you been on a Cannonball yet? We had a stock Miata at the last one I went to, and he got left behind, since he could only go 120-something.
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yeah, what's up with 130* water temp and hanging the tach at redline in 6th? Not the best idea I've heard all day. lol
Doesn't he have some temp mod that makes it where it reads different?
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Yeah it does. Im sure hes gotta have some kind of other engine mgmt
Or maybe the boost controller is unhooked, and that is causing the CEL?
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I don't do the cannonball ****. I have my fun on the track. My employer wouldn't be too happy if I had jail time on my record.
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I don't do the cannonball ****. I have my fun on the track. My employer wouldn't be too happy if I had jail time on my record.
That's why you aren't the first car out. You let them get the tickets, and you just sit back and have fun. They can't catch everyone. Most Cannonballs are about 100 cars.
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you "cruise" your miata at 130?
you are so full of **** dude. wow
+1 sustaining 130mph in a miata is just plain retarded, even if your car could handle it. i may have done something stupid like that when i was 16
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That's why you aren't the first car out. You let them get the tickets, and you just sit back and have fun. They can't catch everyone. Most Cannonballs are about 100 cars.
I'm fairly certain that my employer, who's entrusted with providing national security, won't appreciate my creative answers to, "why were you involved in an illegal race at triple digit speeds which may or may not have involved utilizing federal resources to apprehend you as a member in the interstate reckless driving event?"
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