Well, my car isn't sharked yet, so I can help ya out. My speedo reads 140mph when my gov. kicks in, but someone said it's actutally 135 (the speedo is off or something, I'm not sure). When you hit your top speed your car just kinda sits there. It doesn't shut the engine off or drop your rpm or anything, it just sits there. And you start to feel all akward so you just let off the pedal, lol.
Originally posted by komodo9@Jul 23 2004, 12:55 AM I sharked my car this morning, but haven't hit a top speed yet. I can say though, you notice a HUGE performance increase from sharking.
Do you really notice an increase in power??? I was so torn and had no idea whether or not it was worth the money!! My intake+exhaust definetely made a difference, and if the chip did too I'll be heading out to buy one too. So, chip+headers are on the way! hehe
yeah, its when you start getting into southern US that they actually arrest people for speeding...Kinda funny...Tenn. Stateys and Virginia Stateys are nobody to mess with. I wish there were more people who had sharked a 318. I want to hear first hand what kind of performance IS noticed considering I haven't what it doesn't do...
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206km/h or 128mph is the factory speed governer on the north american 325/328's
With my speedo governer removed I've only tried up to 230km/h (140mph)
On the 325's you can feel the governer, the car just cut power for about a second. On the 328's the car just stops accelerating, but it's smooth, not on/ff like the 325's.
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NC state troopers arn't too bad, they will ticket the shit out of you though.
I think I've hit about 130 in my auto 98 323is, but that was a while ago and I don't remember everything clearly, I think I ran out of engine power, not gear. I haven't tried it since, but I hit 110-115 on almost a regular basis
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