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Old 12-08-2009, 03:51 AM   #1
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GM Cadillac Deville Speed Limiter....

Got a 4.6L Northstar V8... Just curious if going for top speed in [3] gear rather then [OD] would alow me to go over the 205 KMPH it shuts off at.... Just curious.
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Old 12-08-2009, 09:49 PM   #2
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Old 12-08-2009, 11:28 PM   #3
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Well thats what I though. Sorry if thats a dumb question lmao... I have never had speed or rev limiter before and its really buggin me... my buddy had me convinced that if I max 3rd and shift into OD I could over come the limiter... normally I'd just go do it but the snow just fell, not the really the safest conditions.
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Well thats what I though. Sorry if thats a dumb question lmao... I have never had speed or rev limiter before and its really buggin me... my buddy had me convinced that if I max 3rd and shift into OD I could over come the limiter... normally I'd just go do it but the snow just fell, not the really the safest conditions.
Not really the safest conditions?

What race track do you normally make your top speed runs on where the conditions are safe? Of course you wouldn't do it on the public roadways, because that would always be dangerous, not to mention illegal. And of course, that would also be incredibly stupid.

You're not stupid, are you? Do tell...
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Old 12-11-2009, 01:38 AM   #5
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Dont you worry grand-pa... I'm not one of those meat-heads speeding on public roads. But once and awhile I'll hit me buddys ol' farm road... surprisingly smooth straing road... Hit a pot hole once though that screwed up an old car we were driving the crap out of.
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Old 12-11-2009, 05:04 AM   #6
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I agree with hobo...... and can not help but say this sarcastically:

"Yep, hitting a pothole at 205 MPH will not cause a catastrophic outcome."

If you want to override the limiter, just have your ECM re-flashed.
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