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Does anyone know if the 2.4 has a governor on it? I'm assuming it does... If so, anyone know what it's set at?
 

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It is speed controlled and not by a "Governor" -- it is programmed into the engine control module...I forget what the limit is though...
 

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My old ranger with a 4.0 cut off at 110 mph. It scared this sh*t out of me when I hit it, the engine just shut off and I thought I blew the thing up. As soon as I got below 105 or so it came right back on.
You will know it if you get to the speed it is set at.
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Does anyone know if the 2.4 has a governor on it? I'm assuming it does... If so, anyone know what it's set at?
The rev limiter on my 2nd Tib (2.7 v6 6 speed) was set at 6800 rpm , bounced off it more than a few times . You can't get by it without reflashing the ECU . If it could pull 6800 in 6th gear that would be over 150 mph , at 70 mph it was right at 3100 rpm .

Hyundai ECU's start pulling fuel and timing around 6000 rpm to limit hp so they are aero limited for top speed , no need for a hard shutoff .

I assume Kia does the same , a rev limiter but no speed governor .
 

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I was told by one of the tech's at the dealership that he's had his top out at 240km/h. Still not sure weather to believe him or not.
 

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wat i do know is i hit 127mph on my 2.4 forte and got to paranoid and hit the brakes
 

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I was told by one of the tech's at the dealership that he's had his top out at 240km/h. Still not sure weather to believe him or not.
That's 150 mph , not sure i'd want to be going 150 mph in a Forte .
 

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Well according to one car magazine I just looked at (I think Car and Driver), the top speed is limited to 127MPH. Which, in all honesty, I can't imagine reaching anyway. But I think that answers my question. Unless anyone else out there has passed that... Yikes!
 

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Well according to one car magazine I just looked at (I think Car and Driver), the top speed is limited to 127MPH. Which, in all honesty, I can't imagine reaching anyway. But I think that answers my question. Unless anyone else out there has passed that... Yikes!
:D dont dare me !!
 

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in my latest car and driver mag, they did a short test on a koupSX. they said top speed was governed at 132mph. previously they said that an SX sedan was set at 127mph. not sure which one is correct
 

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in my latest car and driver mag, they did a short test on a koupSX. they said top speed was governed at 132mph. previously they said that an SX sedan was set at 127mph. not sure which one is correct
well i hit 130mph today!! on my forte sedan 2.4 how about that! :D
 

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You're a braver man than I! But, good to know I guess. Jarhead, are you stationed in PA? Or retired?
 

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Viper, i'm out now. I finished with a tour in Afghanistan, wife said I was done when I came home, so here I am. Are you still in? PM me.
 

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On my way home tonight, I followed a friend home in his Nissan Titan and decided to go head to head. Side by side to 180 km/h then his governor kicked in and he just seen my tail lights.
 

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On my way home tonight, I followed a friend home in his Nissan Titan and decided to go head to head. Side by side to 180 km/h then his governor kicked in and he just seen my tail lights.
Keep it safe out there on the roads, save racing for the tracks :)
 
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