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What is the top speed on a 2.3 MS3? I floored mine yesterday and it cut off at 120mph. Is that right?
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Re: Top speed?

mazda3 is 118

speed3 is like 155

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That sucks. My Neon's top speed was 118 too! Any mod to make it higher. CPU upgrade maybe?
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yea, 118....it is a computer govenor....no upgrade...why would you want to do faster? Kill more people when you can't handle the speed or your tires prob aren't rated to go that fast?


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why would you want to go faster than 118???


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Whatever I was just wondering. O and saluteTOme, I CAN handle the speed. The tires can too.
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[quote author=Stewball55 link=topic=89831.msg1733909#msg1733909 date=1190600448]
Whatever I was just wondering. O and saluteTOme, I CAN handle the speed. The tires can too.
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Re: Top speed?

[quote author=saluteTOme link=topic=89831.msg1733555#msg1733555 date=1190589202]
yea, 118....it is a computer govenor....no upgrade...why would you want to do faster? Kill more people when you can't handle the speed or your tires prob aren't rated to go that fast?
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Top speed is rated around 155 on the MS3, the tires are performance rated tires and are capable of handling those speeds.
Personally I've gotten up to around 148, car pulls very hard and it's quite easy to get it to 120 within a few seconds from 85.

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If you wanna go fast take it to a track ^_^. Lot more fun and somewhat safer in the fact that you will not be putting innocent people in harm's way.

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I was talking about the stock tires on the regular 3...I doubt the tires are RATED to go much over 120


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[quote author=saluteTOme link=topic=89831.msg1734153#msg1734153 date=1190606630]
I was talking about the stock tires on the regular 3...I doubt the tires are RATED to go much over 120
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Gotcha, base 3's have shitty tires. can't recall the speed rating on them

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