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Got up to 130mpn in my IS300 last night. The car is so stable. 0-about 90mph the car is to fast but wehn u get up past 100mph the car takes time to get there.
 

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I thought the car pulls pretty good through 4th gear which is aoubt 115, but once it hits 5th the rate of aceleration slowed a good bit.
 

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I wish I had my stock tires on. I maxed out at 120. The car is extremely stable at high speeds. The car does pull pretty good in 4th gear. I have to pay too much attention to the road after 110 MPh to notice acceleration in 5th.
 

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I touched 130mph on the Bronx River Pkwy. but I had my exit coming up so I had to get off. Don't know if I will do it again. Maybe in the summer.
 

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just 2 let u guys know.......i hit 147 MPH with my RMM intake...... it wuz very very fun....... this wuz on 80 south in north cali.......

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i needed 2 test my car out after the intake wuz installed....

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I came off of I5 at Nees Ave exit outside a place called Firebaugh. I hit just shy of 145 on a perfectly straight 10 mile chunk of level road. The car would not go any faster, and I still had plenty of room. I think the scary part is the brakes. I am pretty sure that if you slam on the brakes and slow down to a dead stop from that speed, you will screw up the pads or rotors.
 

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Originally posted by deepcover:
I came off of I5 at Nees Ave exit outside a place called Firebaugh. I hit just shy of 145 on a perfectly straight 10 mile chunk of level road. The car would not go any faster, and I still had plenty of room. I think the scary part is the brakes. I am pretty sure that if you slam on the brakes and slow down to a dead stop from that speed, you will screw up the pads or rotors.
I think your car would spin out and or flip.. =)
 

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yeah i have a feeling that the car would lift off....the problem with the brakes is that if it heats up all of a sudden and then you let off...it'll cool, and probably warp the rotors.

Originally posted by deepcover:
I came off of I5 at Nees Ave exit outside a place called Firebaugh. I hit just shy of 145 on a perfectly straight 10 mile chunk of level road. The car would not go any faster, and I still had plenty of room. I think the scary part is the brakes. I am pretty sure that if you slam on the brakes and slow down to a dead stop from that speed, you will screw up the pads or rotors.
 

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Originally posted by AltezzaRoku:
I think your car would spin out and or flip.. =)

I think the car will be ok. The EBD and ABS won't let it. I did some heavy braking coming off 100 MPh. The brakes are sooooo good. Absolutely love it.
 

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I love the braking i had to brake from 60-80 MPH to zero bec of a traaffic light turning red on me while i was in a race and there were 4 ppl in the car and it stopped w/o a QUACK or SCREECH i loved IS so much that day =)

and well the most i have gone is 120+ becasue we don't have nice straight streches here in NO VA and i don't trust my IS on turns at those speeds for some reason i don't think it is too stable on high speed turns...
 

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When you guys go that fast, you should just let off the gas and coast (if there is room on the freeway) to slow down the car. Braking at those high speeds is not smart because you can easily lose control of the car. Oh, I hit 129 a few weeks ago; no the pedal was not to the floor.
 

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ICE300 said:
just 2 let u guys know.......i hit 147 MPH with my RMM intake...... it wuz very very fun....... this wuz on 80 south in north cali....... <P>>=|<P>i needed 2 test my car out after the intake wuz installed....<P>------------------
Silver 2001 IS300
RMM Intake
Carbon Fiber Dash Kit
Hella Blue Lights On Dash
- so withOUT the intake you wouldn't be able to hit 147? :roll:
 

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I think the fastest I've gone in mine is 100. Haven't had the chance to open it up (since I'm mostly in traffic during the week) and w/o a RD, I get kinda paranoid.
 
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