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Speed Governer Question

On my 2001 Edge, my limiter was set at 92 MPH.
Now, on my 2005 I can go alot faster than that. I hit 100, and backed off. What is the governed speed of my truck???

Yes, I have stock tires...
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AFAIK 92 MPH
you can't even go much faster down hill since engine braking slows you
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AFAIK 92 MPH
you can't even go much faster down hill since engine braking slows you
What?
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as far as I know - got that one off Bob R.....
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I don't think they increased it, not sure how you managed to get to 100.
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I assure you, I was doing 100, with stock tires.
I wonder if something isn't set up right. Like the ECM has the wrong gears or tire size...it didn't really "feel" like 100...but that's what the speedo showed...
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You might try comparing you speedometer to a GPS in the car with good satillite coverage.
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as far as I know - got that one off Bob R.....
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What?
Think he means the AFAIK (as far as I know) statement he made....
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I wasn't sure what that acronym ment, thanx for clearing that up Ean!
AFAIK means "as far as I know"... Now I feel stupid. I call myself internet literate, and that just eluded me...

ANYWAY...why does my truck show 100+ on the speedo?
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11 hours and not one definite answer? I'm very disappointed here guys...
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Its the weekend dude. You can't expect an instant answer to everything when 90% of the forum activity is on weekdays.
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why does my truck show 100+ on the speedo?
to make you fell special why else... and stock speedo's can be off they arnt alsways perfect s oyou are lets say 8mph off on your speedo the only way is to run a GPS like one guy stated or run side by side with another stock vehical
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yea, what they all said Chuck
and yes Bob - I believe I first saw AFAIK in one of your posts
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MY PT does at least 105...HA HA HA HA!

No govenor here, baby!
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MY PT does at least 105...HA HA HA HA!

No govenor here, baby!
yep...and i care why.....
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Yeah well, I don't know anybody with GPS locally, and nobody will drive 100 near me. Looks like I need to find a cop somewhere....

He's an answer I got over at RPS...do you think this is possible as well??
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...Sometimes Ford makes little slips and forgets to program in the govenor... My brother used to own a 2001 focus that had no limiter, but I know many of them did...
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Why do want to faster then 92..

You got a 4x4...

Your ****in stupid...

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see, he's not asking about going faster than 92 just about the limiter and if he can
why do you have to start
I guess if it is truely in the programing it is possible - wrong tire size or ratio entered
to check your speedo how about riding next to someone else you are in communication with at that speed?
when the LIL BLUE speed limiter kicks in you know it for sure and like I said even downhill with a tail wind
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yep...and i care why.....
Because I said so
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Because I said so
really its a PT...i laugh when i see them no offence but no thanks...rather have like a focus over that...
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I wasn't sure what that acronym ment, thanx for clearing that up Ean!
AFAIK means "as far as I know"... Now I feel stupid. I call myself internet literate, and that just eluded me...

ANYWAY...why does my truck show 100+ on the speedo?
Just to look cool.....Be glad yours don't say 85 like mine
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hmm... cuz ive hit 100 as well and thats the point i felt it start to give me resistance so i bet that by the tiem you get to 100, if you speedo is off by like 1/4 mph, itll add up to about 8-9 mph....
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Maybe you have 3.73 gears instead of 4.10's
I'd check the axle code and your door jam and make sure they match. If they do, its possible..

1.) your speedo is off
2.) your governed at 100
3.) theres a squirrl/gremlin on one of those wheel things helping you along
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i know i have hit 100+ with my 4x4 racing my friends s10 ss and his govened at 99 so i know i'v gone over and i have 4:10 gears i just never thought about the govener and i dont get when i rev in park (only tryed once when i got my exhaust).

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