eclipse top speed?

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  1. Hansel

    Hansel OT Supporter

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    one of my friends is planning on buying a 99 eclipse.does anybody know the stock top speed of a 99 eclipse?


    i tried to talk him out of it..but i guess they are just too fast too furious!
     
  2. spydur86

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    My 1996 automatic GS goes 125 and then doesn't have enough balls to go any further. It depends on the model though, because AWD will be quicker, but lower top speed while turbo will be good with top speed.
     
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    gst's are limited to 140 because of a limiter.mitsu didnt put a high enough rated tire from the factory so they did it for safety reasons..gsx's are not limited but go to about 155 possibly...


    either way who cares about what top speed a car can do?top speed doesnt show how much power ur car does and u wont be goin that fast in a 1/4 mile run
     
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    Good to know (that GS-T's have a limiter) but yeah, I'd focus more on the acceleration anyway.
     
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    gsx will do 160 at about 7800rpm but you have to have the power to get there. a stock one is good for 140's
     
  6. troglodyte

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    My car topped out at 140 this morning. I gotta be faster so I need NAAAAWS! Two bottles...by tonight. And, I need a big one.:big grin:
     
  7. talontsiawd

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    a gst is govered at 135mph. THe GSX or awd talons have no govoner and i got mine to 145 basicly stock and still had room to go. I plan on maxing it out in a few weeks to see what i can get. Ill probably stop at 7k in 5th im hoping like 155 or 160.
     
  8. Warehouse

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    I had my first gen DSM gs-t up to 147 a few years back...
     
  9. BLKDVLGSX

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    FWD turbo - 130 (governed)
    AWD's - 150 stock
    AWD's gear limitations - 178mph @ 7500rpm's
     
  10. 2.5RS

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    What model? Mods?

    I suggest going to an Eclipse site, they would know what the car can do.

    There are some seriously modded Eclipses out there.
     

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