110 top speed - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
» Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > PAG Vehicle Discussion > Land Rover
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-15-2005, 13:01   #1 (permalink)
Ian
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
110 top speed

What top speed can I expect from a 1984 2.5 NA 110?


  Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-15-2005, 14:01   #2 (permalink)
SpamTrapSeeSig
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: 110 top speed

In article <dirlrh$ftv$1@newsg1.svr.pol.co.uk>, Ian
<p.nis@NOSPAMvirgin.net> writes
>What top speed can I expect from a 1984 2.5 NA 110?


Frightening.


Regards,

Simonm.

--
simonm|at|muircom|dot|demon|.|c|oh|dot|u|kay
SIMON MUIR, BRISTOL UK www.ukip.org
EUROPEANS AGAINST THE EU www.members.aol.com/eurofaq
GT250A'76 R80/RT'86 110CSW TD'88 www.kc3ltd.co.uk/profile/eurofollie/
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-15-2005, 14:01   #3 (permalink)
m0bcg
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: 110 top speed

you are looking at around 80mph but youll only see this on long flat
motorway runs or downhill slopes ..

generally speaking 65/70mph is the tops because the engine doesnt pull
that hard .

  Reply With Quote
Old 10-15-2005, 14:01   #4 (permalink)
Tom Woods
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: 110 top speed

On Sat, 15 Oct 2005 20:38:27 +0100, "Ian" <p.nis@NOSPAMvirgin.net>
wrote:

>What top speed can I expect from a 1984 2.5 NA 110?
>

I got my SWB 2a with a 2.5D engine in up to 84 once (according to the
GPS)

That was just after i rebuilt it with new rings and stuff.

It wont go that fast anymore, but will cruise at 60-70. Before i
rebuilt it, it would only cruise at 55-60.


  Reply With Quote
Old 10-15-2005, 15:01   #5 (permalink)
Nigel
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: 110 top speed

SpamTrapSeeSig wrote:
> In article <dirlrh$ftv$1@newsg1.svr.pol.co.uk>, Ian
> <p.nis@NOSPAMvirgin.net> writes
>> What top speed can I expect from a 1984 2.5 NA 110?

>
> Frightening.
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Simonm.


I had mine up to 70+ once, never again, too much concentration required. 50
to 60 is much better, don't have to worry about overtaking, and even
following caravans is OK. Stress free motoring.

Nigel
--
nigel@leginDOTorg
1979 Lightweight


  Reply With Quote
Old 10-15-2005, 16:01   #6 (permalink)
SimonJ
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: 110 top speed


> What top speed can I expect from a 1984 2.5 NA 110?
>
>

Not sure if this is any help. but I used to get the IIa 2.25na up to H flat
out, or P if I was going downhill.


  Reply With Quote
Old 10-15-2005, 18:01   #7 (permalink)
Huw
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: 110 top speed


"Ian" <p.nis@NOSPAMvirgin.net> wrote in message
news:dirlrh$ftv$1@newsg1.svr.pol.co.uk...
> What top speed can I expect from a 1984 2.5 NA 110?
>


I'll have a look behind the sunvisor tomorrow. I did once work out the
ratios for each gear and stored the results behind there. This was only
about 18 years ago so I expect the paper will still be there in the morning.
ISTR that third gear was exactly correct for the speedo such that it pulled
2000 at 20mph, 3000 at 30mph and 4000 at 40.

As far as practical limits, then 70 is possible but a practical maximum is
about 60.

Huw


  Reply With Quote
Old 10-16-2005, 05:01   #8 (permalink)
MVP
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: 110 top speed

On Sat, 15 Oct 2005 20:38:27 +0100, "Ian" <p.nis@NOSPAMvirgin.net>
wrote:

>What top speed can I expect from a 1984 2.5 NA 110?
>

I had mine to a steady 80 once, but the exhaust was broken (clean
break by the gearbox) so that might have something to do with it.
I think 60 is more relaistic.

--
Mark.
www.markvarleyphoto.co.uk
www.mvp-fine-art.co.uk
www.mvp-gallery.com
www.4x4info.info
www.shoot-to-thrill.com



.................................................................
Posted via TITANnews - Uncensored Newsgroups Access
>>>> at http://www.TitanNews.com <<<<

-=Every Newsgroup - Anonymous, UNCENSORED, BROADBAND Downloads=-

  Reply With Quote
Old 10-16-2005, 05:01   #9 (permalink)
Tom Woods
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: 110 top speed

On Sun, 16 Oct 2005 11:20:52 +0100, MVP <mr.nice@*nospam*softhome.net>
wrote:

>On Sat, 15 Oct 2005 20:38:27 +0100, "Ian" <p.nis@NOSPAMvirgin.net>
>wrote:
>
>>What top speed can I expect from a 1984 2.5 NA 110?
>>

>I had mine to a steady 80 once, but the exhaust was broken (clean
>break by the gearbox) so that might have something to do with it.
>I think 60 is more relaistic.


Driving my landy around with a broken exhaust (below the passenger
seat) - made it very slow and loud.
For a while i had an exhaust that was about 4 foot of pipe with an old
cherry bomb on the end. This gave me lots of power when pulling off,
but top speed was worse.
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-16-2005, 09:01   #10 (permalink)
Huw
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: 110 top speed


"Huw" <hedydd[nospam]@tiscali.co.uk> wrote in message
news:3rdjqjFiv62sU1@individual.net...
>
> "Ian" <p.nis@NOSPAMvirgin.net> wrote in message
> news:dirlrh$ftv$1@newsg1.svr.pol.co.uk...
>> What top speed can I expect from a 1984 2.5 NA 110?
>>

>
> I'll have a look behind the sunvisor tomorrow. I did once work out the
> ratios for each gear and stored the results behind there. This was only
> about 18 years ago so I expect the paper will still be there in the
> morning.
> ISTR that third gear was exactly correct for the speedo such that it
> pulled 2000 at 20mph, 3000 at 30mph and 4000 at 40.
>

Yep, still there. The speed at 4000erpm, which is where maximum power is
rated is third 40mph, fourth 60mph and fifth 70mph.
That is if you want to run the engine virtually to the governor.
80mph in a standard NA diesel is wishful thinking. The thing would go 'bang'
in short order.

Huw


  Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > PAG Vehicle Discussion > Land Rover



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 15:06.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.