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ST184gt-s
07-12-2008, 11:04 PM
whats up everybody im new to this site and ive been looking all over the web and i cant find anything on how 2 remove my governor and where its located. can anyone help me figure this out?
thanks

liplip
07-13-2008, 12:32 AM
I think its on there for your safety as well as the safety of the other people on the road.

geebes
07-13-2008, 12:58 AM
I would agree, whats the need to go over 120? (As if there is a stretch of road long enough for that to happen in the first place... :lolhittin)

METDeath
07-13-2008, 05:23 AM
If it's a manual there shouldn't be one...

david in germany
07-13-2008, 09:34 AM
I have no governor on the st :) Top speed is 135 then the rev limiter kicks on. SUprises people though that the little 1.6 can do it.
Disclaimer:
Testing of the top speed in my st was done on the Federal Republic of Germany's Autobahn system and was performed legally/safely. I do not drive like that anymore because of the additional wear and tear on the car and the excessive use of fuel to do it.
The difference between my daily driving style (60mph commute) and the foot to the floor is generally a difference of 10mpg. I average around 33-35mpg at 60mph and around 23-24 at 120+ mph.
at $4.60 a gallon it is not wort it anymore to drive fast. (the locals are paying around $12 per gallon but I get my fuel through the Military here)

VikingJZ
07-14-2008, 04:19 AM
You can't just remove a governor from this car. As far as I know you're pretty much stuck with 119 without a lot of modification