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Top Speed Run *Video on Pg. 3*

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Old 03-13-2011, 01:28 PM   #1
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Default Top Speed Run *Video on Pg. 3*

I got to drove the SS at the Talladega Super Speedway. I have no idea how fast it was, but she was buried at 140 for a while . Coming out of turn 4 at over 130 and staying side open past the crowd on the home stretch was a real crowd pleaser. Although I don't think the track officials liked it with my lack of safety equipment

My only complaint is that the wipers were lifted about 3 inches off the windshield lol.

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That is freakin sweet! How the heck did you get to do that?
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I got to drove the SS at the Talladega Super Speedway. I have no idea how fast it was, but she was buried at 140 for a while . Coming out of turn 4 at over 130 and staying side open past the crowd on the home stretch was a real crowd pleaser. Although I don't think the track officials liked it with my lack of safety equipment

My only complaint is that the wipers were lifted about 3 inches off the windshield lol.

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Video is coming. Complete with me laughing at the 5th gen that got left behind lol.

The track has fan appreciation days twice a year. You're supposed to do highway speeds but you know how that goes
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Video is coming. Complete with me laughing at the 5th gen that got left behind lol.

The track has fan appreciation days twice a year. You're supposed to do highway speeds but you know how that goes
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Video is coming. Complete with me laughing at the 5th gen that got left behind lol.

The track has fan appreciation days twice a year. You're supposed to do highway speeds but you know how that goes
Who is to say that isn't your "highway speed?" I have seen some of your videos!
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140? Which gears do you have again?

I may or may not have done 150 beating a 335i, that passed me going ~80 and I was doing 70.
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My trans is stock. Don't know how fast I was rolling, Speedo stops at 140mph. It was there for a little while. I don't think I was going over 150, some tool in a 4th gen thought it prudent to slow down to 40mph in front of me.
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I didn't think about that. Glad ya didn't hit him.

Some people deserve this.
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My trans is stock. Don't know how fast I was rolling, Speedo stops at 140mph. It was there for a little while. I don't think I was going over 150, some tool in a 4th gen thought it prudent to slow down to 40mph in front of me.
What, you didn't have your GPS in the car to record maximum speed?

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alabamaguy- next time take wipers off /tape grill up/up tire pressures to 35 >40 psi.. pick up about 2 mph,? dont look down ! just keep pedal to the metal ! if anyone complains say from old alabama gang, may you are ? rkvette
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I wish I had a working gps but hey, I'm just happy with the experience. I definitely had a blast on those steep banks!
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Onstar lol.
Lmao they would have flipped the hell out.
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haha sounds like fun ****, id love to get mine topped out on a track. now post that vid! lol
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Really put that car to the test lol..
Sounds like a lot of fun!
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were is the vids we want the vids lol sounds like
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140 on a track is impressive! I have hit 167 as a personal max in my gxp, its a shame we are so drag limited
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I would imagine you could keep it to the mat all the way around the track, with all of that banking, though I'm not sure how banked it is in the tri-oval.

Can't wait to see the video!
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Going to pick up the camera this afternoon, so calm down lol.

Yeah, I imagine if I could have done WOT longer than 1/3 of the track it would have been much higher. If I had to guess it'd be around 145-150 judging by the length of time it was buried, rise in engine speed, etc. As far as the banking, I did 130 going into a corner and came out with the speedo pegged already. Had no issues at all, but the G-forces were amazing. I think my seat still has the impression of my *** in it.
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That's EPIC! I'm jealous! I can't wait to see this video.
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