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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-10-01, 08:21 PM
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Speed Question

I have a 91 Tempo automatic with a 4 cylinder engine. My spedometer only goes 2 notches past 80. I was just wondering if anyone knows how fast you would be going when the needle stops moving. Thanks!

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-11-01, 08:18 AM
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Have you ever bent the needle?

One time, I was following my roommate in his Neon. My car is like yours, 2.3 auto 85mph speedometer. We were haullin a$$ down the freeway, and my speedometer went down to the black plastic trim around the gauges, and started to bend a little when the car ran out of steam. According to the speedo in the Neon, we were hitting close to 105.

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