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Old 03-27-2019, 08:20 PM
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Acura TL Type-S 6MT physical Top speed

If the electronic governor was removed, what is top speed that the transmission could physically achieve?

194mph? 224mph?
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Old 03-27-2019, 08:25 PM
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TL 6MT (Final Drive: 3.285)
Gear/ Gear Ratio/ Redline mph
1 ------ 3.933 -------- 39.7
2 ------ 2.478 -------- 62.9
3 ------ 1.700 -------- 91.7
4 ------ 1.250 -------- 124.8
5 ------ 0.975 -------- 160.0
6 ------ 0.770 -------- 202.6

TL Auto (Final Drive: 4.428)
Gear/ Gear Ratio/ Redline mph
1 ------ 2.563 -------- 45.1
2 ------ 1.552 -------- 74.6
3 ------ 1.021 -------- 113.3
4 ------ 0.666 -------- 173.7
5 ------ 0.480 -------- 241.1
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Even with a supercharger, ain't no way a TL is ever going to see anywhere near 200 mph unless you drive it off a HUGE cliff.
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Even with a supercharger, ain't no way a TL is ever going to see anywhere near 200 mph unless you drive it off an aircraft.

What's terminal velocity for a car
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Old 03-27-2019, 08:55 PM
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I guess we'll need to watch the old Charlie Sheen movie Terminal Velocity to find out.
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Old 03-27-2019, 09:45 PM
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Terminal velocity 125mph?

My Rotrex TL will do 200mph+ with 1000hp.
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Pics or it didn't happen.
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Terminal velocity 125mph?

My Rotrex TL will do 200mph+ with 1000hp.
But will you survive?
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Old 03-28-2019, 09:56 PM
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Even at 149mph @5100rpm in sixth gear it still has a lot more left but the fuel pump cutout will prevent anything >150mph.







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Even at 149mph @5100rpm in sixth gear it still has a lot more left but the fuel pump cutout will prevent anything >150mph.
While there may well be some pedal left, my bet is if you somehow defeated the speed governor there is little chance of a 3G Type-S getting above 165 on flat ground with no wind.
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Hondata allows you to remove the speed governor.

Wing, splitter, and those little aerodynamic bits on the lateral sides of the front bumper should keep it stable at high speeds.
In congruency with a damper system, wheels and tires.
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Car was not designed to go that fast. I would not want to be in a TL trying to go 200mph, even with mods.
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Id rather be in my TL going fast than my foxbody. It gets a little scary on the top end with bias ply drag tires.
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But will you survive?
quit being such a debbie downer... let the man do what he wants
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Originally Posted by Saving4aTL View Post
Hondata allows you to remove the speed governor.

Wing, splitter, and those little aerodynamic bits on the lateral sides of the front bumper should keep it stable at high speeds.
In congruency with a damper system, wheels and tires.
Regardless, still won't get a 3G TL anywhere near 200 mph.
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I really doubt a rotrex kit will ever make 1k hp. Itd probably be pretty hard to reach 700whp with a blower. Youre gonna need a turbo and a ton of money to modify the block and internals. But Good luck if that's your goal
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Originally Posted by 90foxnotch View Post
I really doubt a rotrex kit will ever make 1k hp. Itd probably be pretty hard to reach 700whp with a blower. Youre gonna need a turbo and a ton of money to modify the block and internals. But Good luck if that's your goal
Lol, Thanks.
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You'd need ridiculous amounts of power to get a TL above even 175.
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How much is a ridiculous amount?
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Saving4aTL Be the change you want to see in the world.

200mph 3G TL can't be done? Well not with that attitude you can't!

GO GET IT!
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Old 03-29-2019, 07:49 PM
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My vote is 165 mph, tops...



srg818 Why the hell did you snap a pic at 149 mph?
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srg818 Why the hell did you snap a pic at 149 mph?
That's a screen grab from a gopro video.
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Originally Posted by srg818 View Post
That's a screen grab from a gopro video.
Haha! Oh, okay....
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200mph 3G TL can't be done? Well not with that attitude you can't!

GO GET IT!
Thanks for the encouragement bud! <3
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