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Fastest you've ever been?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Drewid, Nov 26, 2004.

  1. scootrz1
    Joined: Apr 16, 2011
    Posts: 268

    scootrz1
    Member
    from usa

    In my 1969 superbee 145 mph and still pulling (coming up on a corner so backed off) also I got a ticket on my bike for 135 mph and got it thrown out of court , cop wrote it up wrong then started harrassing me and I knew chief of police and promised i would stop screwing around if they left me alone (probably a real good thing i was like 20 then )
     
  2. Coupe Crazy
    Joined: Sep 20, 2010
    Posts: 83

    Coupe Crazy
    Member
    from LI, NY

    All I know is that the older I get, the faster I was...
     
  3. Jimbo17
    Joined: Aug 19, 2008
    Posts: 3,765

    Jimbo17
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    I went 147 mph around Daytona about two years ago.

    Went to the Richard Petty school and had fun doing it.

    The driving coach told me that as long as you can keep a four car distance between us I will keep going faster so I thought that would be fine.

    After a few laps the speeds were right up there and I keep going faster until all of a sudden the four car length distance went from four cars to two cars and I went around the teacher. I could not figure out what he was doing but when we got back to pit road and I asked why he slowed down he informed me the control tower told him I was on track that lap to be over 160 and they did not want me going that fast.

    What a blast driving a cup car.

    Jimbo
     
  4. Dan Warner
    Joined: Oct 25, 2004
    Posts: 557

    Dan Warner
    Member
    from so cal

    I wonder why you went 147 and the other, earlier in this thread, went 200+ in a school car.

    DW
     
  5. Arominus
    Joined: Feb 2, 2011
    Posts: 394

    Arominus
    Member

    130ish in a 413 powered 1966 Dodge Monaco 500 on some 2 lane blacktop east of colorado springs. Not fun with drum brakes.

    My porsche 924s did the same speed with 150hp :p
     
  6. toobadq
    Joined: Sep 18, 2011
    Posts: 9

    toobadq
    Member
    from Indy

    Been 120 in my 69 Mustang on contry roads when I was younger, same car 117mph on the dragstrip....Been 145 in a Diesel Pick up truck......Make weekly runs up to 100 while test driving trucks.....P.S. I turn up Ford and Dodge Diesels for a living...
     
  7. PR51
    Joined: Oct 13, 2010
    Posts: 150

    PR51
    Member

    Evo III... in '04 coming back from working nights in NOLA the Eirhart expressway was always like a ghost town heading home because the only people on the road were heading to the city... on the longest strip of the Road I was able to get her up to 154-5mph every morning... after 140mph it just got real smooth and kinda eery... like the peaceful calm before a storm. LOL
    I was surprised it made it up that high but I don't think it would go more without any more mods... and I was running out of straight road. That car later ended up totaled and I ended up blind for a little while, I still have the keys in my room... Luckily I am with sight and a little more tame these days, a little.
     
  8. wilcox garage
    Joined: Mar 31, 2009
    Posts: 20

    wilcox garage
    Member

    225 in a model a Roadster , with a warmed over 294" SBC , on the salt!!
     
  9. Cool... Was that a record?
     
  10. v194
    Joined: Jan 8, 2008
    Posts: 112

    v194
    Member
    from The South

    240 mph ... Top Alcohol Dragster.
     
  11. Flatheadguy
    Joined: Dec 2, 2008
    Posts: 2,037

    Flatheadguy
    Member

    On a race track....188.7 - Daytona. Ford GT40. On the street, Route 24 Boston to Fall River, Mass., 136mph (state police radar) in a Ferrari 250GT. Cost a fortune in fines. But worth every second.
     
  12. psychopathic51
    Joined: Nov 6, 2005
    Posts: 63

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    Member

    I remember as a kid pulling out of the gas station with my dad in his 65 GTO and him hammering on it and looking over at the speedo from the passenger seat anf it read 130 and was still climbing, He said "Don't you ever tell your mom or you will never be allowed to come back over to my house (they were divorced). The fastest i have ever been was on my brothers Honda Super Hawk 996 (V-Twin crotch rocket) I took it across the interstate bridge and had it in 5th gear and watched the speedo climb to 150 before letting off because some van seen me coming and blocked me so i couldn't pass which was probably a good thing. That was the biggest adrenaline rush i have ever had!
     
  13. Drb007
    Joined: Mar 4, 2012
    Posts: 3

    Drb007
    Member
    from Wisconsin

    155 in my Porsche 911 C4.
     
  14. gaskell
    Joined: Sep 6, 2007
    Posts: 149

    gaskell
    Member
    from AZ

    127 70 Buick GS. looked up and saw the 80s CHP mustang in the mirror. pulled over and waited for him ( took him almost 5 mins ). When he got outa the car he asked me if I pulled over because I broke something? I told him I saw him in the mirror and figured he wanted to talk to me. He told me he had "friends" waiting for me ahead and then told me how fast I was going. Surprisingly he was pretty cool about it. After a lengthly lecture and because i pulled over without having to be "asked to"' he wrote me a ticket for 10 over. My neighbor after another lecture, took care of the ticket for me (chp captain).
    nowadays they just take you to jail.
     
  15. cgc1958
    Joined: Aug 22, 2011
    Posts: 302

    cgc1958
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    1. 1957-59 Ranchero's

    I've had my 67 cougar up to 135 a few times on the freeway.

    Got to do some driving for a movie once with the same car, there is nothing quite like 5 miles of desert highway locked down by the CHP so you can go stupid fast. Went a bit over 140 that day. Came over the hill at the end of the 5 miles to see the cop car blocking both lanes up ahead, slowed to a stop along with the other car (1969 Chevelle), and then turned around and did the whole thing a few more times!
     
  16. nwbhotrod
    Joined: Oct 13, 2009
    Posts: 1,243

    nwbhotrod
    Member
    from wash state

    Buddys tossd me the keys to his Zo6 Corvette . not like old stuff thats fast . This new stuff is so much faster
     
  17. Ironshot
    Joined: Feb 26, 2012
    Posts: 21

    Ironshot
    Member
    from Las Vegas

    135 in a 04 dodge cummins turbo on the 215 here in vegas, 115 on my suzuki intruder vl1500 bagger (and I weighed about 150lbs more than I do now at that time), and the '35 coupe me and my dad built got clocked by a popo doing 105 in a 25mph zone on a 1/4 mile long road (that included accelerating and shutting down around the 1/8th mile point).... my dad was driving and got away with a warning and a stern talkin to!
     
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  18. 113 mph in a W model Kenworth on the Hume Highway in Australia with a mate driving...............yehaaa woooosh
     
  19. Rocky Famoso
    Joined: Mar 30, 2008
    Posts: 3,000

    Rocky Famoso
    BANNED

    Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School, Pomona CA.
    Alcohol rear engine dragster...
    ...
     
  20. gimpyshotrods
    Joined: May 20, 2009
    Posts: 17,895

    gimpyshotrods
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    181 in controlled free-fall, no vehicle. Motorcycle: 224. Car: 256.
     
  21. mitchsfab
    Joined: May 20, 2010
    Posts: 99

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    110 in my '63 Dodge dart with the 225 slant on the 210 fwy in the carpool lane heading east from Pasadena
     
  22. vintagetinman
    Joined: Oct 22, 2007
    Posts: 157

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    2 miles per minute=120mph
     
  23. NuckinFutz
    Joined: Jun 26, 2011
    Posts: 170

    NuckinFutz
    Member
    from GA

    203 in a Maxton prepped 93 Z28 on I85 just outside of Commerce,GA. Damnest thing is, my on board computer still had me getting 14 mpg. LOL

    I had it @161 on GPS today, taking my buddy for his first ride in it. Hope to take it to the June 2-3 meet.
     
  24. vintagetinman
    Joined: Oct 22, 2007
    Posts: 157

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    i have buried the needle in my old 67 gto and my 73 road runner . i also have had my porsche 944 up to 165
     
  25. 91Bear
    Joined: Nov 29, 2010
    Posts: 30

    91Bear
    Member
    from Boerne, TX

    115 in 1987 in my Dad's stock 1978 280Z. It was still pulling but I saw a cop up ahead on IH-10. Got back down to 55 by the time I passed him.

    He had just finished giving a ticket and turned his lights off just after I crested a rise in the road or I would not have seen him. I was 19 and I would have been in BIG trouble with both the law and my dad.

    Dad, however, went 135 in that Datsun out in West Texas. Great car.
     
  26. LN7 NUT
    Joined: Sep 9, 2010
    Posts: 2,164

    LN7 NUT
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    60mph on my 1937 CCM Cleavland. ;)
     
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mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} </style> <![endif]--> During the 70’s, on several occasions, I rode my 1969 Norton 750 Commando over 130 MPH (as shown on my Norton 150 MPH speedometer) down the steep side of Pacheco Pass (Cal-State 152 between Los Banos and Gilroy California). What a ride! It’s was like “free falling” with the total absence of any engine noise whatsoever accompanied by the loud rushing sound of a whole lot of wind pressing hard against your face and blowing around your ears and through your hair. Most west coast bikers of that era found wearing helmets very unfashionable unless it was required at an AMA sanctioned event. Consequently, back in the day we just didn’t wear helmets at all.
    The overall route runs about 12 miles but it is most exciting where it falls from an elevation of about 1,000 ft down to an elevation of about 300 feet in less than a mile or so. When I think about, it was definitely a foolish act of crazy running at track speed down an uncontrolled paved country road. In any case, once you got over 90 MPH you were pretty much committed to whatever speed gravity dished out. Thank you Lord for keeping my shades on my face, wheels on the ground, chain on the sprocket and my tires from blowing.


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  28. Rocky Famoso
    Joined: Mar 30, 2008
    Posts: 3,000

    Rocky Famoso
    BANNED

    Damn, Dude! Much respect...you went to the edge, Glad you are here to relay the story!
    It's only God that says, your time is Up...I should have been dead several times myself, just wasn't my time yet. So Live Life Until You Die! And if you aren't pushn'-it,... you're not livin'...!
     
  29. Dr HEMI
    Joined: Mar 23, 2012
    Posts: 102

    Dr HEMI
    Member
    from NW Ohio

    168 mph several times in my Autothority Porsche 944 Turbo; once
    on a 2-lane road.

    I'm getting older. I've only run my current Boxter S up to about 140.
     
  30. 140+ in a 56 ford tudor with a 390, as they say man what a ride!
     

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