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Terry Brooks
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Post by Terry Brooks »

I've had an indicated 119 from my TZD [late at night,on an otherwise deserted A38 'tween Derby & the M1] ...it was flat out,nuffin left,in perfect conditions and I could'nt quite make the needle hit 120 .......however ........since then,I've acquired a satnav ........and my car seems to read 5mph too fast right through the speed range [from 35 up to 85-ish .........I dunno what it measures "too fast" over 85, I have'nt tried it yet] ........this was also backed up by a friends satnav [different make to mine] also reading 5mph slower than my BX speedo ........So I reckon 114 is the max for my TZD.
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Post by cavmad »

105 and still pulling this morning in the TZD estate. Very impressed as I think the tosser behind me in the Vectra was!
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Post by Cornishbx16v »

ive had the old girl at a true 136 (gps) 142 indicated, had to ease of due to runing out of road! (all private test track of course!! :wink: )
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I`m hoping for circa 115-120 when the 1.9TD gets transplanted into my estate but maybe I`m being a bit optomistic :lol:
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Xantia TD pulled 105mph up a hill last night (GPS) :shock:

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Post by Stewart (oily!) »

I saw an indicated 120 on the Hooligan once, probably works out at around 115 actual it was still accelerating too :evil: , still stable and reasonably relaxed too, my old TD/GTI used to reliably get to 115 indicated quite regularly (on private road of course) :wink:
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