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Forum: Taurus and Sable General Discussion   08-15-2008, 11:58 PM
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Posted By silvapain
The gen 3 SHO is drag limited; if you went by RPM...

The gen 3 SHO is drag limited; if you went by RPM limit it would hit 205MPH @7,000RPM in 4th with 3.77:1 final drive gears; 194MPH with 3.98:1 gears.
Forum: Taurus and Sable General Discussion   07-07-2008, 12:36 PM
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Posted By silvapain
Very true. My GTP has the analog speedometer in...

Very true. My GTP has the analog speedometer in the cluster, and a digital heads-up speedo. The analog speedo always reads a couple MPH faster than the digital one. I know the digital one is...
Forum: Taurus and Sable General Discussion   03-13-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 285
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Posted By silvapain
Wind resistance has no bearing on speedo...

Wind resistance has no bearing on speedo accuracy. However, tires do increase in diameter slightly as they heat up and as they rotate faster. This does make the speedo slightly innacurate at higher...
Forum: Taurus and Sable General Discussion   03-10-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 285
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Posted By silvapain
Not a problem. It's not like Elisa will make...

Not a problem. It's not like Elisa will make good use of the garage when I'm gone anyways. BTW you're welcome to borrow my garage anytime. I even have a TV in there now with cable.
Forum: Taurus and Sable General Discussion   03-09-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 285
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Posted By silvapain
If it's electronically limited to 125 no amount...

If it's electronically limited to 125 no amount of "bolt-ons" is going to change that. Only a PCM tune to remove the limiter will.



Paul, you can have all the SHO junk in my garage and shed...
Forum: Taurus and Sable General Discussion   10-25-2007, 08:09 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 21,213
Posted By silvapain
Depending on how you "acquired" such a nice and...

Depending on how you "acquired" such a nice and expensive bike the use of the word "like" could be stretching it.

(Wow, two air-quotes in one sentence. I'm losing my touch)

Sidenote: what is...
Forum: Taurus and Sable General Discussion   10-25-2007, 06:59 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 21,213
Posted By silvapain
haha in a ferarri? i go that fast on my bike....

haha in a ferarri? i go that fast on my bike. [/b][/quote]

Man, that has to be a LOT of peddling. I would think my legs would get tired before I even hit 110.
Forum: Taurus and Sable General Discussion   12-01-2005, 09:45 AM
Replies: 285
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Posted By silvapain
So I want to hit the limiter just once! I didnt...

So I want to hit the limiter just once! I didnt know you could hit the limiter in 3rd.. by those speeds I've engaged overdrive. I guess I should have paid more attention to the tach and speed.. :x:...
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