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Old 05-03-2012, 07:58 PM
Cdnrockies Cdnrockies is offline
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Originally Posted by quackbury View Post
So I'll settle for the next best thing: reminding folks that there are alternatives to going 100-plus on public roads, and hoping that at least one person out there will listen.

Flame on.
Like I said, I don't really disagree with you.

I guess at the end of the day, what is the point of owning any high performance DD vehicle like our +400 hp rides??? If you're not ever going to push them, why own them, save for a few track days a year?

I've only ever had one ticket in the F and it was BS for only 12 mph over the limit on the highway when passing safely, so don't think I'm suggesting that I cruise consistently north of 140 mph or put anyone in danger, other than myself.

We can then enter the debate on what truly "safe" speeds are. I'd argue with you all day long that current speed limits only remain where they are due to our governments' needing the revenue vs. occupant safety. I'd strongly disagree with you that 100 mph is unsafe in a mechanically sound (including properly tired) vehicle with a capable driver.
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